Inside the 2009 Stimulus Package
In 2008, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act —an economic stimulus bill that gave tax breaks to 95 percent of Americans. The economic stimulus plan was meant to provide a financial boost to everyone from the unemployed and middle income families with children to first-time homebuyers. For some American families, that could mean over $13,000 in savings. Here is what the stimulus could look like for some families.