Money Remember: You Can’t Spell “Recession” Without “Recess”
posted by March 24 at 16:02 PMon
HAVE YOU, IN recent months, found yourself drinking less and exercising more? If you smoke, have you cut back? Have you been spending more time with your kids, or stopping in more frequently on your aging parents or grandparents? Have you lost weight? Does the air seem cleaner, the roads less crowded?
If so, you may be feeling the effects of the recession. A slowing economy, some economists suggest, can actually help you live longer - just one of a few payoffs that might surprise those of us who see recessions as unmitigated disasters.
From those sunny optimists at the Boston Globe.