Money

Dollar and shekel, side by side
Israel's shekel hits nine-year record high against dollar

The dollar has been weakening worldwide against the major currencies over the past few months as the US Fed prints money to cope with the coronavirus crisis.

Calculating taxes
Take off your financial mask and become financially empowered – opinion

What many people don’t realize is that you really can change your financial future.

By AARON KATSMAN
27/08/2020
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Do you really need to save $8m. for a modest retirement? – opinion

“I exaggerate ourselves, our beings. I make fun of everything; of our life and what we are. But I don’t tell jokes, really. I just exaggerate life, and it comes out funny.” – Don Rickles

By AARON KATSMAN
20/08/2020
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Israel enters deep recession, says statistics bureau

Private consumption dropped by 43.4%, with a 41.7% dip in imported goods and services reported on Sunday. The prime minister claims that Israel’s drop is “half of what it is in the EU.”

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90% of coronavirus aid packages sent to citizens

By Monday, some 4.1 million Israelis will have received their stimulus funds.

Ogen gives loans to businesses, nonprofits due to COVID-19 financial loss

The loans will be government backed with an interest rate of 3.1%, and all borrowers will pay the same consistent rate.

10/08/2020
The convicted Jewish money launderer who might be Honduras' next president

Some members of former minister Yani Rosenthal's opposition Liberal Party said he should run in the November 2021 election.

By REUTERS
08/08/2020
Calculating taxes
Buying an apartment: Should the money be invested?

It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing. – Gertrude Stein

By AARON KATSMAN
30/07/2020
Israeli shekels
Your Investments: The government isn’t your financial savior

The most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help. – Ronald Reagan

By AARON KATSMAN
23/07/2020
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