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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

above (one's) paycheck

Beyond one's level of authority or expertise. I would love to sign off on those documents for you, Jim, but that's above my paycheck. Gina can't decide if we get interns this summer or not—that's above her paycheck!
See also: above, paycheck
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You are not homeless due to the loss of a paycheck.
The guidelines are necessary for businesses to calculate how much to withhold in taxes from employees' paychecks beginning as soon as next month.
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In this budget, there should be no paychecks for legislators until they get the job done on pension reform," Quinn, a Democrat, (http://www3.
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1) Identify the source(s) of your retirement paycheck.
Even those at the top of the income scale are struggling--nearly one in five workers (19 percent) who earn $100,000 or more report they often or always live paycheck to paycheck.
Direct a portion of your paycheck to a money market account to shore up your savings and emergency cash reserve.
So Monday, February 13, as directed by the California labor board after numerous ex-employees filed official grievances, QTN asked several key staffers to return to work on a part-time basis, and all of them received their January paycheck as they walked in the door.
226 has for many years required employers to give employees an itemized statement along with each paycheck that contains the basis for wage earnings and all deductions.
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An online product called One Paycheck at a Time is available for banks to license and brand for use by customers on the bank's website.
You need them to keep you and/or your organization in business, which in turn gives you a paycheck.
Based on a short story by Philip K Dick, Paycheck is an entertaining if somewhat contrived action-thriller that comes apart at the seams the longer it drags on.