On this week's Goldstein on Gelt show, Doug meets Doug Shadel, senior director of Washington's AARP and a leading expert on fraud and the elderly. Why are senior citizens such easy prey for heartless fraudsters? And what are the most typical cons out there? Find out how to protect yourself and the people you love from scams and cons by listening to this week's show.
In the second part of the show, Professor Jerry Z. Muller, professor of history at the Catholic University of America, talks about his new book, Capitalism and the Jews. Is there really a connection between Jewish thought and capitalism? And what is the economic history of the Jews who, in medieval times, were only allowed to work in certain professions? Discover more about this interesting subject in the second part of this week's Goldstein on Gelt show.