FAST FIVE: Nearly Half Of Americans Making Six-Figures Living Paycheck To Paycheck

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38% last year, CNBC reports.

Although real average hourly earnings also rose a seasonally adjusted 0.2% for the month, they remained down 2.8% from a year ago, which means those paychecks don't stretch as far as they used to.

“This can have detrimental consequences for someone who pays the minimum amount on their credit cards every month.” According¬†to an Aug.

The Federal Reserve is likely to raise interest rates for the fifth time this year next week.

-Bloomberg The Fed's figures include credit card and auto debt, as well as student loans, but does not factor in mortgage debt.

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