Posted by Matt
If you haven't received your Oregon kicker check yet, think long and hard about whether the state was waiting for a check from you. If you owed payments on child support, student loans, income taxes or court fines, the state took the liberty of taking those payments right out of your kicker check.
I'd previously advocated for putting kicker money into a savings account, but the state is putting it to even better use by forcing people meet their financial responsibilities.
This blog contains some simple tips and advice from two regular guys. We're not accountants, financial advisors, or brokers, so follow, ignore, or discuss our ideas as you see fit.