Category: Holidays / Chagim
Rosh Hashana is upon us. Here are our New Year’s resolutions. What are yours?
While we have always saved and invested, almost exactly one year ago we made the decision to increase our investment rate and actively pursue financial independence. We had both experienced challenges in our work situations, COVID-related and not, and realized that we don’t want to spend the next 30+ years of our lives in a…
How to avoid the Chagim money hangover
Spend enough time in Israel and you’re bound to hear the phrase “Achari Hachagim” meaning “after the holidays”. When someone says that, it means that he or she will deal with a particular task after the holidays are over. The two big holiday periods in Israel are Pesach and the Tishrei holidays. Once one of…
How to make the most of your Shai Lachag gift cards
It’s almost that time of year again, boys and girls! Twice a year, many Israeli employers traditionally bestow their employees with gifts for the holidays. In the next few weeks, you may find yourself the proud new owner of a couple bottles of wine, a honey jar, cookware or maybe even a snazzy plastic or…