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#Relationship: the future of the relationship held between the food stamp program and the unemployed? What do you say? We tell you here! http://www.foodstamps.org/blog/2013/09/05/the-unemployed-versus-food-stamps
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#HappyMonday Unbelievable Soups Magic.  Make your life a lot easier. http://www.foodstamps.org/blog/2013/09/24/use-of-soups
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#SelfFoodStamps If your goal is to remove yourself from food stamp benefits, government assistance, and lower your overall bills then here are a few steps you can take to becoming self-reliant with food stamps.http://www.foodstamps.org/blog/becoming-self-reliant-with-food-stamps
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A new food stamp awareness program called Under the Line is starting in the first week of May 2013. The Under the Line Challenge has several aspects that are bringing individuals into food stamp awareness. Do you know what is it? http://www.foodstamps.org/blog/under-the-line-challenge-for-food-stamp-awareness
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Rice Magic.  It can be used as a side dish. http://www.foodstamps.org/blog/2013/09/19/use-of-rice
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#Food #Vegetables #Healthy Learning how to make the most of your Food Stamps benefits now will make it easier to budget if cuts occur in the future. http://www.foodstamps.org/blog/2013/09/26/use-of-vegetables
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#Food #Immigrants The USDA has recently started focusing on trying to dispel the fears and concerns of immigrants in regards to how food stamps will affect their chances of becoming U.S citizens. We help you to analyze this policy!http://www.foodstamps.org/blog/usda-and-mexican-consulates-inform-immigrants-about-food-stamps--citizenship
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The Rollover Questions of Food Stamps

A common question that you may ask when you receive food stamp benefits, is related to the rollover amount of food stamps. Rollover amounts refers to the benefits that are left at the end of a 30 day food stamp cycle. For example, if your family receives $500 a month in food stamps and only uses $400 that month, then $100 rollover to the next month. There are several questions that are connected to rollover and how roll over works on the food stamp benefits program.

Is There a Limit to the Number of Roll over Benefits?
The first question you may ask is if there is a limit to the number of rollover benefits. This question usually stems from thinking that only a certain amount of money will rollover or there is a cap on the amount of money that can rollover over time. Currently, there is no roll over limit on benefits. If you have $25 left at the end of the month it will rollover to the next month and if you have a larger amount of money left at the end of it will rollover as well.

Are There Any Penalties to Having Roll over Amounts?
You may be concerned that there are penalties for having rollover amounts. For example, if your family was approved to receive $400 a month and it consistently you have $50 or more month left over, you may be concerned there is a penalty and that you will lose certain benefits. This is not the case. If you have any roll over, the food stamp administration assumes that you will utilize that rollover amount at some given time. The only time that there will be a reduction in your food stamp benefits is if there is a change to your application which would require a reduction in benefits.

Are There Benefits to Having a Roll over Amount on Food Stamps?
There are several benefits to having a rollover amount on food stamps. However, these benefits are only available if you utilize them. The best way to utilize rollover benefits is to use the rollover amount prior to the new amount coming in. For example, if you have $100 in rollover each month, then the best way to utilize that is by starting a food storage with that $100 amount.

Food storage plans are one of the best ways to build up a self-reliant food storage pantry that will help you if you have to remove yourself from food stamps or if you are denied food stamps a later date. Though rollover amounts can increase your food stamp benefits for given month, purchasing nonperishable food items and shelf stable food items is one of the best ways to ensure the your using your food stamp benefits to their proper potential.

If you have consistent rollover amounts, the best way to handle it is to budget those rollover amounts to ensure you're building a food storage. The benefits of food storage are the ability to help with ongoing food needs and emergencies as well as to help your family should the denial be given.
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No matter how much you keep up with the proper paperwork, maintain your records with your caseworker, or try to maintain your food stamp benefits there are times when food stamps may be denied. These denials may be due to an increase of income, an issue with your application, or another issue that is found by your caseworker. Though some of these issues can be worked out over time, the issues may take several weeks to several months to work out. In order to make sure you and your family are protected, you will need to prepare for food stamp denial. http://www.foodstamps.org/blog/ways-to-prepare-for-food-stamp-denial
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FoodStamps.org provides comprehensive information and resources about the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAPS), also known as food stamps. We help individuals and families in need of food assistance determine if they’re qualified to receive food stamps.
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FoodStamps.org provides comprehensive information and resources about the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAPS), also known as food stamps. We help individuals and families in need of food assistance determine if they’re qualified to receive food stamps.