Daily Money: Lowe’s gardening kits, unemployment taxes, stimulus checks, classic cars

Good morning, Daily Money friends, it’s Nathan Bomey welcoming you to Thursday. Need some help gardening this spring? That makes two of us. Apparently Lowe’s is generating buzz with Garden-to-Go kits. And they’re free.

🌱 Now if they would just send someone over to pull all the weeds out of your garden for free, too …

On to our … 

💡 INSIGHT OF THE DAY: If you already paid taxes on your 2020 unemployment checks, you might have done so needlessly. Never fear, though, you’ll likely be getting a refund soon. Expect that to come as early as May.

Join our experts for answers to your questions on taxes and stimulus checks! (Photo: USA TODAY)

📰 Here are our top stories:

1. More stimulus checks have been sent. In this round, more than 25 million additional Americans have received their payments, including some Social Security recipients.

2. Remember the Ford Falcon? How about the Chevrolet Bel Air? Due to the popularity of my first story on this subject, I wrote another story about classic car nameplates that have been gone for a long time but could be good fits to be resurrected.

3. If that free Krispy Kreme donut didn’t entice you, maybe this will. Samuel Adams is offering free beer to a limited number of people who show proof of COVID vaccination.

4. Don’t miss out on a larger nest egg. Here are four ways you could sabotage your retirement savings.

5. U.S. jobless claims spiked Thursday. We’re not out of the woods yet.

I hesitate to say that the Ford Falcon was long before my time. But the name is really cool. Let’s go with that.

–@NathanBomey

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