Use ‘Em or Lose ‘Em: Do Food Stamps Expire?

Most people find that they go through food stamps too quickly to worry about whether there's a "use them or lose them" rule. But it turns out that this benefit expires at a certain point if unused.While the actual stamps have been replaced by a card better known its acronym, EBT (electronic benefits transfer), you actually don't have to use up the entire balance by the end of the month.According to the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which administers food stamps, unused Read more [...]

Amazon Is Giving Away Free Turkey With $100 Grocery Buy

At a time when offline supermarkets appear to have backed off giving away free turkey, Amazon is debuting this type of promotion for the first time ever.The online mega-retailer is leveraging its acquisition of Whole Foods to try to get more people hooked on Amazon Fresh by offering a free turkey with the purchase of at least $100 in groceries. Safeway Promotions This is similar to a promotion Safeway ran earlier this month -- only the minimum grocery purchase ranged from $100 to $150, depending Read more [...]