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Recovery: 76% of Americans Living Paycheck-to-Paycheck

Roughly three-quarters of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck, with little to no emergency savings, according to a survey of 1,000 adults. released by Bankrate.com Monday.

Less than 25% can cover six months of expenses
►50% of those surveyed have less than a three-month cushion
►27% had no savings at all
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/76-americans-living-paycheck-p...



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After scanning the article it

After scanning the article it reads to me like a press release disguised as a story. This kind of thing is very, very common to "news stories". You need to look for the sources in the stories and you need to question their point of view as it relates to the spin of the story. There are two people cited who cannot have but a biased perspective that promotes their businesses, so I take this article with a grain of salt.

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I wish I could say I'm living paycheck to paycheck

I'm not even getting a paycheck. I've been unemployed for over 2 years, and I can only do office work since my back and knees are screwed up.

I'm sorry--

:(

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