Smelling the Roses to Stave off Dementia

Take some time to smell the flowers – and save your memory.

That’s according to new research out of the University of Toronto. Researchers discovered a link between smells and memory. The researchers found a connection in mouse brains between the hippocampus and something called the anterior olfactory nucleus (AON).

The Four ‘Big’ Reasons Billionaires Love These Stocks

Doc’s note: Today I’m sharing an essay from TradeStops founder Dr. Richard Smith. Richard shows where the billionaires are putting their money and what it says about the state of the economy.

If you want to hear more about the investment ideas of the world’s greatest investors and how Richard’s latest technology shows you the best of the best, click here.

Busting Three Summertime Health Myths

Last week, we heard that the first case of West Nile virus is upon us here in Baltimore.

The story comes after plenty of alarms about Zika, Lyme disease, and a tick that makes you allergic to red meat.

Just When You Thought Facebook Was Safe

“Just when you thought it was safe to own Facebook again…”

That was the opening of an e-mail my friend and colleague Dan Ferris sent me just after social media behemoth Facebook (FB) announced its second-quarter earnings.

Two Eating Habits You Should Start Today

Looks like all those early bird diners have the right idea…

According to a recent study out of Barcelona, folks who eat an “early” dinner had a lower risk of breast and prostate cancer. Early, in this study, meant before 9 p.m.

The Most Turbulent Market Months Are Here

I can see it now…

A beautiful 75-degree day on the beach with a slight breeze. No worries about work. Just a nice cold drink in my hand, and the promise of a good meal at the end of the day.

‘I Thought I Might Go Blind’

Doc’s note: Today I’m turning over my letter to my research assistant, Amanda Cuocci. She shares a story about the importance of keeping a cool head in a crisis… and the importance of reading Retirement Millionaire.


This Hasn’t Burned Your Portfolio Yet… But It’s About To

Doc’s note: Most investors know they should be diversified, but they aren’t. And, as my good friend and colleague Steve Sjuggerud explains in this essay from DailyWealth, things have actually worked out well for those investors.

But that is about to change. And if you’re not ready, you’ll ruin your portfolio…

A Surprise Inheritance Nobody Wants

If you died tomorrow, what would you leave behind?

When I (Laura) wrote my will, I had to decide what assets I’d leave to various family members and friends. But I also had to figure out what debt I’d leave behind… and who would have to pay it.

Who Should You Trust?

“Trust, but verify.”

That’s a phrase former President Ronald Reagan made famous during the Cold War. And it’s one I regularly use with my team of researchers and analysts.