Money

Infographic: 40 Percent of Americans Live Paycheck-To-Paycheck

| by Michael Allen

In an election year, the economy usually dictates the vote. By the looks of a new infographic by Career Builder, the numbers are not good.

40 percent of Americans self-reported living paycheck-to-paycheck, according to Career Builder.

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While that may sound high, it's actually lower than 2008, when Career Builder reported that 46 percent of Americans were living paycheck-to-paycheck.

Additionally, 27 percent of Americans don’t put any money aside each month... probably because they have none to stash away.

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