We hear a lot about how the recession is affecting people's retirements and investments, but rarely do we hear how it truly affects younger professionals. I found this blog entry really helpful and motivating. The author is a New York Times bestseller and writes for Forbes, The Economist and BusinessWeek.
Recession-Proof Yourself: Four Tips for Twenty-somethings
Re: Recession-Proof Yourself: Tips for 20-somethings
Some tips I've heard over and over again - Tips: 1. Reduce your credit card debt 2. Save a percentage of your income 3. Hone or expand your job skills 4. evaluate your personal spending and budget 5. invest in the stock market while prices are low – particularly if you are younger and not near retirement age.