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One of My Favorite Economic Indicators: YOU

Regular readers know I travel all over the U.S. (and the globe). I love to move, but my travels also help me stay connected to the many businesses and economies around the country. For example, when I stay at a Hampton Inn in Madison, Wisconsin, I mingle in the morning with folks enjoying the great breakfast foods. (I love the self-made waffles.) I might hear about a new pipe or valve company, or chat up nurses in town to learn their…

Our Favorite Things of 2017

Our mailroom is ready to burst. This time of year, our office administrator scolds us for having too many packages delivered to the office. The fact that researchers predict online sales will pass 50% of all sales this year for the first time ever doesn’t help. And I don’t know about you, but it’s also stressful trying to figure out which product reviews to trust… Today, my team and I wanted to share our best gift ideas with you. These are all things…

Building Wealth

Why We Don’t Use ‘Get Rich Quick’ Strategies

I love it when someone calls me boring… I’ve been fortunate enough to experience many things in my life. I worked at some of the biggest banks on Wall Street, became a board-eligible eye surgeon, made my own wine, and got my pilot’s license. I now spend my time traveling the world and sharing advice about investing and living well to my readers. This is my current passion. Yet, some folks still call me boring. More specifically, they call my income-focused newsletter…

Spending Wisely

How to Prepare Your Spouse for the Worst-Case Scenario

Doc’s note: Today, I’m sharing another one of our most popular essays from 2017. No one likes to think about the death of a loved one, but you need to be prepared for the worst if your spouse dies. Here’s how… We talk a lot about preparation here at Retirement Millionaire Daily… Important topics like how to keep from getting an infection in a hospital… where to sit on an airplane… how to survive a disaster… what questions to ask your doctor…

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What Porter Regrets

In 2011, our firm did something Porter still regrets. At the time, Netflix had plunged nearly 75%… from about $42 per share down to $12. The company – then known for its rent-by-mail DVD service – had just released its new online streaming service. Everybody in our office loved it. But none of our publications here at Stansberry Research officially recommended it. It was a huge mistake. Since then, Netflix is up 1,500%. What’s worse, we could have gotten in on those massive…

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Living Well

One Rule You Must Follow This Holiday Season

If you enact just one rule in your home this holiday season, let it be this: Put down your cellphone. Earlier this year, we warned you about the mounting evidence that cellphones, specifically smartphones, damage our health. Just a few examples include… Neck pain Drops in sperm count Eye strain Possible DNA damage That last one is key. DNA damage puts you on the road to cancer, which is why so many researchers are studying the links between radiation from cellphones and tumor growth. But it’s not…

Travel

Seven Essential Items for Summer Travels

Late summer means a lot of travel. Whether it’s trips to the beach or a vacation before the kids or grandkids go back to school, plenty of folks are getting ready for a trip. What’s more, according to a poll from CBS, more folks prefer to travel in September. If you aren’t traveling with children, that’s a great time to travel thanks to smaller crowds and cooler temperatures. I travel a lot. And over the years, I’ve picked up on some tricks…