All work which requires using on a regular bases or on a daily bases when finished at the end of my day I will save all daily work to 2 different usb flash drives takes but a minute or two.
The reason I save to two usb flash drives in case one of the two usb flash drives becomes corrupt I will have the other as a backup.
To prevent possible corruption make certain to unmount / eject the usb flash drive and then wait a minute before removing the usb flash drive as sometimes files may still be being written to the usb flash drive.
I installed Debian 10.8.0 yesterday (graphical install) with a bootable USB stick. Now i am not able to do any updates or install additional software since it is asking for a Debian CD/DVD disk in the CD/DVD drive. I came across the following tutorial...