Snap Benefits

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The graphs above are some statistics of how SNAP benefits are dispersed for the different sizes of households. As well as the amount of SNAP spending that occurs for every “fiscal year.” As you can see, the amount of food stamps that a family receives depends on the number of people that are in that family. And obviously the more people that live in your household, the more food stamps that family gets. And on the smaller graph you can see the high and lows of SNAP spending. Spending in the past has been lower than spending today. Today, spending is getting to be slightly lower. From the graph it’s evident that spending with SNAP is going to decrease, but it’s still a lot higher than SNAP in the past. The peak of spending was at around 2011.…show more content…
The price of food is increasing, and there is both benefit and no benefit. But whether or not you receive the benefits depends on whether or not you receive SNAP or not. Today, purchasing food with your own money is very expensive. And you will get a very small amount of groceries for hundreds and hundreds of dollars. But with the assistance of programs like SNAP people are able to purchase sufficient meals and be relieved of the stress of purchasing food and able to pay for other responsibilities that they have. From both the CPI and the PPI, it is known that food products are going to inflate in the future. Mainly pork, eggs, beef, fruits, and vegetables are expected to inflate the highest. And this is to be expected because these foods are in high demand and their supply varies due to different factors such as imports, exports, weather, etc. I’m not quite sure if the inflation of the price of food is a monopoly. This isn’t quite clear to me because I’m not sure if the grocery store themselves are raising the prices, or if the government is enforcing the price
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