Expert gives tips to avoid debt collectors from taking stimulus money

Debt collectors may try to take people's stimulus funds if they have a court judgment for unpaid bills or debts, according to an expert.

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- Tens of millions of Americans are already benefiting from the sweeping $1.9 trillion COVID relief package. About 90 million stimulus checks have already been deposited into personal bank accounts around the country. Those checks total roughly $242 billion. Right now, the average payment is nearly $2,700. A two-person household making under $150,000 will receive $2,800.