I used my stimulus check to make my last student loan payment, and I know I'm in a uniquely privileged position
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My husband and I had a goal of paying off my student loan debt by fall 2020. We had about $5,500 to go at the end of 2019.

When the coronavirus hit, we received a stimulus check of $3,400 and used about $2,000 to pay off the last of my student loans.

While it feels great to be debt-free, I know we're privileged — we continue to have stable work and didn't need that money to pay bills or provide for our family.

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