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How to enjoy wedding season without the financial hangover

From outfits and gifts to travel and parties, weddings come with a price tag — even when you’re a guest.

8 min read

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How expensive is it to live in Germany? An overview of (almost) every cost

From rent and food to transportation and leisure, many of us might not know exactly how much we spend each month. Here’s a simple breakdown of everything that goes into the cost of living in Germany.

13 min read

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Beyond Veganuary: How a greener diet could lead to a greener wallet

Reaping the financial rewards of a more plant-powered life.

5 min read

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The ECB’s key interest rate: what it is and how it affects you

Since July 2022 the European Central Bank has raised its key interest rate. But what exactly is it? Read on to learn how it works and what the changes might mean for you.

12 min read

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The high cost of keeping up appearances

Social media's comparison carousel can be financially and mentally draining. Here’s how to prioritize your financial well-being and your mental health.

7 min read

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Why the dream of homeownership is unattainable for many

Once a key milestone of adulthood, many young people are shut out of the housing market – or are choosing to avoid it.

5 min read

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To tie the knot or not: what marriage means for your finances

These days, people have all kinds of important factors to consider before saying "I do." Here, learn about some of the financial benefits and drawbacks of getting married.

7 min read

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The true costs of being carbon neutral

It’s admirable, but certainly not easy: Reducing your carbon footprint to 0 takes dedication. Here are a few ways you could do it, and how much it’s likely to cost (or save) you.

6 min read

Un hombre hablando con una mujer al lado de una piscina.

Stagflation Explained: From Stocks to Real Estate

When is an economy at risk of stagflation? And what does that mean exactly? Here, find out what the term means, the consequences of stagflation, and why some might even benefit from it.

8 min read

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Energy efficiency: 7 ideas to save energy in your home

We’re encouraging you to cut back on your bills by taking control of your energy use at home.

4 min read

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What is Hyperinflation?

You’ve probably noticed prices rising everywhere you look. Maybe you’ve heard of hyperinflation. But what exactly does it mean? And are we on track for hyperinflation like Germany had 100 years ago?

8 min read

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What is a recession and how long will it last?

Political events, environmental disasters, trade shocks: There are many factors that could cause a country's economy to slow down. But what exactly is a recession—and how long do they last?

5 min read

Price reduction through deflation.

What is deflation—and what does it mean for the economy?

Central banks do everything in their power to avoid deflation—but why? What causes deflation, and how can it negatively affect the economy? Read on to learn more!

8 min read