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More Americans say they can't pay their bills. Here are the states where worst | Discuss on HN
Almost 60% of Americans are struggling to pay their bills, according to the Census Bureau's Household Pulse survey. This is due to rising inflation, the loss of federal pandemic aid, and stagnant wages. Low-income Americans are facing the greatest difficulties, with 64% saying they recently experienced difficulty in paying their bills. Even some higher-income Americans are running into problems, with almost 1 in 10 people who earn over $200,000 a year saying they experienced some or a lot of difficulty in paying the bills.