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Banking Basics: getting started

We’re here to demystify all things banking-related. Read our guide to take a closer look at the basics of your account.

6 min read

What’s an offshore account? A step-by-step guide to banking internationally

Offshore bank accounts used to get a bad rap, but in fact, they’re regular bank accounts — just located outside your home country. Learn what an offshore account is and how to open one.

6 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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Student savings accounts: 7 things you need to know

Student savings accounts help you stash away your cash during your studies. Our guide will show you how, and much more.

7 min read

How N26 will contact you — and how we won’t

Scammers and fraudsters may pose as representatives of N26 to try to steal customer data. Here, we dive into how N26 will and won’t contact you, so that you can spot the scams.

8 min read

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N26 launches accounts with French IBANs

We’re delighted to announce some exciting news for the French market: From now on, new customers in France will receive a French account complete with a French IBAN, often referred to as a "RIB.

4 min read

What is Euribor and how does it affect you?

The European interbank interest rate—or Euribor—impacts everything from your savings account to mortgage rates. Learn more about its impacts in this article.

5 min read

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How to open a bank account in Europe

Moving to Europe? Here’s how to set up your own local bank account.

7 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

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How to open a bank account in the Netherlands

If you want to open a bank account in the Netherlands, you’re going to want to read this guide. Whether at a branch, online, or through an app, here’s everything you need to know.

6 min read

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How to open a bank account in Portugal

Are you settling in sunny Portugal? Open a local bank account to make your transition even smoother. Here’s what you need to know.

6 min read

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How to open a bank account in France the easy way

Following your dreams all the way to France? Having a French bank account will make life easier. Here’s a quick guide on how to set one up.

5 min read

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How to open a bank account in Germany the easy way

Open a German bank account without any paperwork or bureaucracy, and without even needing to speak German. Perfect for expats, foreigners and non-residents from abroad.

6 min read