In this article we delve into the heart of a recession and answer the question “What does a recession mean for me?”
A recession is more than just a buzzword that gets thrown around by the media.
A recession represents a significant decline in economic activity that can span months, even years. Think of it as the winter of the economic cycle - cold, challenging, but not permanent.
It's often marked by tangible shifts in key economic indicators such as GDP, employment, income, and consumer spending. From high inflation rates to increased consumer debt, reduced spending, or global events like pandemics, various factors can set the stage for a recession.
You might be thinking… “Yeah, but what does a recession actually mean for me”.
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