How to get recession-ready

12:02 PM ET Fri, 30 Aug 2019

Is the economy headed towards a recession? . That's a period when economic activity slows down. No one knows for certain when it could occur, but while it's part of the business cycle, it can be scary if you haven't prepared financially. Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson has steps you can take to "recession-proof" your life.