How Not to Die During This Weekend’s Heat Wave

There’s nothing like a small-town Fourth of July parade… and it’s something Albert never missed. In his mid-60s, he’s helped organize and run his hometown parade for most of his life. But this year, he didn’t see the parade. That’s because after a few hours in the scorching July heat, Albert found himself in an ambulance en route to the closest ER. Unfortunately, this story is more common than you might think. And although Albert made a full recovery, not everyone is so…

How to Build Your Portfolio’s ‘Guardrail’

Michael Hutchings bought at the wrong time… Now, he keeps a shotgun in the bedroom closet and a handgun in the kitchen cabinet. While the entire country suffered during the 2008 mortgage meltdown, few communities saw a bigger blowup than Las Vegas. It was there that Hutchings – a homebuilder – decided to construct his own dream home in 2006, complete with a guesthouse and swimming pool. Of course, the bubble popped. As of 2016, when Hutchings told his story to the New…

The Medication Side Effect No One Talks About

Every pill you take could spell disaster. I’m not talking about possible overdoses or getting the wrong prescription (like my mother did)… I’m talking about increased fall risk for folks who take multiple meds. We’ve seen the problem of too many pills before. Called “polypharmacy,” it involves taking five or more prescription drugs at once. In one survey a few years ago from JAMA Internal Medicine, about 36% of folks 62 to 85 used five or more prescription drugs. But we suspect…

This Indicator Shows We’re Getting Dangerously Close to the Next Recession

Doc’s note: There is one indicator that has flashed a warning sign before every recession over the past 60 years… Today, I’m sharing a Stansberry Digest issue from my colleague and co-editor of Stansberry’s Credit Opportunities, Mike DiBiase. Mike details why this indicator shows we’re dangerously close to a recession and what it will mean for you. Have you ever been denied credit? Maybe you were trying to buy something at the local hardware store and your credit card was declined. “The machine…