TL;DR: Through March 2, you can sign up for the 9-Course Guide to Recession-Proofing Your Finances(Opens in a new tab) for just $29.99 — that’s just over $3 per course.
Tax season(Opens in a new tab) is a great time to look back at your finances from the year and plan what they’ll look like next season. With analysts predicting a minor recession(Opens in a new tab), it may be time to start figuring out how to protect your finances against an economic downturn. This nine-course Guide to Recession-Proofing Your Finances is just $29.99, but it might save you a lot more money down the line.
How to start preparing for a recession
Don’t underestimate how much a monthly budget can help you organize your finances. Only 32% of U.S. households work off a prepared budget(Opens in a new tab), but you might be able to manage your spending better if you can see where it’s all going. Learn to plan your expenses in a budgeting course taught by Financial Counselor Judy Lawrence(Opens in a new tab). 31 lectures may be just enough to help you learn to build a spending plan, discover where you’re leaking income, and plan for surprise expenses.
Once you’ve got budgeting down, it might be time to start investing your money. Whether you want to get into real estate, invest in dividends, work with waterfall investment partners, or get started in the stock market, there’s a course you can join. Start with one style of investing and use that passive income to fund another. The Complete Stock Market Investing Guide for Beginners may be a good starting point if you’re new to the investment world(Opens in a new tab). This two-hour course shows users a basic rundown of the stock market along with tips for opening an investment account and analyzing stocks before you invest in them.
Learn to budget, invest, and more
Whether a recession comes or not, you could learn to set up your finances to withstand the bad times, or thrive in the good ones. Start studying with the 9-Course Guide to Recession-Proofing Your Finances(Opens in a new tab) for $29.99 (reg. $1,800). Sale ends March 2 at 11:59 p.m. PT.
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