Sunday Refresh

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.

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.

You’re Not Ready for an Emergency

The wind gusted up to 70 miles per hour. But louder than the wind was the siding tearing off the front of my house…

For several days last March, a windstorm uprooted trees, pulled down powerlines, and caused massive damage to buildings across Maryland.

Interview With John Gillin: What Kung Fu Teaches Us About Investing

What’s the best part of working in our office? Hands down, it’s the people.

Stansberry Research, our publisher, is home to tons of talented employees. We have analysts with decades of Wall Street experience, a crack editorial staff, friendly and hard-working customer service representatives, and more…

Transcript: The Refresh 15 Ep. 1 – John Gillin

Amanda Cuocci:         Welcome to The Sunday Refresh‘s interview series. My name is Amanda Cuocci. I am one of the co-editors of The Sunday Refresh. I’m really excited to get this interview series started. And with me today is John Gillin. He is an analyst here at Stansberry Research. He heads up the Stansberry NewsWire service. With that is the Investors MarketCast podcast and a lot of other great things. John, thank you so much for sitting down with me today.

John Gillin:                 Amanda, great to see you. And a happy Fourth of July.

Have You Thought About Your Spouse’s Death?

My mother-in-law and I (Amanda) stood there slack-jawed in disbelief. We were catching up with a family friend at a kids’ soccer game when she told us something surprising…

After marrying her husband, she had changed her name on her license but never “got around” to filing the change with the U.S. Social Security Administration.

The Wealth-Building Power of Patience

I (Laura) remember the exact day I bought my first investment…

I knew basically nothing about investing. I didn’t even know anyone who invested in anything beyond savings bonds.

Will Your Kids Make It to Your Alma Mater?

Last week, I (Amanda) attended my 10-year college reunion. It was a weekend filled with reminiscing, catching up with old friends, and sailing on the river in Southern Maryland.

With a campus like this, it’s hard to remember how I managed to get my work done…

Will You Outlive Your Money?

My (Laura) grandparents were your average blue-collar Americans.

My grandmother stayed at home raising a family while my grandfather worked outside the home. When he suddenly died just shy of age 63, my grandmother quickly had to learn how to live on her own.

That Selfie Could Cost You Thousands

“Hold on, let me just post this.”

In today’s culture, it seems we must photograph every experience and immediately share it online. We want our friends and family to see us having fun on vacation. Beach photos, tropical drinks, exotic locations – they all wind up on our social media profiles. And whether it’s to make everyone else jealous or simply remember the fun we’ve had, there’s a risk to these posts that many of us don’t think about…