Month: May 2014

NC’s Simplified Nutritional Assistance Program

What would you do with extra food dollars each month? Are you at least 65 and receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?  Then you may be eligible for the Simplified Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP is simplified version of North Carolina’s Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) Program (food stamps) that has fewer program rules and a[…] Read More

Memorial Day

Memorial Day is coming up, and people around the country will use this weekend as a time to gather with friends and family. With summer around the corner and warm weather here to stay, it’s also a popular time to fire up the grill for a barbecue.

Eating lunch out may be draining your bank account

At the end of a busy day, the last thing you want to think about is packing tomorrow’s lunch. And waking up early to pack your lunch before work doesn’t sound fun either. Sometimes it’s easier to just grab a meal out instead of packing a brown bag lunch. It may seem like a harmless habit, but the weekly stops at your favorite sandwich shop or Thai restaurant can take a toll on your wallet.

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