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Is there a silver lining in Recession?



A Recession is commonly seen as negative economic growth, which is measured using real gross domestic product (GDP). A recession typically results in high unemployment, business failure, and decreased demand from consumers and businesses.


If you're looking for ways to make money during a recession, you can think about renting out and selling the goods you already own, as well as boosting your income by working additional hours on the weekends and in the evenings. You may take advantage of the Recession if you have cash and make wise investments.


1. Investment


When the market is soaring, sometimes it goes up and can also come down. But economic downturns tend to be cyclical, which means that another recession is in the future. Whether it’s fast-approaching or still off, it’s wise to prepare for its eventuality. Investing is the best practice where it is useful while Recession


  • Investing in Dividend Stocks:

It's possible to make a lot of passive income by investing in dividend stock. Finding companies with low debt-to-equity ratios and solid balance sheets, according to some experts (when analyzing dividend stocks).


  • Invest in Rest Estate:

During Recession, real estate is a good investment opportunity which means it is a good time to purchase properties. However, a buyer needs to be careful while buying the property as he or she will need to check the housing market to determine a fair price for the property.


When purchasing a property, you should hire a lawyer to conduct a title search on the property. You should also always make contact with the site's primary owner, not a contractor or middleman.


  • Invest in :

During market down times, precious metals like gold or silver frequently do well. However, because there is typically a rise in demand for certain commodities during Recessions, their prices typically increase as well. The straightforward way is to buy coins and bars directly from the sellers or dealers.


2. Freelancing in Recession.


The business environment is extremely different when the economy is unstable. Simultaneously, the hiring process slows as fear sets in. During the economic challenge, freelancing or independent work is a good option to bank on.


In a downturn, freelancing can be a smart move. The flexible lifestyle of independent work can be a method to Recession-proof your income, whether you freelance in addition to a full-time job or work as an independent contractor full-time.


Talented freelancers can find compensated employment utilizing websites like Guru, Freelancer, Elance, Upwork.


3. Invest in yourself


If you lose your job and income during the recession, don't panic or be depressed. Take your own time and invest in yourself. Go back to school to gain additional knowledge or skills that will help you get a better job.


  • There are other ways to leverage your skills to earn extra money, while tutoring is most frequently associated with instructing students and assisting with exam preparation, giving music lessons, or teaching what you're good at is a great way to make additional income.

  • There are many apps which give a chance to earn a small amount of money, and a few just pay for installation only.


So, you see? While we definitely take a hit during a Recession in multiple ways, there is definitely a silver lining to it if you invest rightly and wisely during a downturn!


(Author: Praveena Battila is a chirpy & inquisitive digital marketing executive at TechDoQuest.)








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