Banks have to stop charging certain fees!
I know you all hate bank fees as much as I do, so I'm sure this will make you happy.
First change: from now on, banks are no longer allowed to charge a transaction fee for purchases you make with your debit card (my bank doesn't do that, but I'm guessing some of you use banks that do).
Second change: If you need an "ishur" that you have an account at the bank, one will be provided free of charge (but if you need more than one in a calendar year, your bank can charge for the second, third, etc).
Third change: Money transfer fees will be capped at the rate of a teller-assisted banking transaction.
Fourth change: The 2 shekel/monthly fee for housing loans is cancelled.
Fifth change: the fee for paying in "tashlumim" (installments) - 50 agurot per installment - will not be charged for any new charges made in tashlumim.
These new regulations should save us all a little bit of pocket change.