N26 Blog

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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

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

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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 does inflation mean for you and your money?

With prices steadily rising, you might be wondering what the current inflation means for your savings. Here you’ll learn about the effects of inflation on your personal finances.

8 min read

What is debt relief? Understanding your options

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by debt, you have options. Debt relief may involve consolidating your debts into a more manageable payment, or exploring options to have your debts reduced or forgiven.

6 min read

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What is paid time off and how does it work?

What does PTO stand for and what do you need to know? Our guide explains the difference between paid time off and vacation.

4 min read

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What are wages?

Find out what wages are, how to calculate yours, and the different compensation methods available for you.

5 min read

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Your guide to insurance quotes in Italy

Learn everything you need to know to request an insurance policy quote.

4 min read

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How to negotiate salary: 10 tips for a better job offer

Wondering how to negotiate salary for a new job, or how to ask for a raise in your existing role? Read on to discover our 10 top tips for getting the salary you deserve.

6 min read

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What is a salary?

A salary is the money you’re paid to do a job. But there’s more to it than that. Our complete definition of salary includes how it works and what that means for you.

7 min read

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How to understand your payslip

Find out how your Italian payslip is structured and all the important information you can find there.

5 min read