Whats the real story on this recession?

This is not a political post. I promise.

Rather, this is a post about what this recession really means to people.

Case in point: Currently in my Google Reader (now Helvetireader!) are posts titled “How Has Our Worsening Economy Effected Gen Y” and “7 Reasons Why the Economy is Good for You

Note to Liz: This is the research I did. I promise, not serious research.

Note to Liz: This is the research I did. I promise, not serious research.

My point is that, while we are hit with doom and gloom every day, and it constantly seems as if one wrong piece of news could send the economy into a freefall, this recession is still what you make of it. Its not bad for everyone, its not good for everyone.

I am not talking about those “How you can get rich in a recession” ads on the radio. I am talking about finding the positive notes in the recession.

I got laid off as a direct result of the recession. Yet, I am still able to get ahead. How has the recession affected you? Lets chat about it in the comments.

1 Comment so far

  1. Liz (lizgiel) on March 20th, 2009 @ 9:45 am

    I’m still impressed! ;)



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