Food stamps are one of the few safety nets that help Americans put food on their table when jobs and money are scarce. With one in five Americans depending on food stamps, it is easy to see how much strain it puts on the economic reserves of our country. But axing food stamps is not… Read more »
Rick Santorum was a total douche when it came to women’s rights, especially when it came to single moms. Take for example denying aid if you cannot or will not name the father of your child. Really now? But Santorum’s exit from the presidential race has quickly closed a topic no would-be president wants to… Read more »
“Disabled” America. “Dependent” America. A “culture of dependence.” These are taglines that political hawks are tagging our country. Especially now that a record 5.4 million more workers have signed on for fed disability checks. Now this is not something we can whitewash. 5.4 million workers on disability is not easy on taxpayer money, and people… Read more »
There have always been a lot of people critical of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (aka SNAP aka food stamps), and the recent growth of SNAP to $72 billion is something that does not fit well with these people. Now the problem here is that people are viewing food stamps as a solution to poverty,… Read more »
Being a single mom has its fair share of ups and downs, but have you ever given a thought to what you need to prepare for when you grow old alone? That is a question worth answering considering that one third of all single Americans are above the age of 65. Rising divorce rates and… Read more »
To avoid missing deadlines and rushing to get it submitted at the last minute, it’s always in your best interest to complete the FAFSA sooner rather than later.
Remember the welfare reform made back in the 90’s, when the then administration pushed forward a drive to “end welfare as we know it?” That was a drive that made a lot of people happy: it got people relying less on welfare and more on themselves. Fast forward to 2012, and we still have people… Read more »