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Stimulus ➡️ stocks or stash


Overview: Economic fortune-tellers and lawmakers are trying to forecast the pace of a full economic rebound.

  • New data suggests that students that receive a stimulus check aren't pouring their $1,400 back into the economy en masse.

  • But, this sort of financial planning is still contributing to the theory of an inevitable "pent-up boom."

3.18.2021 Axios Poll - Report 1 (2)
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Axios/Generation Lab Youth Poll | n=804 | March 16-18th


Of those receiving $1400 stimulus:

  • 62% plan to save or invest the stimulus

  • 40% plan to spend on essentials (rent, food, utilities/toiletries)

  • 30% plan to pay credit card, student loans other debts

  • Only 8% and 6% plan to spend on travel and recreational goods respectively


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