HuffPostUK has compiled the best celebrity insights on how to get the economic recovery on track again.
'Wear happy colours', says Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton, socialite and all-around glamourpuss, was asked in 2008 for her tips on how to manage in the economic crisis.
"You should wear happy colours," she responded.
Start your own business, says Kim Kardashian
American socialite Kim Kardashian suggested Brits should go into business to get the economy going again.
"I would definitely encourage people to go into business. But they have to make sure it is a business that makes sense.”
“You have to really believe in it, fine-tune it, have the right people, stay committed and go for it,” she told the Sun.
Stop taxing us so much, says Richard Dinan
Made in Chelsea star and entrepreneur Richard Dinan once vented about the level of taxes on business and how harsh he has to be with his staff.
Speaking to LondonlovesBusiness, he said: "I know how ruthless they are with me, so I am so ruthless with who we employ. They say, ‘Oh I deserve security,’ - well, we deserve security!
“What do you think we do? We’ve just been handed by some force a company and a bit of money that you pay these people with… it’s not the case!"
Stop printing money, says Lindsay Lohan
Actress Lindsay Lohan offered some surprise economic analysis in 2011 as she railed against quantitative easing, writing on Twitter:
"Have you guys seen food and gas prices lately? U.S. $ will soon be worthless if the Fed keeps printing money!."
Confused readers later found that it was a sponsored tweet written by Snickers. Her own thoughts still remain a mystery.