We don't qualify for any type of PA, not even medical... but we don't make that much money. After buying food, paying for my kids health insurance and dr bills, & daycare, I'm just as poor (if not poorer) than people who get all kinds of PA. What gives? Sometimes I feel like I should totally "get fired" and collect some unemployment, food stamps, and medicaid and stay home and play with my kids all day. I want to know what stops others in my position from doing the same thing?
Asked by Anonymous at 1:49 PM on Jul. 8, 2010 in Just for Fun
Answer by salexander at 11:40 AM on Jul. 9, 2010
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Answer by AmaliaD at 1:53 PM on Jul. 8, 2010
I have been on PA (medical and FS) I hated it and will NOT go back. I've also been in the middle where you make too much but can't buy food. I had $50 a week for groceries. We ate the cheapest of the cheap and I also shopped at a bent and dent store and saves money that way. BUT I did it on my own with no help and that's the way I preferred it.
Answer by luvmygrlz at 1:54 PM on Jul. 8, 2010
I know what you mean about making too much but not being enough. I was in a situation in 2008, we got denied because we both collected unemployment, we were $18 over! It took us about 3 or 4 months to get medical. We have always done for ourselves and our kids, this was a situation I didn't want to be in, I think that's what stops me. There are some people that really need the extra help and the system makes it hard for them and easier for others, some that may be abusing it. I just simply do not want to depend on the government to provide for my family if husband and I are capable of doing it ourselves.
Answer by LuvmyFam6 at 1:56 PM on Jul. 8, 2010
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