63% of Americans Live Paycheck to Paycheck in Metro Areas

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It's no secret that the pandemic has hit us all right in the bank account. In fact, a recent study found that 63% of U.S. workers living in metro areas are struggling to break out of the paycheck-to-paycheck financial cycle. While the situation is better for rural workers, it's hardly an encouraging differential; more than a third of rural workers -- 39%, to be precise -- are also dependent on the next paycheck keeping them off the streets.

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