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»In a variety of articles, we combine lifelike trends and current issues with the topic of finance and retirement planning.«

Green finance – sustainability in the financial sector?

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The financial sector and environmental protection – two terms that at first glance might seem to have little in common. Yet the theme of sustainability has long since been making inroads in the financial sector. "Green...

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Insurance for Nemo & Co.

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Coral reefs are true miracles of nature. In addition to a great number of fish species, sea shells, sea urchins, and sea turtles have all found a home in them. But this colorful variety is at risk – tourism, plastic...

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Cash-free payments – Time to cash in on cash-free?

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From a technological perspective, cash has not been necessary for years. But Germans in particular love it. Hardly any other country pays as much with notes and coins: credit cards are only used for roughly 1 in 20...

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Invisible Absences - Working While Sick

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It is far from ideal for companies when employees are absent due to sickness. But is it better to turn up at work sick? What initially sounds like exemplary commitment is actually detrimental to all involved.

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E-Mobility - Will we be driving electronically in the future?

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E-mobility is currently one of the major trends in the environmental sector and is an important factor in implementing a climate-friendly and sustainable transport system. But what makes the technology so important?

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Financial Education? – No Such Thing

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Almost half of all European describe themselves as financially illiterate, according to the sobering result of an ING-DiBa study. The situation is especially dire in the UK and Germany, but there is a great need to catch...

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The tedious subject of base interest rates – The ECB and its financial policy

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In the middle of June, the European Central Bank announced that it would leave the base interest rate in the Euro zone at the record low of 0.0 %. There is no change in sight before the summer of 2019. With this relaxed...

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Digital health – How digitalization impacts the healthcare industry

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The trend towards digitalization is affecting all areas of life more and more. New technologies subsumed under the moniker of digital health are now also moving into the healthcare industry. But what does that mean?

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Work-life balance – Will the 30-hour work week be the new normal?

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Harmonizing their careers and personal lives is becoming increasingly important to employees. However, this is often easier said than done. It helps when the government supports flexible working hour models. The latest...

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Digital Detox – Do we need a digital timeout?

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We wake up to the sound of our smartphone alarm and go to sleep in front of the laptop. It is normal now for modern technologies to accompany us throughout the day. But for many people this 'always-on' mentality is...

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InsurTechs and Smart Contracts – A look into the future of the insurance industry

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Changing rates online, consultation per video chat, and uploading a quick picture in case of damage to the car. Digitalization has already arrived in the supposedly old-fashioned insurance world. So-called InsurTechs are...

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