Living paycheck to paycheck is generally regarded as an indication of cutting it a little too close to the edge, or evidence of sub-optimal personal financial management. But some employees can’t even afford to wait for their next paycheck to arrive, and for them there’s a new app for that – assuming their employer is willing to go along with it.

Introducing Activehours, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based tech company founded in 2013 that has recently established alliances with several timesheet providers to enable hourly workers to gain immediate access to pay for hours they have already worked. In effect, they are given the freedom to live day-to-day, or even, in theory, hour-to-hour.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Employee Benefit News content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access