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Doug began his career on Wall Street in 1992 at Dean Witter. After developing a successful practice in New York, Doug moved with his wife and family to Israel.

Doug is accredited by the Israel Securities Authority (ISA) as a licensed Israeli advisor and is also a licensed U.S. advisor. ... more


3 Steps To Stop Your Retirement Nest Egg From Breaking
You only get one shot at retirement, so you want to safeguard your nest egg as much as possible. How should you manage your money during retirement? There are three predominant ways investors can start to understand their retirement portfolio.
What Is Your Investment Goal?
In order to be a successful investor, you need to define your investment goal; growth or income? Once you know your goal, then, and only then, you can begin thinking about specific investments and decide what products to buy.
Are You Ready For Retirement?
How to find an adviser who is focused not only on saving for retirement but also drawing down savings post-retirement. And what is a retirement strategy that generates income without drawing down your principal and will protect against inflation.
How To Squeeze More Dollars Out Of Your Investments
A recent widow in her seventies came into my office for an initial meeting on how to increase her investment income. She said that the $25,000 per year from her portfolio and pensions was simply not enough income to maintain her lifestyle.
How To Recover From A Financial Loss
While a financial loss can be devastating, it doesn’t mean that your situation can’t be improved. Sometimes, your loss can even, ironically, spur you on towards future success.
How Much Money Can You Afford To Lose In A Risky Investment?
When you put money in the stock market you give up the certainty in return for the potential reward of growth. By choosing a risky investment, you bet that the potential for high profits is greater than the possibility of losing your money.


Latest Comments
Why Investors Need To Know About Inflation And Unemployment
4 years ago

Thanks very much! I really appreciate the feedback. - Doug

Beware Of 3 Types Of Investment Risk
4 years ago

Thanks very much for your comment, Joe. There are a lot of different ways of measuring risk in the stock market and I will try to touch on some of them and upcoming posts.

U.S. Brokerage Account For Folks Outside The United States
4 years ago

Thanks. It turns out that more and more U.S. brokerage firms are kicking out their U.S. clients who live overseas. I have gotten a lot of calls in my office to help them. We handle U.S. investment and IRA accounts for people who live overseas, so if you know anyone who could use assistance, or whose current firm has sent them away, please let them know they can contact me. And thanks again, Anastasija, for the kind words on my video. -Doug

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Work Experience

Goldstein on Gelt Radio Show
July 2010 - Present (10 years 3 months)
The Goldstein on Gelt radio show incorporates investment tips, financial planning ideas, listener letters, and fantastic guest interviews with Nobel Prize winners, best-selling authors, world-famous money managers, and more.
Profile Investment Services
1997 - Present (24 years)


Vassar College
1988 / 1991


Rich As A King: How the Wisdom of Chess Can Make You a Grandmaster of Investing
Douglas Goldstein and Grandmaster Susan Polgar
Douglas Goldstein and Grandmaster Susan Polgar
Fundamentally, what separates a good chess player from a great player is the ability to create strategies and to adapt them to changing circumstances. Similarly, successful investors don’t just know a few tricks for picking stocks or building a budget. Rather, building wealth requires the ability to observe and examine the financial world and know when to act, react, or sit still.Rich As a King draws on the core strategies of grandmaster-level chess players and teaches you how their skills can guide you towards financial growth. The concepts addressed in the book include strategy, pattern recognition, efficiency, precision, and planning.
Building Wealth in Israel: A Guide to International Investments and Financial Planning
Douglas Goldstein
Devora Publishing
Financial columnist for The Jerusalem Post, Doug Goldstein, asks: HOW COME SOME PEOPLE "MAKE IT" FINANCIALLY AND OTHERS DON’T? The author presents a solid overview of practical strategies for achieving financial success in the Israeli market. Writing in an easy-to-understand manner, Goldstein teaches his readers how to get their financial houses in order and how to create, step-by-step, long-term plans for their wealth. Special Guest chapter on Taxation by Leon Harris, CPA, International Tax Partner, Ernst&Young, Israel.
Profile Perspectives
Douglas Goldstein
Douglas Goldstein
This blog contains the weekly pieces that Doug Goldstein writes for publication in the Jerusalem Post.