How to use your Economic Impact Payment (EIP) prepaid debit card without paying fees

If you recently received an Economic Impact Payment prepaid debit card from the government in the mail, this is money for you under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Do not throw this card away. You will need this card to access your Economic Impact Payment. You must first activate your card by

Coronavirus-related scams; watch out for schemes tied to Economic Impact Payments

Don’t fall prey to Coronavirus tricks; retirees among potential targets The IRS and its Criminal Investigation Division have seen a wave of new and evolving phishing schemes against taxpayers. In most cases, the IRS will deposit economic impact payments into the direct deposit account listed on previously provided on tax returns. If the IRS does