The new year begins on a hopeful note from both a public health and economic perspective. As COVID-19 vaccine adoption rates continue to increase globally, and new treatments are introduced to help manage symptoms, the economy is poised to regain lost ground due to the surge of the Delta variant in 2021. These and other factors are helping to pave the way to a scenario where much of life returns to pre-pandemic norms, as we learn to live with and manage the virus.
While the past two years were largely marked by uncertainty for the markets and economy, the lessons learned will remain with us for some time. Below, we look at some of the most important financial lessons learned over the past two years, and actions you can take to further strengthen and optimize your planning going forward.