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What Does the $1,000 Plus From the Government Mean For You?

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The $2 trillion total spending package approved by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump includes payments of just above $1,000 to most Americans.

Here's how that breaks down:

Single people get $1,200. Couples get $2,400. Families get $3,000 and an additional $500 for each child under the age of 17.

Anyone with an individual income above $99,000 per year is not eligible. 

The relief package is intended to help offset the toll the coronavirus pandemic has taken on American lives, wallets, and portfolios.

Watch the video above to get detailed tips on how best to spend the money.

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