Living Well

Three Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Your Next Car

It’s a great time to buy a car.

These days, even basic economy cars offer a level of quality, performance, safety, and technology not found in luxury sedans 10 years ago.

This Common Sign of Aging Could Signal a Deadly Disease

Many people dismiss anxiety as a typical sign of aging.

You’ve probably done it. Think about the last time you visited your parents or another loved one in a senior living community. Did you notice changes in appetite, poor sleep, or trouble concentrating? Did they hoard food or avoid participating in any social activities?

Four Ways to Prevent the Flu This Season

There’s an epidemic in our office.

Everywhere you look, folks are coughing, sneezing, and generally looking like they’re about to fall over.

A Two-Minute Resolution You Must Keep This Year

What if I told you there was one thing you could do every day for just two minutes to cut your risk of getting one of the deadliest cancers?

Would you make it a New Year’s resolution to try? Keep in mind, about 80% of all resolutions fail by February. But this is far easier than taking the time to go to the gym, start a new diet, or save more money (though we recommend taking care of all these things).

One Natural Therapy Relieves Pain From Cancer, Parkinson’s, and Alzheimer’s

Doc’s note: Today’s essay was chosen by one of our research writers, Amanda Cuocci…

I’m amazed at the ability of music to not only make us happy, but also relieve pain and stress. Pain management can help so many illnesses. Add to it the benefits to our brain health, and it’s a therapy nearly everyone can enjoy.

An Unconventional Way to Lower Your Stress

Doc’s note: Today’s essay was chosen by Retirement Millionaire Daily team member Chris Gaarde…

If there’s one thing I’m known for around the office, it’s my two cats, Scout and Bea. I’m the type of pet owner that shares photos of my cats like new parents share baby photos. My cats are a big part of my life, and they brighten even my gloomiest days.

How to Prepare Your Spouse for the Worst-Case Scenario

Doc’s note: Today’s essay was chosen by my senior analyst Matt Weinschenk…

As a new parent, I’ve got a strong impetus to get my affairs in order. Even knowing how important it is, I keep pushing it off another day… And it’s just adding to my stress. By the end of the year, I’ll have all these steps done… and so should you!

How to Treat This Uncomfortable, Embarrassing Problem

Doc’s note: We’re gearing up for some big changes to Retirement Millionaire Daily in the New Year. As we work on the finishing touches, I’ve gotten my team together to share some of their favorite Retirement Millionaire Daily issues with you over the next two weeks.

Today, I’m sharing one of my favorite issues. Not only was it one of our most controversial issues in our office here in Baltimore, it was also one of the most popular with you, our readers.

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…

Get off the Couch to Save Your Life

“The sooner you can get up and get moving, the better you’ll heal.”

That’s what the doctor told Jim (a relative of one of my researchers) after his recent hernia surgery. Sure enough, getting up and down the stairs helped Jim recover well enough to do away with heavy pain medication less than 24 hours after his surgery.