SNAP Recipients Can Now Take Advantage of Ordering Groceries Online

SNAP Recipients Can Now Take Advantage of Ordering Groceries Online

Now that Old Man Winter has finally settled over Chicago, some residents may be torn between braving the ice, freezing wind, and brutally cold temperatures to make the trek to the grocery store. This is an even more significant challenge in many predominately Black communities on the south and west sides of the city, where […]

Ways to Invest in Hemp

Ways to Invest in Hemp

The hemp industry has been a growing business for a few years — longer in some states. There are a couple of different ways one can invest in this booming industry. Since this green plant-based industry is not legal at the federal level it is difficult to invest in stocks. Many companies have their hemp […]

Food Stamp Increase Thanks to USDA Thrifty Food Plan

Food Stamp Increase Thanks to USDA Thrifty Food Plan

Food stamp recipients will see monthly payments increase in October of 2021 due to a significant update to the program, even if the pandemic boost has expired. On average, SNAP benefits will increase 27 percent higher than pre-pandemic levels, the largest in its history. This change occurred because of the new Thrifty Food Plan, which […]

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