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Easter in your own four walls: colourful tips for the holidays

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Laila’s life: full-time student and mother

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Men and part-time employment: a taboo?

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Kids and father playing soccer on a beautiful summer afternoon outdoors

Knowledge

Part-time work for men is increasing

A Swiss Life study shows: the majority of Swiss parents would like to work part-time. The main reason for this is the desire for more time for childcare and the household. At the same time, financial self-determination is important to them and the salary is the reason why they often work more than they would like. That's why most fathers still work full time. At the same time, part-time employment is not only increasing among women.

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SIGVARIS GROUP and Swiss Life

How does a start-up reach the age of 156? SIGVARIS GROUP was founded in Winterthur in 1864. At that time the company was called "Ganzoni and Barthelts," and the term "start-up" did not exist. Nevertheless, the medical compression textiles provider did want to keep reinventing itself – just as good start-ups do. Over 100 years of working together: Swiss Life.

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Happy senior couple outside in spring nature, hugging at sunset. Side view.

Guide

Pension fund purchase: so you can save taxes

Is optimising income also a major topic in your household? Then it pays to take advantage of the opportunities for tax savings – for example with occupational provisions. A pension fund purchase pays off twice: financial independence in old age, lower taxes now. This not only relieves your household budget, but also gives you confidence for your financial, self-determined future.

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Woman riding on her Electric Bike

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E-bike insurance: the most important questions & answers

E-bikes are becoming more and more popular – as is clearly demonstrated by the increase in sales. No wonder, because the electric two-wheelers have several advantages. But how can an e-bike be insured? We answer the most important questions on the subject.

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