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I get more to work less wth

Anonymous
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So i work 40 hours a week and make 1712 a month   my daughter recieves ssi $445

I pay $100 in month in medical. 

I get $15 in food stamps 

I don't quialfy for engery asstance for gas or electric because of my wages (-500)


net worth:1300


However if i work 30 hrs a week : 1288

I get my daughters full ssi 710

I dont have to pay for medical  i get it free from the state.

i will get  200 in fs

and i can get help in heating andelecric  ( around a $ 500 savings)


net worth : 2800


Makes so damn sense



Posted by Anonymous on Aug. 18, 2014 at 3:47 AM
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aflekool427
by on Aug. 18, 2014 at 4:01 AM

I feel your pain, I used to joke about how I'm to successful of a single Mom when they wouldn't give the kids insurance. You just need to know that doing it all on you own sets a great example for your kids, and that getting angry with a flawed system doesn't do any good. I understand though, it makes no sense, they nees to look at the bills paid and then the income, but they only care about the numbers.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Aug. 18, 2014 at 5:18 AM
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that's close to the boat I was in when my oldest was born.  it would have been more financially beneficial to stay at home with him and collect public aid.  but I wouldn't have been able to look myself in the eye every morning in the mirror.  so to work I went, at a measly $10/hr in a high cost-of-living state.  but at least I was working towards better instead of stagnating and 20 years later I'd make the same choice.

skrbelly
by Bronze Member on Aug. 18, 2014 at 9:21 AM
The criteria they use is a joke! Outdated and not taking into consideration how much of an increase there has been in the cost of everything. It's patently outrageous the way the system is set up to keep people trapped. Complete overhaul is needed to support people who are able to transition out of the system.
elkmomma
by on Aug. 18, 2014 at 12:19 PM

Why don't they teach government math?  Maybe teaching a course would alleviate some of the frustration for us.

amybrg86
by Member on Aug. 19, 2014 at 2:28 PM

i mean it just makes sense to work less sometimes! look at the great benefits you would get. 

Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Aug. 19, 2014 at 9:27 PM

Im voting for you to work less. Is that an option?

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