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i just got denied unemployment AND snap. fml

Posted by Anonymous   + Show Post
Today is my first day out of the military and i haven't been able to find a job yet. My dh is also in, so we're surviving on just his base pay for a family of 5.
Why is it that my loser exdh can get unemployment for the majority of 4 years on and off, but i serve my country for 4 years and i get denied while I'm ACTUALLY looking for work? Why is it that everyone else qualifies in the army for foodstamps, but the only time i actually need them, i get shut down?! Why OS out so easy for people to abuse the system, but when someone needs them, they can't get the help they need?
/vent
Posted by Anonymous on Jan. 22, 2013 at 1:46 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:06 PM
Honorable ets.
His pay is messed up right now from when we got married and they messed up our bah, so we're living off of $700/month until they can fix it
And they've been trying to fix it for 5 months lmao
Ugh.


Quoting Anonymous:

What kind of discharge? We have never had an issue living on just the husbands pay. When I got out it was a big difference and adjustment but we made it work.

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:06 PM

Are you under the impression that cars, food, cable and phones are free for the military?


Quoting Anonymous:

Then good gosh, if you live on base you should have no problem making ends meet. Housing and insurance is covered. Cars, food, cable, phones? Have you cut back?


Quoting Anonymous:

My contract ended. If you ets, you're allowed unemployment. Everyone else i know who got out is entitled to it.

I know how military pay works, that was my mos. We don't get bah because we live on post,.




Quoting Grumpylilpixy:

It goes by his rank for 1 if you were discharged by your choosing then you wouldn't qualify to begin with. You get money to live off base and ay nothing on it. So pretty much your car bills and so forth they don't count as bills going out.




miss_lisa
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:07 PM
He's Satan. That's why.

Quoting Jynnifer292:

 


Quoting Anonymous:

Thank Obama

 Kindly explain why it is his fault, in detail.

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Grumpylilpixy
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:08 PM
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Well here in the real world if you leave your job and don't extend your contract then you are not entitled to unemployment.

Fired or laid off. You did neither and that is the reason why you got denied.

You living on post means that everything is taken care of.

Your cell phone bills/car payments and so forth are a LUXARY and you can get rid of those LUXARIES and buy food.

They are not denying you to be mean they are denying you because you are claiming you can't afford groceries when all your needs are covered by the MILITARY ( Government) and now you can't get the paychecks you do get to cover groceries.

Im sorry you are in this situation. But I think maybe you need to sit down with DH and start cutting some luxaries. Because they seem to be putting you in the poor house. I have been military and I have been broke.


Also they go back the last 30 days so it will be 30 days from your last check.

Quoting Anonymous:

My contract ended. If you ets, you're allowed unemployment. Everyone else i know who got out is entitled to it.
I know how military pay works, that was my mos. We don't get bah because we live on post,.


Quoting Grumpylilpixy:

It goes by his rank for 1 if you were discharged by your choosing then you wouldn't qualify to begin with. You get money to live off base and ay nothing on it. So pretty much your car bills and so forth they don't count as bills going out.


I am a friend, a wife,a daughter but the best title I have by far is Mother .













Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:09 PM

She asked if they have cut back to lower their bills for phone , cable , cars and food. 

Quoting Anonymous:

Are you under the impression that cars, food, cable and phones are free for the military?


Quoting Anonymous:

Then good gosh, if you live on base you should have no problem making ends meet. Housing and insurance is covered. Cars, food, cable, phones? Have you cut back?


Quoting Anonymous:

My contract ended. If you ets, you're allowed unemployment. Everyone else i know who got out is entitled to it.

I know how military pay works, that was my mos. We don't get bah because we live on post,.




Quoting Grumpylilpixy:

It goes by his rank for 1 if you were discharged by your choosing then you wouldn't qualify to begin with. You get money to live off base and ay nothing on it. So pretty much your car bills and so forth they don't count as bills going out.





ARmomOf3
by on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:09 PM

Dude. you deserve it more than half the people on it. WTF

SommelierMom
by Emerald Member on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:10 PM



Quoting areles:

i think the better question here is why do our military members get paid so little they have to apply for public assistance in the first place?

though i guess it's all tax dollars... but still.


They don't.

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:10 PM
I make 1200 a month for a family of two, how does your DHs money not enough? Thats more than double mine. Its callex buget, cutting extras, and shopping sales and coupons.
Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:10 PM
No I an trying to figure out what in the world you are spending money on. So that would be a lot of things that would have to come out of pocket. I am military and hubby is, so I know exactly what is included.


Quoting Anonymous:

Are you under the impression that cars, food, cable and phones are free for the military?



Quoting Anonymous:

Then good gosh, if you live on base you should have no problem making ends meet. Housing and insurance is covered. Cars, food, cable, phones? Have you cut back?





Quoting Anonymous:

My contract ended. If you ets, you're allowed unemployment. Everyone else i know who got out is entitled to it.


I know how military pay works, that was my mos. We don't get bah because we live on post,.







Quoting Grumpylilpixy:

It goes by his rank for 1 if you were discharged by your choosing then you wouldn't qualify to begin with. You get money to live off base and ay nothing on it. So pretty much your car bills and so forth they don't count as bills going out.








Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 22, 2013 at 2:10 PM
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First, military seperation isnt an instant thing. Did you get in trouble or just not reenlist? If you didnt reenlist why didnt you line up a job first?
Second, why dont you go to school? If you didnt get in trouble you should have your GI bill.
Third, why cant you live on your dh's pay? Maybe you should live within your means ?
You had all of your terminal leave to figure out a plan.
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