Month: May 2012

For most households, there is no resource limit for FNS/SNAP benefits

In North Carolina (NC), to qualify for FNS/SNAP benefits, there are no resource limits for most households.  In the past, NC and many other states have had limits on cars (number of cars, value of cars) and homes.  Or, one’s financial accounts, such as cash in the bank or retirement accounts, needed to be below[…] Read More

A dollar sure doesn’t buy what it used to anymore!

About the only place that I can think of where a dollar is still worth a dollar is at the local Dollar Tree store!  During 2011, the costs of all groceries went up, which means your spending power at the grocery store went down.  In 2011, the average cost increase for foods purchased to eat-at-home[…] Read More

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