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What is financial freedom?

When it comes to your financial wellbeing, there are many different ways to feel free. We dig into the concept of financial freedom, and how to define and eventually achieve it for yourself.

10 min read

Company

Important news and updates on all things N26.

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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

Product

Learn all about N26 products, features, and bank accounts.

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N26 x Booking.com: discover smarter travel

Travel smarter with Booking.com—get a 4% discount when you book a stay with your N26 Mastercard, and more.

1 min read

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Pay from a Space with your N26 card

Don’t want to go over your holiday budget? Now, premium customers can pay directly from N26 Spaces sub-accounts by card! Here’s how to stay in control of your spending.

4 min read

Technology & Security

Learn all about N26 products, features, and bank accounts.

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What is an ATM skimmer? How to protect your bank account when withdrawing cash

Scams can happen anywhere—find out how to protect yourself.

3 min read

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Internet shoppers young and old are falling for fake websites—here’s why

Fake websites are now being targeted at different age groups. The most at risk? Millennials and Gen Z. Here’s what to watch out for so you don’t fall for an online scam.

8 min read

Lifestyle

Lifestyle subjects that enhance your life and help you better manage your money.

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5 strategies for coping with financial stress

Is financial stress getting in the way of your life? Take back control of your finances and ease your mind with these suggestions.

8 min read

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Which Europeans saved and spent the most in 2021?

N26 data indicates that Spanish customers saved more in 2021 than their European counterparts—and European women were better at saving than men. For more saving and spending insights, read on.

13 min read

Banking Basics

All things banking and money, to empower you make you the most out of your finances.

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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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What Is an Insufficient Funds Fee?

Also called a non-sufficient funds fee, this is one of the most common and frustrating hidden bank fees.

2 min read

Students

Money tips and resources to help you make the most of student life.

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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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6 smart financial resolutions for the new academic year

Start saving now and graduate with money to spare!

4 min read

InsideN26

Stories from inside N26: our team, our culture, and our values.

Alumni: Daria Milashenko.

Team spotlight: Daria Milashenko, Executive Assistant to the CBO

When Daria Milashenko, Executive Assistant to the CBO at N26, visited Berlin at 15, it was love at first sight.

9 min read

Complaint Management & Prevention Associate Regine von Kleist.

Complaint Management & Prevention Associate Regine von Kleist on how she uses her degree daily

Managing complex complaints can be challenging, but so is being a woman in a nearly all-male economics department at university. We chat about her career path and her advice for current students.

6 min read

Travel

Money saving tips, inspiration, and ideas to help you make the most out of your next trip.

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How to Save and Where to Go if You Travel to Portugal

To make the most out of your vacation, here's where to go, what to do, and how to budget for your Great British adventure!

10 min read

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Travel to the Netherlands—Where to Go and How to Budget for your Trip

How to get the most out of your Dutch adventure and return with plenty of cash to spare!

9 min read

Crypto

Basics, information, tools, and resources you need to get started with crypto.

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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

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Bitcoin | How do private and public keys work?

Even if you’re familiar with Bitcoin, you might not know the difference between private and public keys. Discover everything you need to know to get started.

5 min read

Expats

The tools and information you need to thrive in a new country.

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What is the German Schufa score? And how to get one—a guide

Starting out in Germany but you don’t know yet what a Schufa score is? Read on to find out everything about creditworthiness in Germany.

4 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

Freelancers

Learn how to get started as a freelancer or take your career to the next level.

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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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Nine of the best coworking spaces in Europe

We’re helping nomads plan their next work adventure with a list of the coolest coworking spaces in Europe. With picks in nine countries, there’s a remote office for everyone.

7 min read

Taxes

Tips to understand and navigate taxes with ease.

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How to file your 2022 tax return in France

Find out today how to file your tax return in 2022, thanks to our guide: deadline, automatic declaration...

6 min read

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Self-employed in Germany? Taxes, tips, and more.

Thinking about working for yourself—but don’t like thinking about taxes? With our practical guide, learn everything you need to know about being self-employed and taxes in Germany.

6 min read

Budgeting

Budget and save money for the things that matter most to you.

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How much does it cost to buy a house: what to look out for

Buying property is a big financial commitment. Here’s what you should consider before you take the plunge.

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