Audio: Dealing With Inflation, And How We Make Decisions

One of the terms you often hear in economic discussions is “inflation.” But what does it really mean?
11/5/2012, 12:21 AM

A7 Radio's "Goldstein on Gelt" with Douglas Goldstein
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One of the terms you often hear in economic discussions is “inflation.” But what does it really mean, and how does it affect the average investor? And is it something that we really need to worry about? In the first half of this week’s Goldstein on Gelt show, Zane E. Brown, partner and fixed income strategist at Lord Abbett, explains what inflation is and the investment options that exist for protecting your assets from its effects.

How do you make decisions? What affects the courses of action that you choose in life, whether in terms of investing or anything else? In the second half of the show, mathematics Professor Michael Starbird speaks about his new book, “The Five Elements of Effective Thinking” and tells Doug what it is that makes us think.

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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