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Three Big Reasons to Have More Fun

In the 1980 horror film, The Shining, Jack Nicholson’s character, Jack Torrance, types out the proverb, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” I still cringe and get goosebumps thinking about the classic Stanley Kubrick movie. But here’s the thing… there’s an incredible amount of truth to that axiom.

Researcher Stuart Brown did a study on 26 male murderers in the 1960s. Brown and his colleagues found that each of the study’s subjects experienced something called play depravation in their childhood – meaning their childhoods were incredibly traumatic and devoid of adequate playtime.

Don’t Invest Where the ‘Cool Kids’ Do

Doc’s note: Americans are investing in great numbers – and with more money – than ever before. That means more people than ever are sharing their so-called “expert” advice.

But beware…

90% of Americans Have Fallen for This ‘Illusion’

Most Americans, I’m sure, are feeling pretty good right now.

Home values are sky-high. So are stocks. Your brokerage account may have never looked better.

Your Changeable Brain, Part II

I’ve said it before… The human body is much more resilient than most folks realize.

From fighting off viruses to helping you react calmly in a crisis, our bodies put in a lot of work.

Risk Is Back On

It’s one of the most profitable things you can understand about the market…

Sometimes, traders are pouring their money into risky speculations. Other times, they’re pulling that money out.

Your Changeable Brain, Part I

Fake it till you make it

You’ve heard that before. And you’ve probably put it into practice without even realizing it.

These Investors Are Overcoming Their ‘Default Bias’… Can You?

Doc’s note: All of us experience some sort of bias when it comes to investing. For years, I’ve told readers how to overcome some of the worst to become better investors. But today, Eric Wade explains a bias you might now have heard about and how going against it could make you a fortune…

Most people stick with what they know… whether it’s trying a new brand of soda… or investing in an entirely new asset class.

Teaching Babies Blockchain

I couldn’t believe it when she told me…

Lately, folks around the office have been talking a lot about blockchain. And you’ve been reading about it this week right here. This topic has been popular for years, but I think things have gone too far.

The Technology That’s Revolutionizing Everything, Part II

It’s a technology that’s slowly becoming a major part of our lives… but you might not even know its name.

I’m talking about blockchain.

The Technology That’s Revolutionizing Everything, Part I

If you didn’t know, the U.S. government owns the largest digital money network in the world.

It’s called Fedwire, and it’s absolutely massive. In 2020 alone, Fedwire processed more than $840 trillion worth of transactions.