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Star signs and finances — a beginner’s guide to the the zodiac

Whether you’re a passionate Leo or an ever-changing Libra, each star sign has its own specific traits. Find out what your zodiac sign says about your money-management style.

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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.

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Your guide to understanding the policy rate in France

Let’s unpack the taux directeur—aka the policy rate. Understand how it affects your daily life in France with this simple guide.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Everything you need to know—but were never told—about your bank account number

Learn everything you need to know about your bank account number and understand what types of transactions you can make with it.

5 min read

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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.

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Real-time banking behind the scenes

At N26, you can receive a notification any time your balance changes. How do we manage do pull this off?

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SEPA transfers made easy–everything you need to know

You’ve heard of SEPA payments, but what does it stand for, and how does it actually work? We unpack all you need to know about SEPA transfers here.

6 min read

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The Big Banking Chat: What banking jargon really means

We tackle some of the most hard-to-understand jargon used by banks, and explain what it really means.

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