Personal Money Management In Israel


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This section is specifically designed for new and not-so-new comers to the country to help them get to grips with household finance within the Israeli financial system. Making aliya presents many challenges, not least of all the challenge of trying to understand the Israeli financial world. There are differences in almost every financial aspect:

- the credit system

- investments

- money management & the banking system

- tax and tax returns.

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We offer various workshops and seminars throughout Israel on Israeli banking,(some via Nefesh B'Nefesh), and personal finance. You can join an "FSW group" to learn more about your personal money management and household finances or book a private consultation.

We are here to help demystify the Israeli systems and to help you take control of your finances. If you need to know what a tofes 106 is, fill in a tax return or budget on an Israeli salary you have come to right place. Having a clear understanding of the way things work in Israel is crucial for successful integration into the country.

In addition, there are the difficulties involved in adapting to living on an Israeli salary, or a fluctuating salary from abroad. Personal finance and budgeting are even more important on a reduced salary.

Whether you are about to make aliya, and would like to book a pre-aliya phone consultation or you are a veteran oleh we offer practical tips and advice as well as explanations of the various systems you will need to be able to navigate the financial system in Israel.

Are you the typical Israeli?

Are you the typical Israeli who can't save from their salary? Have you thought of your savings plan for your future?

We are constantly updating this section to address concerns you may have, or to deal with current economic affairs. If you have suggestions for topics you would like covered please contact me

Money Management In Israel with Rifka Lebowitz

Useful Links:

Israeli Ministry of Finance (Tax Authority)

Bituach Leumi (National Insurance Institute)

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

Ministry of Immigrant Absorption