App lets San Diegans advance paychecks for free


RE LOOKING FOR THE SECOND PERSON INVOLVED.>>A NORTH PARK MOM ONE OF THOUSANDS IN SAN DIEGO LIVING PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK.>>I JUST HUSTLE THAT’S WHAT YOU DO>>Reporter: NOW A NEW STUDY SAID NEARLY HALF OF AMERICANS HAVE BILLS THAT ARE EQUAL TO OR MORE THAN THEIR PAYCHECK. JOHN HORN LOOKED INTO WHETHER AN APP THAT LETS YOU ADVANCE YOUR PAYCHECK FOR FREE IS THE RIGHT FIX TO HELP LOCALS MAKE ENDS MEET.>>LILI FEARS HER DAYS IN SAN DIEGO WOULD BE NUMBERED. SHE’S A WAITRESS, HER HUSBAND IS A MUSICIAN AND THEY ARE RAISING THEIR 10-MONTH-OLD DAUGHTER. STAYING AFLOAT CAN BE A STRUGGLE.>>ELECTRICITY, CABLE>>Reporter: THE PRESENT RENT, EXPENSES KEEP GOING UP. ANY WORKER THAT GETS DIRECT DEPOSIT HAVE ADVANCE UP TO $500 PER PAY PERIOD WITHOUT INTEREST OR FEES. BUT THIS LECTURER SAID THERE COULD BE SOME RISK>>YOU MAY BE CREATING A LONG- TERM PROBLEM, INSTEAD OF BECOMING DEPENDING ON YOUR PAYCHECK, NOW, SUDDENLY, YOU MIGHT BE LIVING ADVANCE TO ADVANCE>>Reporter: HE ALSO NOTED THE APP, WHICH ASKS FOR TIPS COULD BE MAKING MONEY OFF YOUR HIGHLY PERSONAL INFORMATION, LIKE WHAT YOU MAKE. SHE SAID SHE HOPES HER DISCIPLINE KEEPS HER FAMILY IN NORTH PARK FOR YEARS TO COME. JOHN HORN, 10 NEWS.>>A SPOKESMAN SAID THE COMPANY DOESN’T SELL YOUR DATA.

One comment on “App lets San Diegans advance paychecks for free”

  1. Snap-On Auto Tech says:

    Give up your entertainment / pleasure items. Like Cable, Cell phone, etc. They likely have food stamps, they get everything for $10 dollars and the best of everything.

    I don't qualify for anything because of my skin color.

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