Audio: Conning the Elderly, and Jews and the Business World

Why do older people get conned? And the connection between capitalism and the Jews.
4/30/2013, 9:09 AM

A7 Radio's "Goldstein on Gelt" with Douglas Goldstein
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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.

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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