Paycheck to Paycheck – the New Middle Class?

In a recent study conducted by the American Payroll Association, 68% of the 30,600 people surveyed said they would have difficulty if their paycheck was a week late. In other words, more than two-thirds of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck. This includes those who consistently battle this problem along with those who experience it at least occasionally. Interestingly, this number is actually down from the height of the recession in 2010.

Women are more likely than men to be stuck living paycheck to paycheck. Also, the percentage of people aged 40-50 who are struggling to make ends meet is rising at a fast […] Read more