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How to Get EBT Food Stamps – SNAP Program Eligibility &...

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, has been through many changes over the years. And present-day SNAP has fairly elaborate rules to determine who is eligible for benefits and how those benefits are calculated. Here’s what you need to know to apply.
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Big Government vs. Small Government – Which Is Ideal for the...

The term "big government" stimulates plenty of images and emotions, and they're generally negative. Words like "bureaucratic," "inefficient," "intrusive," and even "corrupt" are often...
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Golden Parachute Clause Definition – Examples of Payments

"Golden parachutes" get a lot of  press, and they always sound like elite packages for high-level executives. Very few people get them, and very...
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7 Effects of Inflation & How to Protect Yourself From the...

Inflation is like a silent thief that whittles away the value of your money, making each dollar worth less and less over time. Yet some inflation is normal and even useful in a healthy economy. Learn how inflation affects you and how can you plan for it — or even use it to your advantage.
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Carbon (CO2) Emissions Tax Explained – Pros & Cons, Alternatives

It's official: Our planet is hotter than humans have ever seen it before. In August 2019, The New York Times reported the previous July was...
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What Is Universal Basic Income & Could It Work in the...

Have you ever thought about what you'd do if you didn't have to work for a living? Maybe you'd take the opportunity to start that...
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COVID-19 Economic Stimulus Payments – Eligibility & How to Get...

Thanks to the federal government’s March 2020 economic stimulus package, most Americans will receive one-time cash payments beginning in April 2020. Before you start thinking up ideas for what to do with yours, find out about your eligibility and how much you’ll get.
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Financial Protections and Support for Military Service Members & Veterans

In August 2018, the Trump administration moved to decrease key financial protections for military service members. The administration proposed weakening Department of Defense (DOD)...
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40% Against Free Low-Income Housing, Even If It Saves Taxpayers Money

What prevents people from supporting social programs: taxpayer cost or anti-welfare bias? We surveyed 1,500 Americans to find out.
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Should Social Security Be Privatized? – Pros & Cons

In 1998, conservative think tank The Heritage Foundation reported that an average American household of two earners with a combined income of $52,000 would pay...
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Social Security Going Broke – Solutions for When the Money Runs...

More than one-half of Millennials believe there will be no money in the Social Security system by the time they are ready to retire,...
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What Is Cryptocurrency – How It Works, History & Bitcoin Alternatives

Cryptocurrencies, or virtual currencies, are digital means of exchange created and used by private individuals or groups. Because most cryptocurrencies aren't regulated by national governments,...