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Working 35 to 40 hours a week and getting paid every two weeks?

But not getting paid until or almost the third week! my pay days are on the 1st and the 15th but I don't get my pay until the 4th 18th or even later ,Questions how do I pay bills on time when I'm not getting paid on time? I need the job but it's not right ! I'm broke on the forth of july I'm a american , I have rights , RIGHT!

Asked By: STRIVER AJJ - 7/4/2009
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G- If you don't like your situation, change it... More
Answered By: Generalist - 7/4/2009
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talk to your boss, not us crybaby
Answered By: Gomer - 7/4/2009
 
save up enough money to get one month ahead on your bills (hard i know. i can't even do it. just an idea). then when you're one month ahead, you can make those payments on the 4th (early for the next month) and 18th (again, early for the next month). just a thought my friend. good luck and happy 4th.
Answered By: Christophero - 7/4/2009
 
Perhaps you could "juggle" your budget to have money left from the previous paycheck to last until the next. Our company went from weekly to monthly so they gave us 2 months to get things adjusted to be able to go a month with no pay!..
Answered By: knowitall - 7/4/2009
 
Sorry for your troubles. Wrong section. God bless you.
Answered By: reinadelaz - 7/4/2009
 
You don't get paid every two weeks. You get paid bi-monthly - 24 paychecks a year. I get paid every two weeks - 26 paychecks a year. As for late checks, call your state labor board to find out how late an employer is allowed to be. I think it's 3 days. Direct Deposit helps.
Answered By: lolly - 7/4/2009
 
You can make payment arrangements on your bills. Some places (like cell phone company) will change your bill cycle date for you so that the bill due date coincides with your pay schedule.
Answered By: ♥ neionix ♥ - 7/4/2009
 
lol... More
Answered By: Jeffrey - 7/4/2009
 
Learn to manage your money.
Answered By: Off Grid Granny - 7/4/2009
 
Well you should schedule your bills so that they can be paid on a day you know you'll have the money. You can call the company and ask them to change your billing date. Also, lots of bills give you about a month to pay them, so don't wait until the last minute. Finally, as a life point, try not to live paycheck to... More
Answered By: elysiansmiles - 7/4/2009
 
ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS TELL YOUR "BILL COLLECTORS" THE DATES YOU GET PAID AND THEY WILL "HELP" ADJUST THE DATES ACCORDINGLY. THEY WANT THEY MONEY...THEY WILL ADJUST. ASK AND YOU WILL RECEIVE. (PEACE OF MINED).
Answered By: Planet - 7/4/2009
 
I understand ya. I work about 50 hours I suppose, but don't get paid for it.
Answered By: Hail Naw! - 7/4/2009
 
You can have the "due dates" for your bills changed to meet the days that you get paid. Everyone else is faced with the same thing, and it doesn't bother any of us.
Answered By: Bert Weidemeier - 7/4/2009
 
Have your employer electronically deposit your check to your bank.
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Answered By: Polaris - 7/4/2009
 
It certainly violates scripture, which says that the working man is to be paid at the going down of the sun, but it is a contract that you entered into with the employer. So don't come whining to us about it.
Answered By: hasse_john - 7/4/2009
 
With the job market the way it is, we're all screwed. You are not alone. If your company does direct deposit, sign up for it. It eliminates the delay... More
Answered By: Nowpower - 7/4/2009
 
here is what my husband does.....because we were in a similiar situation once. He would pay all the bills in advance, because you can do that..so for instance our main bills are the following... More
Answered By: Answer Girl - 7/4/2009
 
ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS TELL YOUR "BILL COLLECTORS" THE DATES YOU GET PAID AND THEY WILL "HELP" ADJUST THE DATES ACCORDINGLY
Answered By: Miserere nobis et totius mundi - 7/4/2009
 
Hi, You need to either get a second job, or learn to budget your money better. Are you living beyond your means? Most people that have money problems bring it on themselves, and no matter how much they have they never can get it right.
Answered By: skiingstowe - 7/4/2009
 
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