Add This ‘Useless’ Task to Your To-Do List Now

Doc’s note: Hiring someone to write a will can be expensive. And not everyone needs the extensive help a lawyer offers. So today, I’m sharing a story from Health & Wealth Bulletin Managing Editor Laura Bente. In it, Laura explains how she easily saved hundreds of dollars by creating her own will… “Why are you writing a will?” That was the reaction when I (Laura) told my friends and family that I was writing my will. I wasn’t surprised. As my…

The Shocking Crisis Americans Are Ignoring

There’s a crisis in the U.S that few people are concerned about. It’s not about corporate America’s love affair with debt. (Although I hope you have been paying attention to it.) It’s not about a run-up in risk assets or anything like that… I’m talking about a savings crisis. The numbers are shocking. Regular readers know that I preach saving a good chunk of your money every month. I always say that you should have enough cash available to cover at least three months’…

Four Ways to Avoid Winning the Worst ‘Lottery’

A 60-year-old man in Massachusetts made headlines last week… for all the worst reasons. That’s because he became the first recorded case of a certain mosquito-borne virus infecting a human in Massachusetts since 2003. The media latched onto the story and spread a lot of fear without giving much background. But whenever you see stories like this, it’s important to understand your real risk. Because the reality is that this particular virus is rare. That’s little comfort for anyone who gets it, but…

The Fed Just Created a Major Tailwind for Gold

Doc’s note: It’s been a wild year in the markets. But I don’t spend too much of my time worrying about it. That’s because I keep a portion of my portfolio in “chaos hedges”… assets that protect your wealth during times of fear and panic. Today, Steve Sjuggerud is talking about why now is a great time to buy one of my favorite chaos hedges – gold. And don’t miss out on our 2019 Gold Rush event on Wednesday, August 21. Steve…