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Foodstamp Usage Remains At All Time High, Record Number Of Households Receive $277 In Poverty Assistance Monthly
Posted By admin On April 3, 2012 @ 3:12 am In Money Watch | Comments Disabled
Zero Hedge 
April 3, 2012
While we do not know if foodstamp usage is seasonally adjusted, we do know that in January it was virtually unchanged at 46.5 million recipients. And while the actual number of recipients declined by a whisper, the number of households actually receiving benefits increased to a new record of 22.2 million. Lastly, the average monthly benefit per household slide to a multi-year low of $277.27 . First the quality of jobs gets diluted, next the poverty benefits. All in line with the continued dilution of real wealth, simply so nominal indexes can hit fresh 5 year highs – today the S&P hit an intraday high not seen since December 31, 2007. Luckily, soon everyone will be rich and can retire.
Households on foodstamps and average benefits:
Actual foodstamp recipients.
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 Zero Hedge: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/foodstamp-usage-remains-all-time-high-record-number-households-receive-277-poverty-assistance-m
 multi-year low of $277.27: http://www.fns.usda.gov/pd/34SNAPmonthly.htm
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 US Foodstamp Usage Rises To New Record High: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-foodstamp-usage-rises-to-new-record-high.html
 Market Celebrates Just Announced Record Foodstamp Usage By Closing At 2010 Highs: http://www.prisonplanet.com/market-celebrates-just-announced-record-foodstamp-usage-by-closing-at-2010-highs.html
 Recovery: Record 23 Million American Households Receive Food Stamps: http://www.prisonplanet.com/recovery-record-23-million-american-households-receive-food-stamps.html
 Foodstamp Recipients Hit Record, Alongside Record Dow Jones And Record Debt: 20% Of Eligible Americans On EBT: http://www.prisonplanet.com/foodstamp-recipients-hit-record-alongside-record-dow-jones-and-record-debt-20-of-eligible-americans-on-ebt.html
 Record Number Of US Households On Foodstamps: http://www.prisonplanet.com/record-number-of-us-households-on-foodstamps.html
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