POLL: Half of Americans will spend relief money on bills and essentials

The first direct payments to U.S. adults from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is hitting bank accounts this week.

Fifty-one percent (51%) of Americans report that they will use it to pay bills or purchase essentials like gas or groceries.

Twenty-nine percent (29%) say they will either save or invest the money.

The rest plan on donating it or spending it on non-essential items.

That’s according to a recent Gallup poll.

Thirteen percent (13%) of adults report that they do not expect to receive a payment.

Click on the link below to read the Gallup poll story:

Gallup: Half of Americans spend relief money on essentials

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