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Are you 30 days or more behind in paying at least one bill (includes rent and mortgage)?

Poll - Total Votes: 34
Yes, I am 30 days or more behind on at least one bill.
No, my bills are paid and current.
I don't have any bills.
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I've been reading that more and more of us (specifically in the U.S.) are. This morning I came across a recent poll that shows 32% of us are behind in paying at least one, if not more, bills.

Please note this is not a poll just for those in the U.S., I'd love to answers from everywhere.

I'm including a simple poll in this post. Please do vote "Yes" or "No". Comment if you wish.

EDIT: Smart a$$ remarks are not needed. If you don't want to respond, don't. I'm sorry if your life sucks, but no need to take it out on others.
calicuz · 51-55, M
Bills are paid, but always broke. This economy is horrible.
Longpatrol · 31-35, M
The middle class are getting absolutely fucking squeezed.
Ontheroad · M
@Longpatrol I don't disagree but it has always been so. That doesn't make it right, but it has long been the case.
Not behind on anything. Ahead, in fact, on two (vehicles; 1 paid off ~6 mos early, the other on track for the same).
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MyNameIsHurl · 41-45, F
Nope, I'm stressing out though
deepblacknothingness · 56-60, M
Paid up and up to date
Yeah im behind on quite a bit. I'm mainly behind on utilities, credit card and medical bills
@Ontheroad true it didnt get bad until sick a few years ago and the medical bills came in. Then i was unemployed for a little bit which racked up the credit card debt. Now i don't make much and have to somehow climb out of the hole on $13 an hour while i search for a second job
Ontheroad · M
@SW-User Yeah, I wondered if the medical bills part isn't what got you behind. That happens to so many and I feel like it's a crime that people get in that situation. We need universal care or at the least, income based medical care.
@Ontheroad it's worse when you dont have insurance like me. Makes it harder to pay down. Plus when i was sick i missed a lot of work hence no income comijg in
ChipmunkErnie · 70-79, M
I sure hope not. My wife, thanks to her memory loss, manged to forget to pay about $30,000 in bills over a two years period. Just managed to clean it all up -- I hope -- and I'm taking over seeing things are paid now. But I have this fear that another unpaid account or something I've never heard of and she doesn't remember exists is gonna show up.
@ChipmunkErnie That's got to be the roughest...
ChipmunkErnie · 70-79, M
@SomeMichGuy Yes. I always figured I'd go first because of my health, but now I'm afraid in a sense she'll "go" before me and be like her Mom who couldn't recognize her own family.
@ChipmunkErnie This so lose the person but see, in essence, an organic shell (sorry for the image, but *you* have seen it!)...and I can't imagine how terrifying it is for the person undergoing it, having flashes of terrible clarity along the way...

I hope she can go quickly, for everyone's sake.
Carazaa · F

I tithe first and then I have more than enough to pay on time.
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Ontheroad · M
@SW-User Yeah, I'm in the same place... other than rent and utilities, I don't have any liabilities that I couldn't, if needed, drop in an instant (like Netflix, internet and monthly cell phone costs). Fortunately, I have a good guaranteed income stream, have a hefty emergency fund and can within reason, do what I want when I want. It didn't happen overnight - I planned out my retirement years in advance and worked hard to get where I am.
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Please make it clear if you are looking for votes only from USA or from whole world
@Ontheroad Many of the people already voted can be outside US. It would be better if you start a new poll with a mention about that in title itself.
Ontheroad · M
@ABCDEF7 I'm good with votes from wherever. I'm not trying to compare the U.S. to other countries - just curious to know about SW users.
@Ontheroad 👍
who are you the repo man? Nunya bizzness!
Ontheroad · M
@NoThanksLeon Well thanks for such a lovely comment.
@Ontheroad Dude you are one wierd dude. A lil creepy too.
Ontheroad · M
@NoThanksLeon Have you heard of the saying "People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw rocks"? You might want to adopt that as a theme for yourself.
Miram · 31-35, F
Not in the US. My bills are paid on time in both countries I have residency.
black4white · 56-60, M
All paid up and sitting in niiiiccceee
sarabee1995 · 26-30, F
All paid current myself, but I do see people out there who are struggling.
Jeephikelove · 46-50, F
All paid up, I do carry a balance on my credit card now though. ☹️
Eddiesolds · 61-69, M
Everything is paid up always. I dont like creditors. They can be nasty.
RedBaron · M
Thankfully, rental income covers my housing costs.
Lilnonames · F
No i am paid up to date. Im broke but paid up
No, that’s one thing I can say, no debts, nothing past due.
I save last year's tax money and stimulus money.... I pay extra on bills while I can.
After seeing gas and grocery prices yesterday, I'm going to be cutting way down on spending just to work and pay the bills.
Ontheroad · M
@SW-User Smart moves on saving that money and trying to pay down when you can.
@Ontheroad I also know I wouldn't be affording internet if I had to pay it alone. Family living here helps with the unnecessary things. If I had to move again, I'd be in debt since rent has gone up considerably in most places.
Ontheroad · M
@SW-User I think that is the case for many. Having family that helps is a blessing when it comes to hard financial times. Rent here has gone insane too, but that I believe is the case everywhere.
iamonfire696 · 41-45, F
My bills are always paid

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