It used to be that getting a Master's degree or PhD meant locking yourself into a good job for life, but now higher education seems to be the fast track to being on food stamps. Why?
Here's chili with a super healthy twist: quinoa. It's healthy, it's filling and, best of all, it's only $5.
There's a pretty restrictive list when it comes to what you can and can't buy with food stamps. If we had our way, here are four items that would definitely make the cut.
Check out our latest $5 family dinner, where we teach you how to make ranch chicken and potato casserole.
Food stamps usage isn't the same across the board, so we took a look at the five highest and four lowest states, as well as five states where usage has doubled since 2008.
There's a pilot program being introduced in San Diego County that would allow children to be better fed during the summer gap in their school year, and with food stamps instead of subsidized lunches.
Family dinners should be filling, taste and inexpensive, with the last point especially important on a food stamps budget.
Economic growth isn't the same from state-to-state, and neither is food stamps. But how much higher than the national average some states are is surprising.
Welcome to the second post in our new series, $5 Family Dinners. It's quick, it's easy, it's nutritious and, best of all, it's cheap.
There are some senators who'd go to the ends of the earth to look out for their constituents, and some whose only interest is padding their own pockets. From the latter category, we've picked three of the worst offenders.