Estate planning is a critical part of financial planning. While many folks focus on retirement planning, it is equally important to spend time thinking about what happens to your assets when you no longer need them.

Today Doug shatters the taboo of talking about estate planning and details what you need to do in planning your estate. What documents do you need, and with which professionals should you consult?


For more about planning your estate, read Why Your Investments Must be Different From Your Parents’. (On my blog at

Family politics and the fear of losing your loved ones can make estate planning discussions difficult. Jack Tatar, author of Having the Talk: The Four Keys to Your Parents’ Safe Retirement, and What’s the Deal with The Talk Between Adult Children and Their Parents? discusses how to avoid future disputes over wills and inheritances.

Learn when is the best time to have “the talk” and get tips on how to raise these sensitive estate planning topics.

The Goldstein On Gelt Show is a financial podcast. Click on the player below to listen. For show notes and contact details of the guest, go to


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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