Episodes
If you started from $0 today and wanted to get wealthy, what would you do? What money mistakes prevent people from making money? What is a smart approach to investing? What should you do if three people approach you in a dark alley? Who's gonna win the presidency in 2024? Meet Dr. Rich Roberts, an entrepreneur and philanthropist from Lakewood, NJ who sold his pharmaceutical business in 2012 for $800 million. We asked him those questions and more at a sit-down in his home. You can find Dr....
Published 03/26/24
Join us as we delve into the fascinating journey of Mort Fertel, a visionary entrepreneur and relationship expert, whose path from a small town outside Philadelphia to the pinnacle of success is a testament to innovation, resilience, and the transformative power of faith. His encounter with Orthodox Judaism marked a pivotal turn, deepening his quest for meaning and guiding his entrepreneurial spirit toward ventures that not only seek profit but also enrich lives. Mort reveals how adversity...
Published 03/13/24
Published 03/13/24
Embark on an extraordinary journey with us as we unfold the remarkable tale of a Hasidic man who arrived on American shores with nothing but ambition. Witness his transformation from being penniless to becoming a prosperous icon of success, crafting a multi-million dollar empire from the ground up with the help of Hashem. His story is not just one of accumulating wealth but also of unwavering faith, relentless perseverance, and a steadfast commitment to Jewish values. He was kind enough to...
Published 02/28/24
According to a 2021 study, the wealthiest 400 billionaire families in the United States paid an average federal individual tax rate of just 8.2 percent. For comparison, the average American taxpayer in the same year paid 13 percent. So, what do the rich know that you don't? For one, the rich are proactive tax planners. Me? You? We're reactive when it comes to our taxes. We pay AFTER the fact when there's so much we could've done ahead of time to help us keep more of the money we make. We sat...
Published 02/14/24
What is money? How does Judaism view money? Does it view it differently than the rest of the world? Rabbi Simon Jacobson has enlightened millions of people across the world with his genius insights and eloquent words on practically everything Judaism has to offer. We had the privilege of sitting down with Rabbi Jacobson (yes, he is Rabbi YY’s brother) to discuss Eli’s burning money questions. To learn more about Rabbi Simon Jacobson’s work and reach out, visit...
Published 01/31/24
What would you do if you woke up and suddenly had hundreds of millions of dollars in the bank? Meet Bentzion Heitner, a hard-working Canadian businessman and philanthropist who sold his business for many hundreds of millions of dollars not too long ago. Since then, he’s given millions away to charities across the world. He’s lived in New Zealand, Australia, London and has been in Toronto since 1981.  Oh, and he married a girl from Austria for good measure. You’ll notice his unique accent as a...
Published 01/17/24
Take a peek inside the inbox and mind of Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz who has fielded thousands of questions from across the world. To reach Rabbi Lebowitz, you can email [email protected] ✬ SPONSORS OF EPISODE 64 ✬ ► COLEL CHABAD: Please help Israel as they need all the help they can get! Visit https://www.ColelChabad.org/KosherMoney to make a much-needed donation! They're counting on you. ► THE DONOR'S FUND: More and more people are using this banklike system for charity, especially for...
Published 01/03/24
The cost of an Orthodox Jewish living isn't low. But do we make the challenge harder on ourselves? Put another way, if I come to the Rabbi and say "Good news! I just received a 5% raise and I'm now making $175,000! I've made it! Finally, time to breathe." How would he respond? We went through that and more with Rabbi Eliezer Gewirtzman who eloquently shared his research, insights and guidance to everyone looking to live within their means (and a happier life as a result). To reach Rabbi...
Published 12/20/23
So you're looking to be successful? There's no shortcut, but there's something you should know, says Jason Feifer, editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur magazine. Change is inevitable. How you prepare for it and react to it will separate you from the pack. Jason shares stories throughout history that brings this point home. Heed his advice and control the change or let the change control you. (Evil laugh.) JK, he's awesome. ENJOY! 📖 Jason's book on change is named "Build for Tomorrow" -...
Published 12/06/23
Meet one of the smartest Jews in the world. Rabbi Yitzchak Breitowitz is a distinguished figure known for his contributions in both Jewish scholarship and law. He was born in April 1954 in New York to Holocaust survivor parents. Rabbi Breitowitz's educational background includes graduating magna cum laude from Harvard Law School and receiving his Rabbinical Ordination from the Ner Israel Rabbinical College in 1976. He also holds a B.S. with honors from Johns Hopkins University, a J.D. from...
Published 11/27/23
Steve Goodman went bankrupt, got cancer and faced all sorts of adversity. Shmuel Goodman built himself anew and says he is the luckiest guy in the world. His life story is transformative, captivating and full of lessons and wisdom. Enjoy! ✬ SPONSORS OF EPISODE 60 ✬ ► COLEL CHABAD: Please help Israel as they need all the help they can get! Visit https://www.ColelChabad.org/KosherMoney to make a much-needed donation! They're counting on you. ► JEWS NEXT DOR PODCAST: Our newest sponsor is an...
Published 11/02/23
Oh, this episode is a really, really good episode. Incorporate what hedge fund manager Jason Lieber has to say and you'll be in a much better financial frame of mind. Contact Jason Lieber at [email protected] ✬ SPONSORS OF EPISODE 59 ✬  ► COLEL CHABAD: Please help Israel's neediest! Visit https://www.ColelChabad.org/KosherMoney to make a much-needed donation!  ► APPROVED FUNDING: Looking to purchase a home? Looking to get involved in real estate? Speak to Shmuel Shayowitz at...
Published 09/26/23
Do you know why Jacob, our forefather, was the wealthiest of our forefathers? Rabbi Daniel Glatstein shares the reason in this insightful episode of Kosher Money, revealing what most people can go through an entire life without knowing! Be sure to subscribe Rabbi Daniel Glatstein's YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/@RabbiDG You can contact Rabbi Glatstein or purchase his wonderful books at https://www.rabbidg.com/ Bentch Like a Mentch Challenge:...
Published 09/12/23
Think you know money? Think again! Money has an interesting way of playing tricks on our minds and only those who are either gifted or trained will spot them! Rabbi Naftali Horowitz reveals what EVERYONE should know. ✬ SPONSORS OF EPISODE 57 ✬ ► TWILLORY: Get $18 OFF your first purchase of absolutely comfortable clothing for today's casual professional look. Use code CHAI (which means 18 in Hebrew) at https://Twillory.com/KosherMoney - Limited Time Offer, On a $139 Purchase. ENJOY! ► COLEL...
Published 08/30/23
Join us for a transformative episode of the Kosher Money Podcast, featuring the insightful Adele Dubin and Natasha Srulowitz from Wayfind Careers. Passionate about helping individuals flourish in the professional realm, the Wayfind team offers a unique approach that resonates not only with young adults but also with anyone feeling adrift or uncertain in their career.  Their mission? To provide clarity and confidence, aiding individuals in navigating their ideal career path by seamlessly...
Published 08/16/23
So, you want be a success businessman or businesswoman...is there a secret? Well, maybe there is more than one, but we'll let entrepreneur Ira Zlotowitz share with you what he's seen from decades in the commercial real estate business. Ira can be reached at [email protected] or hit him up on his cell which he shared in the interview - wild! If you enjoyed this episode and want more, hit the "Like" button and be sure to subscribe! ✬ SPONSORS OF EPISODE 55 ✬ ► TWILLORY: Get $18 off your first...
Published 07/19/23
Meet Alan Rosenstock. His organization collects over $10 million annually in one of the richest counties in America for the poorest people in his community. He has stories, he makes me cry and he is in a rush! (See what happens right when the interview ends, lol. He's awesome.) If you enjoyed this episode and want more, be sure to rate it 5 stars where applicable, "Like" and subscribe! ✬ SPONSORS OF EPISODE 54 ✬ ► TWILLORY: Get $18 off your first purchase of absolutely comfortable clothing...
Published 07/05/23
Jewish Grandma Energy: Level 100! 🔋 Dina is a National treasure we must protect at all costs. We bumped into her after a visit to the supermarket and she was flowing with utter brilliance. ✬ SPONSORS ✬ ► TWILLORY: Get $18 off your first purchase of absolutely comfortable clothing for today's casual professional look. Use code CHAI (which means 18 in Hebrew) at https://Twillory.com/KosherMoney - Limited Time Offer, On a $139 Purchase. ENJOY! ► COLEL CHABAD: Please help Israel's neediest! Visit...
Published 06/16/23
Think you know all there is to being rich? Think again. Rabbi Joey Haber shared eye-opening thoughts about money in ways we've never heard before. First time here? Like and Subscribe! ✬ SPONSORS OF THIS EPISODE ✬ ► TWILLORY: Get $18 off your first purchase of absolutely comfortable clothing for today's casual professional look. Use code CHAI (which means 18 in Hebrew) at https://Twillory.com/KosherMoney - Limited Time Offer, On a $139 Purchase. ENJOY! ► COLEL CHABAD: Please help Israel's...
Published 05/30/23
Our latest episode of Kosher Money features Marshall Allen, author of the thought-provoking book, "Never Pay the First Bill: And Other Ways to Fight the Health Care System and Win." Allen challenges the status quo of healthcare billing and shares powerful insights on how individuals can effectively navigate and challenge medical expenses. With practical tips and alternative approaches, he empowers listeners to take control of their healthcare costs and fight back against a system that often...
Published 05/17/23
In this episode of Kosher Money, we explore the topic of making aliyah and the financial implications of moving to Israel. Our guest, Yaakov Ehrenkranz, a financial advisor who specializes in helping new and veteran olim adjust to the financial reality in Israel, provides us with valuable insights into the costs, opportunities, and challenges of making aliyah. Aliyah is a Hebrew term that refers to the act of Jewish people immigrating to Israel, either for religious or cultural reasons. The...
Published 05/08/23
We sat with a real estate professional, Joseph Kahn, and a wealth advisor, Yudi Goldfein, who will take you through the ins & outs of real estate investing. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned investor, you'll find valuable insights in our conversation.  Real estate investing can be a lucrative way to build wealth, but it's also an area where people lose their hard-earned money. That's why we want you to make informed decisions & avoid mistakes.   ✬ SPONSORS OF THIS EPISODE ✬ ►...
Published 04/26/23
Are Jews overly obsessed with money and materialism? And if yes, what sort of change is needed from the community and individuals? That's the focus of our newest episode of Kosher Money, featuring Rabbi Jeremy Wieder, a Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshiva University. To learn more about YU's new MBA scholarship and how to apply for this awesome opportunity, email [email protected] ✬ SPONSORS OF THIS EPISODE ✬ ► INFINITY LAND SERVICES: No, your real estate transactions don't need to be long drawn-out...
Published 04/19/23
Are you always on the hunt for a great deal? Do you love to travel but hate breaking the bank? Then you're in for a treat. In this episode, we're speaking with the founder of DansDeals, Dan Eleff, and his brother, JJ. DansDeals is a website that has helped millions of people save big on everything from flights to everyday purchases. With their seemingly insider-ish knowledge and savvy deal-finding techniques, DansDeals has become a go-to resource for anyone looking to maximize their money...
Published 03/29/23