Paycheck-to-Paycheck Living Reaches Recession-Era Low

The number of workers relying on payday to handle bills continues to slip

From Yahoo Finance

The Great Recession may have officially ended in 2009 but its effects are still being felt in 2012. A recent CareerBuilder survey shows that 40%, or two-thirds, of the 3800 full-time workers assessed are still relying on their next paycheck to pay off their bills. The good news, however, is this is slightly lower than the 46% of job holders who were living paycheck to paycheck in 2008.

Overall, the study shows that full-time workers are feeling more optimistic, and are better able to pay off their debts.

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