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Prepayment of inheritance: the key questions and answers

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

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 in your own four walls.

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Take out a mortgage: all important information and conditions at a glance

A mortgage – the ticket to your own four walls. It can enable you to live in self-determination in your own home. Would you like to take out a mortgage? Swiss Life answers the most important questions on this topic.

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Pillar 3a for home ownership: key questions & answers

If you take out a mortgage for your dream home, you must contribute at least 20 percent of the purchase price in the form of personal equity. To do so, you can, for example, also use pillar 3a funds for home ownership. Swiss Life answers the key questions about withdrawing and pledging pillar 3a assets.

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What you need to know about repaying a mortgage

Is your own home your idea of a self-determined life? If you are dealing with a mortgage, you will come across the term "amortisation" sooner or later. But what exactly does amortisation mean and what do you need to know about it? Swiss Life answers the most important questions.

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