live paycheck to paycheck


: to spend all of the money from one paycheck before receiving the next paycheck

Examples of live paycheck to paycheck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Likely hindered by the persistent pay gap, women are more likely than men to live paycheck to paycheck (72% and 60%, respectively), according to MarketWatch. Paolo Confino, Fortune, 12 June 2024 From another Vox reader: Most Americans live paycheck to paycheck. Nicole Dieker, Vox, 5 May 2024 Where half of people have credit card debt, live paycheck to paycheck or don’t have any retirement savings. Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times, 13 Mar. 2024 Most are Black or Latino, and many live paycheck to paycheck. Derek Hawkins, Washington Post, 13 Nov. 2023 Eighty-five percent of federal workers live outside of the Washington area and many of them live paycheck to paycheck. Anne Flaherty, ABC News, 20 Sep. 2023 That’s a huge problem for the many workers who live paycheck to paycheck. Matt Egan, CNN, 28 Sep. 2023 Pendergrass says most of the residents on her street are also from the islands, and many live paycheck to paycheck. Tyrone Beason, Los Angeles Times, 21 Sep. 2023 Through Che, the show has finally acknowledged that many real people live paycheck to paycheck. Vicki Shabo, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 Aug. 2023

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“Live paycheck to paycheck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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