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The Best Advice I Can Possibly Give About Investing

Doc’s note: A lot of people get their investment advice through some hot tip at a cocktail party. But long-term wealth doesn’t come from one hot tip. That’s why I’m sharing an essay from my friend and colleague, Steve Sjuggerud. Although he published it two years ago, his advice about how to make investing decisions still holds true today. Earlier this month, I (Steve) was hanging out with one of the greatest guitar players on the planet… He has been on…

Porter’s Latest Outrageous Prediction

Porter’s made a lot of outrageous predictions throughout his career… Over the past decade, he predicted the bankruptcies of: General Motors Fannie Mae Freddie Mac General Growth Properties He warned his readers of the dangers long before anyone else. It wasn’t easy for Porter… His calls were controversial and – at the time – unbelievable for most investors. But once Porter’s predications came to pass, he earned national acclaim for his insights. He doesn’t hold back… Porter gives readers his honest financial recommendations. The point is, Porter has a…

Building Wealth

Should You Own Bitcoin or Gold? That’s Easy…

Doc’s note: If you’ve invested in Asia in the last few decades, you’ve likely heard of Peter Churchouse. Peter has lived in Asia for four decades. He was even the chairman of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce’s Real Estate and Infrastructure Committee. He’s about as connected as it gets when it comes to Asia. Recently, my publisher Stansberry Research started a joint venture with Peter called Stansberry Churchouse Research. Today, we’re sharing an essay from their group. If you’ve…

Spending Wisely

What to Do If Medicare Goes Under

Medicare is running out of money. Earlier this week, the federal government announced that Medicare’s Hospital Insurance Trust Fund will run out of money by 2029. This is one of two trust funds set up to pay the growing costs of Medicare, specifically Medicare Part A benefits and administration costs. That’s only 12 years away. This isn’t the first time we’ve heard threats of Medicare or Medicaid losing funding. But with budget cuts looming and an unprecedented number of Baby Boomers turning 65…

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Quit Taking This Memory-Stealer Today

Sleeping pills are no joke. A few years back, I had a layover flight in Charlotte, North Carolina. It was early in the morning, so I headed to Starbucks for some coffee. I happened to run into my brother. He had come in on the red-eye from Los Angeles and had the same idea to get coffee. We chatted a bit and he mentioned he had been able to sleep on his flight because he took an Ambien, a prescription sleeping…

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Convenience Is Killing You

We’re getting lazy, America. A new report released by Stanford University found that America is now one of the laziest countries in the world. That’s because we have such a low average for steps taken per day. But it’s more than a lack of walking that makes us lazy. We’re addicted to convenience. It’s apparent in the growth of delivery companies. With the click of a button you can get household items, clothes, groceries, take out, and more delivered right to you…

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Propelling Humanity out of the Gutter

Doc’s Note: Today, I’m sharing an essay from famed political satirist P.J. O’Rourke. This essay is part of a series of essays recently published in the Stansberry Digest. In it, P.J. details his experience at this year’s Space Symposium. He discusses the challenges facing space-related endeavors, the future of space exploration, and who’s part of today’s space race. *** I (P.J. O’Rourke) just came back from the Earth’s largest gathering of international businesses, industries, governmental agencies, scientific institutions, and other…