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Welfare and Benefit Fraud Statistics Show a Disturbing Pattern

Food stamp or SNAP fraud seems to at relatively low measured levels.

For some reason I’ve been getting a lot of questions and statements from people that feel that there is a tremendous amount of benefit or welfare fraud taking place. Is there fraud in benefit systems? Without a doubt I’m positive there is. But the level of welfare or public benefit fraud is a much disputed figure. So to find out ... Read More »

    What to Do When You Don’t Have Enough Money for Food

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    Dear Dollar Stretcher, I only have a little money to spend on food this month, about $80 for a family of 4. What kind of meal suggestions can you give? Red Feeding a family of four on $80 is a challenge. But, for many families, it’s a reality. And, although it is hard, it is not impossible. Begin by checking ... Read More »

      I Used to Be Debt Free But Since We Lost Food Stamps We Just Can’t Make It. – Joshua

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      “Dear Steve, Well, I used to be debt free. I paid all my bills on time, even early. I did have food stamps which helped a lot. I had one daughter. I got married and with my wife’s income and mine we lost food stamps. We now have three children. It seems like ever since we lost the food stamps ... Read More »

        We Can Only Afford to Eat Once a Day. How Can We Get By? – Brenda

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        “Dear Steve, Husband and I are both on Social Security. He and I have several health issues making it impossable to work. We own our house but with all of the drs and hospital bills and our monthly payments we can not get ahead we live from month to month. We only eat one time a day and we do ... Read More »

          Do You Know of Any Super Rich People That Would Bail Me Out of Debt? – Mark

          “Dear Michael, apprx $3800.00 no job , on foodstamps,and my emergency unemployment checks ended i have had a horrible year first kicked out of where i was living second girlfriend broke up with me 3rd fired from my job as a security officer almost 4 yrs at company new owners took over business 4th my sister died at 46 in ... Read More »

            I’m on a Fixed Income and Can’t Afford My Minimum Credit Card Payment. – Theresa

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            Theresa “Dear Steve, I’m on a fixed income and finding it more and more difficult to pay my credit card’s monthly minimum payment. My credit is already pretty well shot as I had to let my car go (voluntarily repossessed) last summer and I’m currently in negotiation to settle a small business loan (SBA). That leaves my Capital One card, ... Read More »

              I’m Having Problems With Disability Debt. – Christine

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              “Hi Steve! I found your site, googling “disability debt” and was happy to see your latest post. I receive $1200 in ssdi payments a month. in addition, i worked part time, earning an additional $600 or so. I lost my job in October, and not having that $600 means i have racked up about $2k in credit card debt (with ... Read More »

                Tim Wants His Share of Free Money Available to Consolidate His Debt

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                “Dear Steve, We are currently $2600.00 behind on all are bills, including our mortgage. I can’t get aloan cause it would be just another bill. I was looking for someone who might just give a gift. I really want to go into Christmas stress free. I have a beautiful wife and two children.It is really hard looking at them with ... Read More »

                  I am a Single Mother, in a Hole, and Can’t Pay My Bills. – Casie

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                  Casie “Dear Steve, I am a single mother of a 3 year old boy. I am unemployed. I have hospital bills that I can’t afford, I have a $200 dollar loan that I can’t pay back, I have child support fees I can’t pay. I have a $600 ticket for a dui I can’t pay. I’m sick of it. Just ... Read More »

                    Is There Something I Can Do to Prepare For Not Paying My Bills? – Nancy

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                    “Hi Steve, My husband and I owe about $50,000 in credit cards, loans, and vehicle debts. We moved back to USA about 4 years ago after living many years out of the country. We arrived with no money, and 3 kids in tow, so most of our debt was accumulated by just trying to provide the basic needs to our ... Read More »

                      I am Disabled and Worried About Paying My Credit Debt. – Patricia

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                      Patricia “Dear Steve, I am disabled and worried about paying my credit debt. I’m raising my 8yr.old granddaughter and only get 1,000 a month. My aunt died and is unable to pay funral bill and credit cards that I trusted family to pay and they did not what should I do im losing hope? My aunt died and lived with ... Read More »

                        I’m Unemployed, Homeless, Pregnant, and Just Lost My Car. – Jannie

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                        Jannie “Dear Steve, I’m pregnant and unemployed, I have about $13,800 in debt and I’m about to have no place to stay, I’m receiving unemployment right now, and my car just got taken away from me. Is there anyway that you or anybody else could help me? Jannie”   Dear Janie, Sadly, this is not the first or even the ... Read More »

                          How to Eat When You Can’t Afford To

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                          I’m seeing more questions from people that are struggling with how to just find enough money to feed themselves. The stories of parents having to skip meals to pay for heat or feed the kids, concern me. I wanted to give you a free copy of a cookbook that I put together several years ago. Read More »

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