Planning Your Financial Future During A Pandemic

Tom Hall from Midday spoke with Lazetta and Nicolas Abrams about managing your finances in an economic downturn.


Overall, Americans are saving more and spending less during the quarantine.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, in April the personal savings rate in the US hit an historic 33%.


But with rampant unemployment, many people are facing an unknown financial future.  


What’s the best way to manage your money in a recession that is unlike any other economic downturn in modern times?  How will the pandemic upend plans like saving for college, buying a home or planning for retirement? 


Financial planners Lazetta Rainey Braxton and Nicolas Abrams talk about staying financially healthy during these uncertain times. 


Listen on WYPR.

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