Recession Watch: 6 Financial Moves to Make when the Economy Slows Down

Excerpt from USA Today, published August 18, 2019

 

STAY ON THE JOB BUT STAY PREPARED

If you've already built up a track record at your current job, you might not want to start looking for a new gig during a time the economy is stuttering.

But just in case layoffs loom, it's a good idea to be prepared by honing your skills.

"Take advantage of employer training or education programs to bolster your skills,'' says Eric Walters, a financial planner in Greenwood Village, Colorado, who also recommended spending "30 minutes each day reading a book related to your industry and personal leadership to help you perform at a higher level and offer more to your company.''

 
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