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How to pay fines online

Paying a fine is never fun, but you can cut down the hassle—and sometimes the price—by paying online.

4 min read

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The base salary explained: a guide to understanding your pay packet

Get to know the details of your pay packet with these financial definitions.

5 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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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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What’s the difference between gross pay and net pay?

Understand the difference between gross vs. net salary and learn what it means for your salary.

5 min read

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How do I withdraw cash without a card?

Let’s take a look at what NFC technology is, how it works, and what it’s for. Then, we’ll cover the benefits—and how cash withdrawals and payments work.

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 an insurance policy and how does it work?

Insurance policies protect you, your property, and assets—as well as your loved ones. But how do they work, what are the best kinds, and how can you sign up for one? Read on to learn more.

6 min read

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How to transfer money from one bank to another

SEPA, intra-bank, and inter-bank transfers. Not sure what all this banking jargon actually means? Discover how to best move your money around, explained in simple terms.

8 min read

Woman checking her bank statement and holding an N26 debit card.

The Difference Between Visa and Mastercard - N26

Visa and Mastercard are the world’s best-known credit cards, and it might seem like they’re one and the same. But there are some major differences—read on to learn what they are!

5 min read

What is debt consolidation? How and when to consolidate debt

Consolidating multiple debt balances into a new account with just one monthly payment can have a lot of advantages. But it may not be right for every situation.

7 min read

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Banking basics: all about cash

We take a closer look at all things ‘hard cash’ (AKA physical currency). Find out about withdrawals, cashback and deposits here.

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