It was nearly 10 years ago — December 2007 — that the National Bureau of Economic Research marks as the start of a deep recession the United States, what is often called the Great Recession.
Officially, the recession ended in June 2009, but recovery was slow and many Americans were still feeling its effects years later.
Cronkite News wants to know how the recession affected you. Did you lose a job or a house? Have you caught up to where you were financially back then, or are you still playing catch-up? Did you change your lifestyle as a result, or have you changed plans for retirement or other goals? Ten years later, how are you doing?
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