paycheck to paycheck
"How will so many of us continue to pay bills, juggle child care and work and live on such limited — and now vanishing — funds?"
And "consult your personal attorney" for legal advice. Twitter erupts.
17 Biggest Budgeting Mistakes You're Making 10 Cities Where Your Paycheck Goes the Furthest By Holly Hammersmith, Contributor
If you're like me, you probably WANT to save more money right? You want to look at your bank account and see a comfortable stash there, just in case an emergency happens or you want to go on vacation.
A new and alarming mash-up of Silicon Valley technology and Wall Street greed is thrusting upon us the latest economic fad: the so-called "sharing economy." In reality, workers at companies like Uber and Airbnb have little choice but to hire themselves out for ever-smaller jobs and wages, with no safety net, while the companies profit.
Angry customers' only recourse may be arbitration.
The response to another question highlights the financial discipline aspect. Within the group that aren't saving as much as they want to save because of their lifestyle choices, 68% said that expenses from dining out was the main reason for their lack of saving.
Through my coaching work, I have often observed the same unhealthy financial habits that push families into that tight corner. So, in order to avoid getting trapped in the paycheck-to-paycheck spiral, I recommend incorporating some of these healthy habits into your lifestyle.
Tip of the week: Know what you can afford and don't be afraid to say no. You can always say yes later when your financial planning pays off with some big dividends.
Many budgets are like leaky buckets -- they are full of holes. Most holes are small and hardly noticeable, but those little drips can add up over time. Well, it's time to patch up your leaky budget and start saving a greater chunk of your paycheck.