More than six in 10 (61%) of US workers live paycheck-to-paycheck to make ends meet, according to a new study sponsored by CareerBuilder.com. Among workers earning $100K a year or more, the percentage drops to 30%.
Despite the lower numbers for those with higher incomes, the percentage of workers who say they usually or always live paycheck-to-paycheck has risen both among the general population and more affluent workers. The overall percentage has risen from 49% in 2008. For workers earning $100K or more, it has risen from 21% in 2008, reports Retailer Daily.