Audio: Are our decisions all a game? And where does our tzedakah go?

Game theory and the art of making decisions. Also, what's the best way to give charity?
2/28/2011, 2:53 PM

A7 Radio's "Goldstein on Gelt" with Douglas Goldstein
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Part 1: Games People Play: Game Theory in Life

Is the world "a stage and all the men and women merely players? " In this week's show, Professor Scott Stevens of James Madison University talks to Doug about game theory, the scientific study of interactive rational decision-making, and how this affects our daily lives. So, are the great dilemmas in our lives simply steps in a great game? Tune into Goldstein on Gelt to find out.

Part 2: How To Target Your Charity and Make It Most Effective

Are you trying to decide where to donate your tzedakah? What happens to our money after we put it into the charity box? Do we really need to know? Ronald Gallatin and his wife Meryl help donors and charities make the most of the donations that are given and received. Find out how in tonight's great show.

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Douglas Goldstein, CFP(r) is the director of Profile Investment Services, Ltd. an international investment company. He specializes in helping olim manage their U.S. brokerage accounts from Israel. He is a licensed financial professional both in the U.S. and Israel. Securities offered through Portfolio Resources Group, Inc., Member FINRA, SIPC, MSRB, SIFMA, FSI. Accounts held at Pershing LLC., Member NYSE/SIPC, a subsidiary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. Doug has written several books on financial planning and investing. His latest book, Rich As A King, teaches how using chess strategies can make you a grandmaster of investing is available on Amazon. The Goldstein on Gelt podcast airs every Monday from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Israel National Radio. For more info visit
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