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.
If you're wondering which companies offer the shortest route to the food stamps line, here they are.
In this weekly series, we'll be taking a look at cheap family dinners you can easily create on a food stamps budget.
Food stamps recipients are an invisible group, and we pass by them every day on the streets. We may not immediately recognize who's on food stamps, but with one in seven Americans counted as recipients, it's far too common.
Some states are trying to pass laws that would lead to mandatory drug testing for welfare recipients, particularly those on food stamps. Is this a valid screening tool, or just another form of discrimination?
If you've run into the problem of not being able to physically make it to the grocery store, you can still use your EBT card online at these select retailers. And if there's a store close to you that's not posted here, just give them a call and see if they'll take food stamps online.
A hot-button issue in the United States right now is whether or not to raise the minimum wage, with a subset of that being how it'll affect food stamps usage. In a really in-depth look, we take a look at some of the biggest factors affecting the relationship between food stamps and minimum wage, and what the smokescreens are that have been put in place.