Last week, when the latest U.S. GDP numbers were announced, talk about the dreaded R-word — recession — got a little louder. Regardless of the “are we or aren’t we” discussion, you may be feeling the pressure of economic forces. Today Andrew & Bill discuss articles published recently which will help you navigate the current economy regardless of whether you’re ready to use the “R Word” or not.

Are We Ready to Start Saying the R-Word? (Bloomberg)
3 Ways the Fed’s Interest Rate Increases Affect You (Barron’s)
Investors need to stay away from the herd to outperform (Financial Times)
How to Ride Out a Murky Economy (New York Times)