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Doug Goldstein

One of the biggest problems facing a widow (other than the devastating loss of their spouse) is the fear of going broke. Losing your life’s partner is a very emotional time. Many times a widow is faced with decisions she has never had to consider before, including financial decisions.

If you are close to a widow, would you know if she were having financial problems or if she was facing the possibility of going broke?


Doug created a list of signs that might possibly indicate a widow (or anyone else) may be in an unstable financial position. This free resource, Do You Recognize the 5 Warning Signs a Widow is Going Broke?, highlights all of the warning signs, and tells you what you can do to prevent financial instability. Download free resource: Do You Recognize the 5 Warning Signs a Widow is Going Broke?

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Douglas Goldstein, CFP®, is the director of Profile Investment Services, Ltd, a financial planning and investment services firm specializing in working with Americans living in Israel who have investment accounts in America. He is a licensed financial professional both in the U.S. and Israel. Securities offered through Portfolio Resources Group, Inc., Member FINRA, SIPC, MSRB, FSI. Accounts held at Pershing LLC., Member NYSE/SIPC, a subsidiary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. Neither Profile nor PRG gives tax or legal advice. Before immigrating to Israel, it is advisable to consult with a tax attorney who is knowledgeable about Israeli law. Contact at