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The most important tips for buying a home

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To rent or buy – which suits me better?

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What you need to know about repaying a mortgage

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Pension or lump sum

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Prof. Dr Sabina Misoch: “How will we age in the future?"

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Home story Janine Klingenstein: Big dreams of a small house

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Vested benefits account: key questions and answers

You're planning to leave the company without having a new employer? Then you must transfer your accumulated pension fund assets to a vested benefits account. Swiss Life answers the most important questions related to this topic.

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Xaver Schenker: "I’ve always had a fascination for faraway places."

Xaver recently moved back to Zurich. He spent the past few years in Africa, where he worked in the field of development economics in Guinea-Bissau, Angola and Sierra Leone. Many of the experiences he gained there have made him what he is today: a self-determined person. Find out in the video interview what he was able to achieve, why he is setting up his own business now and how that affects his pension planning.

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Colourful Easter tips

Fine pastries, colourful eggs and fragrant flowers – finally Easter is here. Swiss Life would like to give you and your family some fun tips on how to spend the long weekend.

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How do people in Switzerland live?

The home ownership rate in Switzerland has been rising since 1970. While back in the 1970s only 28% of the population owned a house or apartment, today it is more than 36%. Who are the homeowners in Switzerland? Swiss Life presents how and where people in Switzerland live in a self-determined manner in their own home.

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