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Key interest rate raised? What does that mean for mortgages?

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To rent or buy – which suits me better?

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The most important tips for buying a home

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Pension or lump sum

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Coordination offset

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Vested benefits account: key questions and answers

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She is pleased to have paid into pillar 3a at a young age

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Are you saving with pillar 3a? Start the payments at a young age

If you pay into the 3rd pillar every year, you can not only deduct it from your taxes and save but make a profit as well. This profit – the return – accumulates in pillar 3a and increases exponentially every year due to compounding. That is why: the sooner you pay into pillar 3a, the more money you will have.

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BVG: the most important questions and answers

You have heard of the abbreviation BVG many times. But what does BVG mean exactly? And what does the pension fund and occupational provisions have to do with it? Swiss Life answers the most important questions about the second pillar of Swiss retirement provisions.

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Emigration, what happes with the retirement?

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Emigration adventure – have you thought about retirement?

Some emigrate for love, others love adventure or are looking for a stellar career abroad. The common thread for most emigrants is the desire to structure their lives in a self-determined manner. While few think about insurance or future provisions, there are some important points to keep in mind in this regard. But those who plan their emigration carefully will be able to look to their financial future with confidence, even if they are living abroad.

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The most important forms of insurance for singles

As a single person you make your own decisions, but you are also solely responsible for your actions and your living costs. A broken glass of wine at your friends’ house – not a big deal. But what if you cause a car accident or your suitcase is stolen? Or if you fall ill and become unable to work? All of this can be insured so that you, as a single person, are not left alone in an emergency.

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