Trying to save money is never easy, but you can save more when you avoid common mistakes. Professor Ofer Azar of Ben-Gurion University explains what the most frequent money mistakes are. Find out why people scramble to save on smaller purchases rather than to save larger sums on bigger ticket purchases.
Should you invest in your home country or abroad?
While it might seem best to invest in your home country because you are familiar with it, investing abroad and geographic diversification may be more profitable. Douglas Goldstein, CFP®, explains what may be the easiest way to invest internationally.
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Douglas Goldstein, CFP®, is the director of Profile Investment Services, Ltd, a financial planning and investment services firm specializing in working with Americans living in Israel who have investment accounts in America. Doug’s newest book, co-authored with Susan Polgar, about using chess strategies to improve your finances, Rich As A King can be purchased at He is a licensed financial professional both in the U.S. and Israel. Securities offered through Portfolio Resources Group, Inc., Member FINRA, SIPC, MSRB, FSI. Accounts held at Pershing LLC., Member NYSE/SIPC, a subsidiary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. Neither Profile nor PRG gives tax or legal advice. Before immigrating to Israel, it is advisable to consult with a tax attorney who is knowledgeable about Israeli law. Contact at