Recession Avoidance Tactics

"I'd rather keep working in the hope of getting paid than stop working and know I'm not going to get paid." These words, from a friend of mine who's not getting paid by the company she's freelancing for -- the only project she has right now -- might shock you if you're on a nice steady cashflow. But if your income isn't so stable, you might be able to relate to her sense of desperation. Though I know no one's immune from a recession, this conversation made me think about my own approach to the financial side of what I do. I started to think about what, if anything, I could do to try to cushion myself from the current (and future) economic turmoil...…

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