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Five preconceptions about financial advisors – debunked

Financial advisors are only looking to make a profit, they’re untrustworthy, expensive or incompetent – what’s the deal with the most common preconceptions about financial advisors? And where do they actually come from?…

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With a keen eye on the future: How we are dealing with the coronavirus crisis at OVB

For more than a year now, we have been living in exceptional circumstances and the Covid-19 pandemic is still dominating our lives. It’s important to us that we can still help our customers, even in these difficult…

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Retirement in Europe: When are Europeans allowed to retire?

An aging society and not enough children – the dilemma of demographic change is a topic all over Europe. Increasing retirement age seems to be inescapable for many countries. Others forgo this measure, as the following…

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Human vs. machine – Personal insurance consulting is a must

Our everyday life is becoming more and more digital. For a long time now, when shopping for new products we prefer going to online search engines over talking to specialists. For insurance products, the situation is a…

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Pop-up money – Does it pay to invest in cryptocurrency?

Bitcoin, XRP, and Co. – It was difficult to escape the hype about cryptocurrencies. New regularly reported on price explosions, young self-made millionaires, and high potential profits. In December 2017, Bitcoin…

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Retirement? No, thanks – working in old age

Young, cheap and highly qualified – for a long time these were the typical requirements that most companies made of potential employees. Yet things seem to be gradually changing – increasingly often it is specifically…

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Cyber security – data protection for the next generation

Not only Google and Facebook but almost all companies collect and store our data. This is necessary so that we can be provided with the products and services we want in the best possible way. For this reason, our data is…

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Green finance – sustainability in the financial sector?

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

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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