How could it be any worse than 08? Subprime loans had almost zero equity in them, whereas most commercial loans start with 25-30% down, so the bank at least walks with something. 2008 was fine for those who had grown up jobs and didn't lose them.Think 2008 for commercial, with further reaches.
Plenty of pension funds had MBS's in them as well. Most people in the private sector have 401Ks, which tend to be heavy on indexes and other blue chip funds, and they are encouraged transition to more bonds as they get closer to retirement.
any day nowEconomic crises are often decades in the making and then ongoing.