Assuming that you have some time to prepare, you can put your fears to rest because there are many everyday habits that the average person can implement to protect themselves ahead of time from the sting of a recession, or even make it so that its effects aren’t felt at all.

  • Individuals can develop habits that will protect them ahead of time even if an economic slowdown or recession takes hold.
  • In terms of income, having an emergency fund, strong credit, multiple sources of income, and living within your means are all important.
  • In terms of investments, individuals need to think long-term, diversify holdings, and be realistic about how much risk they can handle.

Read this article to learn about seven ways to recession-proof your life.