Guard Against This Stressful Retirement Decision

Itchy rashes, depression, pounding headaches, stomach ulcers… older women in Japan are developing these and other stress-related medical issues by the score.

It’s called “retired husband syndrome.”

The Dangers of Going Vegetarian

I hate diets.

Many diets out there have nearly impossible-to-follow rules and it’s discouraging trying to sift out what works and what doesn’t. In fact, the only diet I recommend to anyone is the Mediterranean diet, which features fruits, veggies, whole grains, olive oil, nuts, fish, and lean meat.

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…

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:

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.

What the New ‘Fear Index’ Says About the State of the World

Often referred to as the “fear index,” the CBOE Volatility Index (the “VIX”) measures how much investors are willing to pay for wealth protection.

It’s a little like looking at how much people are paying for flood insurance in a city and using that to deduce how often floods hit the area.

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.

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 ever wondered whether you should own gold or bitcoin, read on…

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 pill.

What to Do After the Funeral

Doc’s note: We’re featuring another essay from my researcher, Amanda Cuocci. This month, she’s sharing insight into all the work it takes to handle someone’s affairs after their death.