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What is a central bank, and what is its role?

Heard of it, but not really sure what a central bank is? Find out what role this institution plays, and its influence on a country’s economy.

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!

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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.

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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

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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...

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2022 Tax Declaration : How to declare your N26 bank account

As a French resident, you're required to declare any foreign bank account. Read on to learn how to do it.

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What is property tax?

Find out everything you need to know about property tax in France—how it’s calculated, how it’s paid, and what kinds of exemptions there are.

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VAT: Everything you need to know about value-added tax in France

Confused about value-added tax in France? We answer the most common questions about VAT—how it works, how it’s calculated, and what the different rates are.

5 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 is Dogecoin (DOGE) and how does it work?

What is Dogecoin, anyway? From starting as a joke to getting Elon Musk’s support, this coin has quite the story.

4 min read

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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.

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