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Wednesday April 30, 2008 3:03 pm

Retailers Help You Spend Your Stimulus Check

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Editorial, Misc. Tech

Stimulus CheckWhen you receive that humongous government stimulus check, there are plenty of places to help you spend it. Sears (and Kmart) are offering a gift card worth an additional 10% off the check amount. So is Wally World, Radio Shack, and the grocery chains Kroger and Albertson. Staples is also in on the fun. Watch out, though. Home Depot’s offer says that if you use the check to buy eco-friendly gadgets, it will offer a discount. That’s not really a bargain unless you have been waiting for decades to afford a solar panel. We could go on, but hey, you can play Let’s Make a Deal with tons of companies, so take your choice.

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I have seen a lot of signs in the stores urging customers to spend their stimulus checks here.  Unfortunately, I do not get a stimulus check because I am a college student, which is stupid because don’t we need the money as well?  College students are struggling to get through college and the government wont cut them a break…

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