It's been a tough few years for most Americans, facing a constricting
national - and world - economy, job losses, pay cuts and a tough employment
market. It can certainly be difficult to see the good in those
circumstances, but helpful things can come out of these challenging times.
You don't need to be a Pollyanna, but taking a practical look at how the
recession affects your personal finances can show that there are some
positives. ... more