The cyclical nature of an economy makes it a certainty you will see a few recession in your life time, and with our last one almost ten years behind us now it is safe to start preparing for the next one. There are a bunch of steps people can take to minimize the impact of a perspective recession or even worse a depression.
While to most realists it appears the days of the new crypto millionaires who just threw money at random coins worth nothing then watched them rise to metric value making themselves rich beyond belief is a thing of the past, there are other ways to profit from it.
Billions sit in banks every day void of any real growth potential. As that money sits there, all of that money that could be multiplying for it's owners, it is just sitting their letting inflation rot away at it. Passive income is exactly as it sounds, income that accumulates as time passes without any effort.