Podcast: How to recession-proof your finances during COVID-19

Posted: 15 April 2020 7:00 am News

Pocket Money episode 209 Recession proof your finances coronavirus

A conversation on how to be proactive in the face of uncertainty.

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A recession or any type of economic downturn can be an incredibly challenging and stressful time. As unemployment rises, incomes fall, stock markets crash and bills continue rolling in, it is natural to be worried about your money. But there are things that you can do to prepare.

On today's episode of the Pocket Money podcast, Sally and Kate welcome a slate of experts to get the tips and strategies you can use to protect your finances.

From managing debt, sorting your savings and budgeting to superannuation, home loans and earning more with side hustles, this podcast will help you better understand what's in your control and how to be proactive.

Thanks to our guests Taylor Blackburn, Alison Banney, Kylie Purcell, Richard Whitten and Maurice Thach for joining us on this episode.

Given that economists are predicting a recession or financial depression following the tidal wave of disaster caused by COVID-19, arming yourself with knowledge about your financial security is as important as ever.

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