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One-Third of Americans Making $250,000 Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck, Survey Finds

  • Cash is especially tight for top earners of millennial cohort
  • Very few reported issues covering all their household expenses
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Not All Inflation Is Bad

More than a third of Americans earning at least $250,000 annually say they are living paycheck to paycheck, underscoring how inflation is taking a bigger bite out of Americans’ budgets at all ends of the pay spectrum.

Some 36% of households taking in nearly four times the median US salary devote nearly all of their income to household expenses, according to a survey by industry publication Pymnts.com and LendingClub Corp.