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Audio: How to play the numbers game, and how much you need to retire

The secrets of effective mental arithmetic, and the way to plan a comfortable retirement
2/5/2013, 2:31 PM

A7 Radio's "Goldstein on Gelt" with Douglas Goldstein
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The secrets of effective mental arithmetic, and the way to plan a comfortable retirement Long: Do you remember the days before everyone had a pocket calculator, and people used to make all of their calculations in their heads? In today’s technologically advanced world, some might even argue that mental arithmetic is a thing of the past. On this week’'s Goldstein on Gelt show, Dr. Arthur Benjamin, a professor of mathematics proves that this really isn’t the case, and that making calculations in your head is not beyond the reach of the ordinary person. Tune into this week'’s show to find out how to play the numbers game and to apply mathematics to everyday life.

In the second part of the show, Doug continues to talk numbers with Terry Savage, a well-known expert on personal finance. Terry, author of The New Savage Number: How Much Money Do Really You Need to Retire? tells us why time is more important than money and why you need to start planning for retirement even when you’re still young. Listen to this interview to find out more about what you need for your golden years.

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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