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Question about food stamps

Anonymous
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If you have over 150k in retirement savings, and about 15k in the bank in your savings account, if your husband gets laid off ( and he is the only wage earner) can you immediately get on food stamps? And other welfare like WIC etc?

Posted by Anonymous on Jun. 4, 2017 at 1:51 AM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Jun. 4, 2017 at 1:57 AM
Hell no
Sassy762
by CAFE SASSY HBIC on Jun. 4, 2017 at 1:58 AM

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Fakemom7
by Silver Member on Jun. 4, 2017 at 1:59 AM
I certainly hope not
tsatske2
by Latricia on Jun. 4, 2017 at 2:00 AM

most states they will count the saving against you. Maybe you can get wic, but not fs. you can go to some food pantries, though, to make the money stretch while he looks for work. Find a local church that does a community dinner and go to that once a week to get fed and get out of the house. Try to find one that has childrens' activities that night if you still have young'uns. 

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Jun. 4, 2017 at 2:54 AM
In my states your assets can't be over $3000 married so no. And why would you get on welfare anyways with all of that
Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Jun. 4, 2017 at 2:58 AM
Use the savings to feed your kids before begging for help. Look for work as well since your 'man' wants to be lazy and send you to beg for help.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 5 on Jun. 4, 2017 at 3:00 AM
No, welfare is for the indigent, and that's not you yet. If he still hasn't found work after you've used your savings, then you may get something.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 6 on Jun. 4, 2017 at 3:11 AM
Not likely. Most states have asset limitations.
SleuthMaria
by Love a tomb. on Jun. 4, 2017 at 5:11 AM

Why would you even want to when you'd clearly have the means to support yourselves while he job hunts. Isn't that what savings is for? To have money available in case of emergency or loss of income? Savings should be used to pay bills & support yourselves before turning to others, including the Government, for help.

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