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Why Do So Many Americans Live Paycheck to Paycheck?

63%of all new jobs areLOW-WAGE,
LOW-HOUR JOBS.
— leaving workers especially vulnerable to financial strain caused by COVID-19.
49%

of Americans still live
paycheck to paycheck.

Meanwhile, CEO pay increased by

$800,000

under Trump's tax law.

CEO-to-worker compensation ratio
Source: Economic Policy Institute, CEO compensation has grown 940% since 1978 (2019)
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