A second stimulus check might arrive in 5 waves. Find out which one you’re in

Not everyone gets a stimulus payment at the same time.


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The Internal Revenue Service created different priority groups to send out the first stimulus payments, approved as part of the CARES Act in March, over several months. Though most who were eligible have received their money, some people are still waiting. If a second stimulus check of up to $1,200 per person (and more for dependents) happens, the priority group system is likely to be used once again.

The overall timeline for legislation remains in question as an agreement may not happen before the Nov. 3 election.

“The fact is that the president has been back and forth: ‘Stop the negotiations,”http://www.cnet.com/”Oh, I want more money than Nancy,”http://www.cnet.com/”I hope she’ll agree with me,”http://www.cnet.com/” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday. “But he has to talk to the Senate Republicans.”

What does this all mean for you? A new stimulus bill with a second stimulus check could still be passed after the election, but nothing is guaranteed. Take a look at four potential timelines that could be used for a second stimulus payment, and learn which priority groups get paid first and last. We update this

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2021 Ferrari Roma first drive review: Good feel, bad touch

It’s a defining moment in any blessed auto enthusiast’s life: the first time they get to stab at the big, red Engine Start button on a Ferrari and take it for a drive. I still remember my first time fondly, and if you’ve ever had the pleasure of doing so yourself, I imagine it’s a moment that is similarly revered. 

If so, cherish that moment, because if the 2021 Ferrari Roma is any indication, it’s a simple action that is now obsolete. You see, the Roma doesn’t have a big, red Engine Start button. It doesn’t have a button to start the engine at all, done away with in favor of a new steering wheel riddled with capacitive touch-sensitive pads. That, as it turns out, is not only a bit sad, it’s a big mistake. 

The Roma is the latest model in Ferrari’s stable, and it’s also among the cheapest — actually, make that least expensive — ways to get yourself a ticket into the Scuderia, with a starting price of $222,420, including $3,750 for destination. (The lovely Blu Corsa example you see pictured here has enough visual and functional options to drive its price up to $316,240.)

It’s also

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