CGO Alexander Weber.

CGO Alexander Weber on the practice and profession of entrepreneurship

Now our CGO, Alexander Weber has been with N26 for nearly 8 years. Learn how he decided to study business and why he thinks being an entrepreneur is about vision, passion, and intrinsic motivation.

8 min read

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Donate to Ukraine-Hilfe Berlin with N26

We’ve partnered with Ukraine-Hilfe Berlin e.V. to allow you to donate directly from the N26 app and support those affected by the war and humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.

2 min read

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Why does N26 block accounts?

Blocking and closing accounts is an important part of what N26 must do as a bank to help combat financial crime.

2 min read

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N26 Monthly Wrap-Up: A new way to review your monthly spending

Our handy new feature lets you see what you spent, where you spent it, and how much you saved.

4 min read

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N26 x TIER—Save up to 20% off 3 trips

Whether you’re commuting to work or heading out to meet friends, TIER’s electric scooters, bikes, and mopeds will get you from A to B—with zero emissions. Time to get rolling!

2 min read

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How do you create a strong, secure password?

Wondering what a secure password is and how to protect yourself against cybercrime? Find out everything you need to know about creating secure passwords here.

4 min read

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How to recognize and avoid 5 types of phishing attacks

Don’t get hooked by phishing. Learn everything you need to know about the common types of phishing hackers may use to steal your sensitive information.

10 min read

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From virtual reality to metaverse tokens: What is the metaverse?

A version of the internet you can walk through—that’s what the metaverse vision promises. What will the metaverse look like in the future? We’ll tell you what you need to know about the metaverse.

8 min read

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Why New Year’s resolutions fail (and how to save yours)

Sticking to your New Year’s resolutions requires focus, specificity, and a heavy dose of realism. Here’s how to create the habits you need to take your goals to the finish line this year.

8 min read

N26 You.

Credit, debit, and prepaid cards—what’s the difference?

You use them every day but what is the difference, actually? Let’s get to the heart of the matter so you can decide what’s best for you.

7 min read

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How long does a transfer take?

The SEPA initiative makes it easier to send euros between bank accounts, but transfers don’t always happen overnight.

2 min read

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COVID-19 gives rise to a new generation of money-savvy students

Faced with a tough economic landscape, European students are finding new ways to manage their money. We explore how digital tools are enabling students to seize control of their finances.

2 min read

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Your ultimate guide on what to take to uni

Check out this comprehensive checklist of what to take to uni—including paperwork, electronics, stationery, clothes, and household supplies.

7 min read

Team Spotlight: Christian Strobl.

Austrian Team Lead Christian Strobl on how uni prepared him for his role at N26

Team spotlight: After founding his own startup right out of uni, Christian Strobl was ready for a new challenge. Learn how he landed his role at N26, and how his university career impacted his career.

6 min read

Jr. Analyst Tamari Tsverikmazashvili.

Team spotlight: Jr. Data Analyst Tamari Tsverikmazashvili on her journey to N26

From Erasmus in Venice to a scholarship in Shanghai, this data analyst experienced her share of adventures prior to joining N26.

6 min read

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Personal financial planning—tips on setting yourself up for the future

The best way to safeguard your future? Start personal financial planning today. Read on to learn how.

8 min read

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Debt snowball vs. avalanche: What’s the best way to pay off debt?

Choose the right debt-repayment strategy based on your personality type.

9 min read

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What taxes are there in Austria?

Value-added tax (VAT) isn’t the only tax you may need to pay in Austria. This guide reviews different types of taxes in Austria and what they mean for you.

6 min read

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Austrian tax returns—what are the deadlines in 2022?

Not sure whether you need to submit a tax return—or when to do it by? No problem: we’ve put together the key info for you on your tax return in Austria.

5 min read

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How much do freelancers make? A guide to the average freelancer salary

Salary is a big consideration when thinking about going freelance. Read our guide to find out average hourly rates for a number of industries.

5 min read

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How to start your own business

Founding a company is a major commitment. We've put together a checklist to help you get started.

7 min read

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How to open a bank account in Norway

Making a move to Norway? Here’s everything you need to know about opening a bank account.

5 min read

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How to open a bank account in Luxembourg

Planning a move to Luxembourg? Find out how to open a bank account with this easy-to-follow guide.

4 min read

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The best bike tours in Europe

Discover spectacular cycle routes to suit your vacation—no matter where in Europe you want to go.

7 min read

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Flight delay compensation—are you covered for setbacks?

No one likes dealing with flight delays. Here’s how you can claim compensation of up to €600 on covered flights.

6 min read

How to buy bitcoin.

How to buy Bitcoin (BTC): A step-by-step guide

Before you buy Bitcoin, do your research on the world’s most popular cryptocurrency. Have a plan for how you want to use it, and don’t forget to factor in taxes if you plan to sell at a later date.

11 min read

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What is DeFi? A beginner’s guide to decentralized finance

An emerging field that lets participants make financial transactions directly with others–and it’s quickly gaining in popularity as an alternative to traditional financial services.

6 min read