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live paycheck to paycheck

To spend all of the money one earns by or before the next time one is paid, thus saving none or very little in the process. Primarily heard in US. We're already living paycheck to paycheck, so I don't know how we'll manage this sudden increase in our rent.
See also: live, paycheck
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Even though fewer workers are living paycheck to paycheck and are saving more, workers' wallets are still feeling the strain of the past few years," said Rosemary Haefner, vice president of human resources for CareerBuilder.
Too often, the people who fall prey to these payday lenders are those who are already struggling economically or are living paycheck to paycheck.
In fact, according to a recent survey by Career Builder, 77 percent of American consumers are living paycheck to paycheck.
Larson was living paycheck to paycheck when he focused his energy to solving the problems caused by the bursting real estate bubble and the economic collapse that followed.
30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of employees living paycheck to paycheck has increased from last year, according to the 2015 "Getting Paid In America" survey recently conducted by the American Payroll Association.
So many of our vets are living paycheck to paycheck with nothing extra to give to their children,'' said PNH Founder and President William H.
In May 2010, he admitted at the American talk show The View that he was living paycheck to paycheck and he is a total destitute and broke.
com)-- The Wall Street Journal reported that 70% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck with no savings.
Long: "I'm hearing from many small businesses that many of their employees are living paycheck to paycheck, so that's kind of rough.
As Peter Boockvar, equity strategist at Miller Tabak, told CNN Money recently, "I would love for Ben Bernanke to walk into a Wal-Mart and tell a person living paycheck to paycheck that high inflation will be good for them.
With many people living paycheck to paycheck, this seminar presented better alternatives to payday lending, the credit union said.
is a must for anyone who wants to live with their paycheck without living paycheck to paycheck.
And this has implications for CPG firms given that more consumers are reportedly living paycheck to paycheck in the current economy.
You ate gainfully employed and not living paycheck to paycheck.
I'm just living paycheck to paycheck, trying to pay the bills and spending about $60 a month on food," she said.