Millions of American families with kids are set to receive the last of six advance monthly child tax credit payments Dec. 15. Yet, just a few days earlier, Dec. 3, the U.S. government is set to shut down if Congress doesn't approve more funding to keep it open through the end of the year. In addition, the government may default in mid-December if the federal debt ceiling isn't raised. Here's what those events may mean for the last monthly child tax credit payment. More from Invest in You: The 'Great Resignation' is burning out those who stay Suze Orman: Can you afford to join the Great Resignation? Is a . . . read the full article here.