Money

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
Jeff Bezos gets even richer, adds $13 billion to his worth

This sudden growth in figures is likely due to the increasing number of home-stayers who are purchasing more goods and services.

By DANIEL NISINMAN
22/07/2020
BRICKSTONE’S TEL AVIV safe deposit box center.
Private safe rentals up 25%

This trend comes as large banks have been closing their safes as part of a greater policy of closing branches

A Palestinian Hamas-hired civil servant displays U.S. Dollar banknotes
East J’lem resident indicted for transferring funds for Hamas in Israel

The suspect transferred at least NIS 636,000 of Hamas funds over a number of months.

20/07/2020
Calculating taxes
Happy 50th: Now I can really give advice

Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it don’t matter. – Satchel Paige

By AARON KATSMAN
16/07/2020
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the weekly cabinet meeting on June 28, 2020.
Netanyahu’s money give-away scheme highlights internal gov't discord

Netanyahu’s approval ratings have plummeted as a consequence, with 61 percent of the public dissatisfied with his leadership over the crisis, according to a Channel 13 poll this week.

Does it pay to diversify?

The future is always coming up with surprises for us, and the best way to insulate yourself from these surprises is to diversify. - Robert J. Shiller

By AARON KATSMAN
09/07/2020
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