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„70 is the new 60“ – People are getting increasingly older all over the world

Created by OVB Holding AG /

At the beginning of the 20th century, the average life expectancy was 30. Fortunately, our life expectancy has more than doubled by now and lies at 71. But how long will this trend last? Will we just become older and...

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How smart are smart homes really?

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A home that can learn what its inhabitants need. What sounded like science fiction just a few years ago, is now a reality. But do "smart homes" really improve the quality of life and living or can one easily make do...

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Sharing Economy – the growing trend of sharing

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Sharing is not a new idea. Everyone has borrowed tools from their neighbour or a book from a friend. But lately, this concept has been taking on completely new dimensions. People now use the internet and progressive...

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Gender medicine – From man flu to women's cold

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Rheumatism and osteoporosis are frequently described as "women's illnesses". Whereas, the risk of heart attack is clearly higher among young men. So do women and men get sick differently?

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Why are most people so afraid of stocks and funds?

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When dealing with money, Europeans prefer to stay on the safe side , as the GfK association’s investment barometer 2017 confirms. Especially younger generations are not in the mood for risk.

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Generation Z – The only real digital natives

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A minute ago, everyone was talking about ambitious millennials and their changing demands of companies and the work place. Meanwhile successors are already moving into the labor market. With Generation Z, for the first...

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Saving made easy – A full bank account without the sacrifice

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Saving is annoying, but it is a necessary evil. Travel, restaurants, and extended shopping tours are activities where should be making sacrifices to benefit your bank account – but that can really hurt. If you don't want...

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Generation Y – The demanding children of affluence?

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They are young, confident, and demand more than the older age groups: the so-called Gen Y is turning the labor market upside down with its high demands. But how consistent is this phenomenon? More a whim of affluent...

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Work until you drop – When can Europe retire?

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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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Women and retirement provisions – Full speed ahead into the provision gap

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Everywhere in Europe, women are more frequently affected by old-age poverty than men. No wonder. A smaller salary also means a smaller pension. Private pensions should therefore be an important topic especially for...

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All your finances under one roof

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Let's face it: it is not easy to control one's finances and make reasonable plans for the future. With so many providers with different products it is difficult to make the right decisions. All the better when you get...

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