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How can we keep fit in old age? Valuable tips from Dr Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari

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People

Laila’s life: full-time student and mother

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Men and part-time employment: a taboo?

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Guide

Help with the tax return: how can I save on tax?

Travel to work, insurance premiums or renovation costs: Many people in Switzerland are uncertain about what and how much can be deducted from their taxable income. Swiss Life has the answers and provides valuable assistance for your tax return.

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New Year’s resolution for 2020: save more money

Every year, we make new ones – New Year’s resolutions. Giving up smoking, exercising more and avoiding stress are probably once again some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions this year. But what about your financial goals? What if you could finally actually save more money in 2020? Follow our tips and you will.

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People

“There is unbridled optimism in emerging markets”

She gave up a dream career in cosmetics to found the emerging markets’ largest start-up competition, earning a spot on Forbes’ list of leading social entrepreneurs under 30. French citizen Alisée De Tonnac on career decisions, the significance of self-determination to Millennials and optimism in the third world.

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People

Sparkojote, minimalist and private provisions – how does that all add up?

In the virtual world, financial expert Thomas is better known as “Der Sparkojote” (“The Thrifty Coyote”). We’ve already featured two reports on the friendly YouTuber and blogger, reported on his life as a minimalist and benefited from his valuable tips on saving money. But where does the 23-year-old stand on private provisions?

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