Are My Savigs Safe?

safe savings

After Lehman Brothers in the US, Northern Rock in the UK and the EuroZone debt crisis, the ‘deposit guarantee scheme’ (DGS) in the EU was improved to boost the saver’s confidence in the banking sector. What is the level of deposit protection in the EU? From the initial 20’000 EUR, the protection was first increased to 50’000 EUR in 2009 …

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Less Than Zero

For many people in my generation between 40 and 50, the term ‘Less Than Zero’ stands not only for low temperatures, but for the culture of decadence of the wealthy youth in Los Angeles in the middle of the 80’s, as shown in the (depressing) movie with this title.    This is going to change –  and the term ‘Less Than …

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