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The Goldstein on Gelt Show is a global investment and financial planning radio show designed to educate and entertain its listeners with financial strategies and investment tips. Investment advisor Douglas Goldstein hosts the weekly show, which can also be heard at, and is the director of Profile Investment Services, Ltd.,

The Goldstein on Gelt Show is a global investment and financial planning radio show designed to educate and entertain its listeners with financial strategies and investment tips. Investment advisor Douglas Goldstein hosts the weekly show, which can also be heard at, and is the director of Profile Investment Services, Ltd.,


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The Goldstein on Gelt Show is a global investment and financial planning radio show designed to educate and entertain its listeners with financial strategies and investment tips. Investment advisor Douglas Goldstein hosts the weekly show, which can also be heard at, and is the director of Profile Investment Services, Ltd.,




Have Millennials Lost Faith in the Financial System?

Did growing up during the 2008 recession cause millennials to distrust the financial system? Millennial financial expert Amanda Abella, author of Make Money Your Honey, discusses the unique issues facing millennials with Douglas Goldstein, CFP®, director of Profile Investment Services, Ltd. Why do so many young people have financial fears? How can they overcome them and begin investing? Find out what millennials need to know in order to plan for the future. Don’t use email for financial...


What’s the Best Country for Financial Independence?

How much does your address affect your chances of reaching financial independence? Personal finance blogger Pauline Paquin discusses the importance of considering where you live when deciding upon retirement. She tells cross-border financial advisor Douglas Goldstein, CFP®, why she moved from her native France to Guatemala. Find out which financial steps you need to take if you relocate before retirement. Find your magic number to reach retirement Is there a magic amount of savings that...


Why Getting the Right Investment Advice is Important

Good investment advice reflects the big picture, taking into account an investor’s goals. Eric and Wendy Nissan, co-founders of DIY.FUND, discuss with Douglas Goldstein, CFP®, why investors – and their advisors -- need a holistic approach to managing money. Find out why practicing trading with investment simulation games won’t help you deal with the reality of working with the financial markets. What is the hardest part of personal finance? The hardest part of investing is not being able to...


Does Your Income Fit in With the Retirement Lifestyle You Want?

Is there a way to be certain that you will always have enough money to follow the retirement lifestyle of your choice? Personal finance commentator Jane Bryant Quinn, author of How to Make Your Money Last: The Indispensable Retirement Guide, explains why there is no magic formula for retirement planning and how one of the keys to making your money last is to “right-size” your expectations. Can the economy change for the better? Doug Goldstein, CFP®, talks about looking at the longer-term...


Life Expectancy Alert: Is Outliving Your Money a Justified Fear?

As life expectancy continues to increase, what can you do to make your money last longer? Douglas Goldstein, CFP®, cross-border investment advisor, speaks with Steve Vernon, researcher at the Stanford Center for Longevity and author of Money for Life: Turn Your IRA and 401(k) Into a Lifetime Retirement Paycheck and Recession-Proof Your Retirement Years. Get an overview of the various long-term income options available to you when you retire. Three things to do in 2017 to become...


Why Time is Money: How Wasting Time Affects Your Wallet

As time is a valuable commodity, why do people undervalue it? Roger Whitney, CFP®, host of The Retirement Answer Man podcast, discusses the connection between saving time and saving money. Find out why spending hours just to save a few dollars can cost a fortune in the long run. Is it fair to say investing in stocks is like gambling? Financial planner Douglas Goldstein, CFP®, and guest co-host Linda P. Jones, host of the Be Wealthy and Smart podcast, talk about placing bets, beating the...


Tips on How to Improve Your Credit Score

How can you boost your credit score? Liz Weston, columnist at NerdWallet and author of Your Credit Score: How to improve the 3-digit number that shapes your financial future, explains why your credit score is important, what it’s used for, and how to build it. Learn responsible ways to use a credit card, so it won’t hurt your credit rating. How to invest in a low-interest environment Doug Goldstein, CFP®, discusses how investors can lose money by leaving it in the bank. Why are low...


Why Financial Literacy is Hard for Teens – and How to Make it Easier

Does your teen know how to balance a checkbook or other basic points of financial literacy? Mindy Ajzner, founder of Chaim BePlus, an organization that teaches personal finance skills to young people, discusses what teenagers need to know about keeping track of their money. Many teenagers have no idea about how banks work, budgeting, or bill paying, and as a result can fall into the cycle of debt from an early age. Learn how to become fiscally responsible with a personal mentor. Listen to...


What to Expect When You Retire in Israel

How does retiring in Israel compare with retiring in other countries? Liora Bowers, director of Policy Analysis at the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel, explains why retirement planning in Israel is based on work-based pensions rather than on relying on bituach leumi. Find out why most Israeli retirees have better health coverage than they would in the United States, and what you need to know about nursing care for the elderly. How can you benefit from economic growth? As...


Do This to Protect Your Money From Cyber Crime

Cyber crime is on the rise. How can you keep your money safe? James Lyne, global head of security research at the security firm Sophos, explains how to protect yourself and your money against the malicious codes that hackers create every day. Discover: What should you do at the end of the fiscal year? There are a few financial steps you should take at the end of 2016. Doug Goldstein, CFP®, explains what tax-loss harvesting is and why it’s often done before the New Year. How should you get...


How to Use Failure as a Tool to Reach Financial Freedom

It is possible to achieve financial freedom after a string of failures. Nearly every successful entrepreneur and investor has a “failure story” to tell. John Lee Dumas, host of the Entrepreneur on Fire podcast, explains the difference between using failure to make a comeback and giving into despair. Learn how to persevere and use your failures to build success. Listen to get guidance on how to handle business partnerships and your marriage when money problems strike. How to handle your money...


Is Being Frugal the Best Technique for Becoming Financially Successful?

Is being frugal the best way to ensure financial stability? Steve and Annette Economides, authors of America’s Cheapest Family Gets You Right on the Money, show how frugality can be fun, and why avoiding debt is the best tactic for financial stability. Discover how the Economides family became known as “America’s Cheapest Family.” How to create a solid financial foundation for your family Building a financially secure home is a family matter. Show host Doug Goldstein, CFP ® and his wife,...


What Does "The Laffer Curve" Say is the Best Tax Rate?

Economist Arthur Laffer, creator of the "Laffer Curve" and author of Return to Prosperity: How America Can Regain Its Economic Superpower Status, explains why high taxes don't necessarily produce more income for the government. Find out why the next U.S. government should consult with the Laffer Curve in order to create prosperity and growth. How should you invest to increase income? Governments can increase income through taxation, but individual investors need to think about others ways to...


Tips for Teaching Teens to be Financially Responsible

Teaching teens to be financially responsible is one of the most important jobs a parent can do. How can you present budgeting, saving, and other financial concepts in a way that teenagers can relate to? Tamsen Butler, author of The Complete Guide to Personal Finance for Teenagers, explains why it’s important to talk to your children about money from an early age and how giving teens an allowance helps them learn basic financial concepts. Should a volatile market worry investors? Should a...


How Behavioral Finance Can Make You a Better Investor

Behavioral finance, or the psychology of investing, explains how and why people make money decisions. John R. Nofsinger, professor of finance at the University of Alaska and author of The Psychology of Investing, describes the biases that can cause investment failure and gives tips on how to avoid making investment mistakes. Why does emotion play a role in financial decision making, and why is it so important to keep track of the bigger picture?< While behavioral finance dictates how...


Can Modern Portfolio Theory Make You a Better Investor?

Modern Portfolio Theory is important strategy that many financial advisors use to minimize risk and maximize returns for their clients. Today's guest on The Goldstein on Gelt show is Dr. Harry Markowitz, winner of the 1990 Nobel Prize for Economics, who invented Modern Portfolio Theory. Find out what Modern Portfolio Theory is and why it is has become the cornerstone of financial planning. Dr. Markowitz advises how to navigate today's turbulent markets. How does Modern Portfolio Theory...


What Happens to Your IRA Account When You Move Overseas?

IRA expert Ed Slott, author of Ed Slott’s 2016 Retirement Decisions Guide, presents options of what you should do with your IRA (Individual Retirement Account) when you move to Israel. When living and saving for retirement in Israel, Americans need to take taxes, service, and performance into consideration before participating in Israeli saving and investment programs. Douglas Goldstein, CFP®, cross-border financial expert and licensed advisor in Israel and America, details the factors you...


How to Prepare for a Happy Retirement

Planning for a happy retirement is not only a question of money. There are many other factors to consider. Wes Moss, financial planner, podcaster, and author of You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think, talks about what makes a happy retirement. Retirement is not only about leaving the daily grind of going to work--it should be a time for doing what you have always dreamed of, but were unable to do during your working years. A happy retirement takes into consideration factors other than the size...


Is Being an Entrepreneur the Way of the Future?

Do you have more job security as an employee or as an entrepreneur? Taylor Pearson, author of The End of Jobs, explains why becoming an entrepreneur does not mean giving up the security of having a job, why jobs are becoming a thing of the past, and how entrepreneurial skills can help you write your life script. What does the future hold for traditional jobs, and what are the growing industries that today’s university graduates should be focusing on? Should you be concerned about a drop in...


What is the High Cost of Keeping Your U.S. Citizenship?

Do financial laws make U.S. citizenship a burden for American expats? Curtis Poe, a writer on U.S. expat issues, explains why many banks don’t want U.S. citizens as clients and describes the difficulties American expats may face in getting jobs. Get a link to a free resource specially geared to American expats about opening a U.S. brokerage account from Israel. Does the discrimination that American citizens face abroad make it worthwhile for expats to renounce their U.S....