Posts tagged ‘recession’

How to Survive an Economic Recession (Episode 32)

Published: August 14, 2020 | Personal Finance, Podcast | 1 Comment

Listen to Episode 32: on Spotify on Apple Podcasts on Google Podcasts Summary of Episode 32: What is GDP? What is a recession in layman’s terms? (1:08) How does an economic recession affect ordinary citizens? (3:10) Mentioned podcast episode: How to Cope with Losing Your Job (Episode 21) Invest and trade global markets: Sign up […]

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Recession vs Depression: A Primer on the Economic/Business Cycle

Published: August 10, 2020 | Business, General Information, Investing, Personal Finance | 1 Comment

The economy of the country shrank by 0.7% in the first quarter of 2020. And recently, the GDP numbers for the second quarter show that we experienced a massive 16.5% contraction. When the economy shrinks for two consecutive quarters, it’s called a recession. And thus, the Philippines is now officially in a recession. And in […]

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What To Do During a Recession to Protect Your Money

Updated: August 10, 2020 | Personal Finance | 1 Comment

Last March 2020, the International Monetary Fund or IMF has declared a global recession. Meanwhile, the GDP of the Philippines for the 1st Quarter of 2020 has contracted for the first time since 1989, that’s more than 20 years ago! With businesses in the country mostly on lockdown for the most of the 2nd Quarter […]

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