Germany takes third spot in global ranking of ‘ultra-rich’ people

Germany takes third spot in global ranking of ‘ultra-rich’ people

Germany has snagged third place in a ranking showing the ultra rich of the world, while the number of millionaires has also gone up despite the pandemic.

Germany plans reforms to avoid double taxation on pensions: What you need to know

Germany plans reforms to avoid double taxation on pensions: What you need to know

EXPLAINED: How Germany plans to support families and businesses in the pandemic

EXPLAINED: How Germany plans to support families and businesses in the pandemic

‘We have finances well under control’: Germany takes on less debt than expected in 2020

‘We have finances well under control’: Germany takes on less debt than expected in 2020

Why German stocks just hit a record high

Why German stocks just hit a record high

These twelve companies pay the highest wages in Germany

These twelve companies pay the highest wages in Germany

‘Doing nothing would be more expensive’: Germany to take on debt again in 2021

‘Doing nothing would be more expensive’: Germany to take on debt again in 2021

Is Germany’s minimum wage really helping to reduce salary gap between rich and poor?

Is Germany’s minimum wage really helping to reduce salary gap between rich and poor?

Cash or card? How has the coronavirus pandemic changed your payment habits in Germany?
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Cash or card? How has the coronavirus pandemic changed your payment habits in Germany?

Germany set to launch new universal basic income trial

Germany set to launch new universal basic income trial

Wirecard founder makes bombshell resignation over fraud probe

Wirecard founder makes bombshell resignation over fraud probe

Junkie holds up cash machine locations with needle

Junkie holds up cash machine locations with needle

Fraud scam sparks growing recall of German credit cards

Fraud scam sparks growing recall of German credit cards

German word of the day: Das Sparschwein

German word of the day: Das Sparschwein

Explained: What are Germany’s planned new pension reforms?

Explained: What are Germany’s planned new pension reforms?

EXPLAINED: How to understand your German payslip
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EXPLAINED: How to understand your German payslip

German pensioner loses €20k in cash after leaving it on car roof

German pensioner loses €20k in cash after leaving it on car roof

What you need to know about filing your tax return in Germany
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What you need to know about filing your tax return in Germany

New €100 and €200 notes go into circulation in Germany

New €100 and €200 notes go into circulation in Germany

Here’s where the biggest wealth divisions are in Germany

Here’s where the biggest wealth divisions are in Germany

Mixed emotions in Germany as 500-euro note bows out

Mixed emotions in Germany as 500-euro note bows out

The top money-making hacks for students in Germany

The top money-making hacks for students in Germany

Apple Pay to be launched in Germany before end of year

Apple Pay to be launched in Germany before end of year

Sparkasse to take on Google Pay with new app

Sparkasse to take on Google Pay with new app

Five traps to avoid when transferring money to and from the UK
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Five traps to avoid when transferring money to and from the UK

‘My goal is to be happy’: how thrifty Germans are leaving the rat race early

‘My goal is to be happy’: how thrifty Germans are leaving the rat race early

Google Pay launches in Germany. But will cash-loving Teutons take to it?

Google Pay launches in Germany. But will cash-loving Teutons take to it?

Germany made billions on Greece’s debt crisis, Berlin confirms

Germany made billions on Greece’s debt crisis, Berlin confirms

Who is obliged to file a tax return in Germany and who isn’t?
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Who is obliged to file a tax return in Germany and who isn’t?

Hundreds queue across Germany for new special edition five-euro coin

Hundreds queue across Germany for new special edition five-euro coin

Karl Marx’s birth city sells ‘zero-euro’ bills for his 200th birthday

Karl Marx’s birth city sells ‘zero-euro’ bills for his 200th birthday

German investor confidence hits 5-year low on trade tensions

German investor confidence hits 5-year low on trade tensions

What is the digital German bank N26 that’s about to hit a million customers?

What is the digital German bank N26 that’s about to hit a million customers?

Vice or virtue? Berlin exhibition charts Germans’ penny-pinching mania

Vice or virtue? Berlin exhibition charts Germans’ penny-pinching mania

Germany recorded record budget surplus of €36.6 billion last year

Germany recorded record budget surplus of €36.6 billion last year

In rural Germany, ‘mobile banking’ means a bank on a truck

In rural Germany, ‘mobile banking’ means a bank on a truck

How one piece of paper holds the key to your future in Germany

How one piece of paper holds the key to your future in Germany

In Germany, the risk of poverty rises with every child a couple has: study

In Germany, the risk of poverty rises with every child a couple has: study

Why Berlin remains the Bitcoin capital of Europe in 2018

Why Berlin remains the Bitcoin capital of Europe in 2018

Will the German love affair with cash ever end?

Will the German love affair with cash ever end?

German watchdog slams businesses for charging women ‘pink tax’

German watchdog slams businesses for charging women ‘pink tax’

Germans are inheriting more now than ever before

Germans are inheriting more now than ever before

Germany brings all its gold back from Paris to quell conspiracy theories

Germany brings all its gold back from Paris to quell conspiracy theories

This is what Germans really think about capitalism

This is what Germans really think about capitalism

13-year-old found handing out thousands of euros ‘to make friends’

13-year-old found handing out thousands of euros ‘to make friends’

Vast majority of Germans never want to give up cash, poll shows

Vast majority of Germans never want to give up cash, poll shows

Sparkasse banks start charging own customers for withdrawals

Sparkasse banks start charging own customers for withdrawals

This is how much you should earn for your age in Germany

This is how much you should earn for your age in Germany

This map shows where in Germany professionals earn the most

This map shows where in Germany professionals earn the most

The best ways to send money abroad: a quick guide
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The best ways to send money abroad: a quick guide

How (and why) Germany’s super rich list is growing in the pandemic

How (and why) Germany’s super rich list is growing in the pandemic

Germans just made the most German New Year’s resolution ever

Germans just made the most German New Year’s resolution ever

Deutsche Bank reports surprise quarter billion profit

Deutsche Bank reports surprise quarter billion profit

Munich at high risk of housing bubble: report

Munich at high risk of housing bubble: report

Germans would give up sex over driving licence for cash

Germans would give up sex over driving licence for cash

Ever more German families burdened with serious debt

Ever more German families burdened with serious debt

Man wins ten-year court battle over €2.50 surcharge

Man wins ten-year court battle over €2.50 surcharge

Frankfurt attempts to charm banks away from London

Frankfurt attempts to charm banks away from London

Lufthansa cuts profit targets after ‘repeated terror attacks’

Lufthansa cuts profit targets after ‘repeated terror attacks’

‘Man of private means’ increasingly popular lifestyle

‘Man of private means’ increasingly popular lifestyle

Deutsche Bank to close almost 200 branches

Deutsche Bank to close almost 200 branches

New €50 note is forgeable, claims German police union

New €50 note is forgeable, claims German police union

‘Hero’ refugee hands in €150,000 he found in wardrobe

‘Hero’ refugee hands in €150,000 he found in wardrobe

New ‘see-through’ five-Euro coin unveiled in Munich

New ‘see-through’ five-Euro coin unveiled in Munich

Honest Cologne woman gives back €48,000 found on street

Honest Cologne woman gives back €48,000 found on street

Mega budget surplus is Germany’s best since 1990

Mega budget surplus is Germany’s best since 1990

Are Germans right to fear limit on cash payments?

Are Germans right to fear limit on cash payments?

Small town’s big plan to ditch small change

Small town’s big plan to ditch small change

Germany takes refugees’ valuables ‘to pay for their stay’

Germany takes refugees’ valuables ‘to pay for their stay’

Germans prefer contentment to career and money

Germans prefer contentment to career and money

Millions in gold dug up in Bavarian garden

Millions in gold dug up in Bavarian garden

Woman throws away 1000s of euros in cash

Woman throws away 1000s of euros in cash

Supermarket to accept Deutschmarks again

Supermarket to accept Deutschmarks again

Bishop buys €300k altar as refugee home rots

Bishop buys €300k altar as refugee home rots

The ten most expensive cities in Germany

The ten most expensive cities in Germany

Overly generous Munich pays its bills twice

Overly generous Munich pays its bills twice

Deutsche Bank error hands client $6 billion

Deutsche Bank error hands client $6 billion

€20k in shredded euro notes puzzles cops

€20k in shredded euro notes puzzles cops

Report: German wealth shrank by 15% in decade

Report: German wealth shrank by 15% in decade

1/3 Germans seek lovers with bulging wallets

1/3 Germans seek lovers with bulging wallets

Little by little, Germans move away from cash

Little by little, Germans move away from cash

Berlin restaurant serves up Greek Crisis Menu

Berlin restaurant serves up Greek Crisis Menu

Germans are richer than ever before: study

Germans are richer than ever before: study

East Germans find real-life money tree

East Germans find real-life money tree

Business confidence hits unexpected slump

Business confidence hits unexpected slump

Happiness for Germans means no money stress

Happiness for Germans means no money stress

Are you in Germany’s richest 1 percent?

Are you in Germany’s richest 1 percent?

Germans want to keep their hands on cash

Germans want to keep their hands on cash

France shouldn’t get easy ride: Bundesbank

France shouldn’t get easy ride: Bundesbank

Consumer confidence highest since 2001

Consumer confidence highest since 2001

Siemens axe 7,800 jobs as part of €1-billion plan

Siemens axe 7,800 jobs as part of €1-billion plan

Pay pensioners to move out, says union head

Pay pensioners to move out, says union head

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Just where do Germans spend their money?

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Government to raise child allowance by €20

How many Germans are in the one percent?

How many Germans are in the one percent?

Weak demand for loans threatens ECB grief

Weak demand for loans threatens ECB grief

Bundesbank halves 2015 growth forecasts

Bundesbank halves 2015 growth forecasts

Bundestag passes debt-free budget for 2015

Bundestag passes debt-free budget for 2015

Study finds migrants are a €22 billion boon

Study finds migrants are a €22 billion boon

International task force seizes fake money

International task force seizes fake money

Where tax goes: fish farms and frog tunnels

Where tax goes: fish farms and frog tunnels

Honest teens rewarded for handing in €12,000

Honest teens rewarded for handing in €12,000

Finders are keepers in Berlin cash hunt

Finders are keepers in Berlin cash hunt

Woman finds bag with €80,000 on Munich train

Woman finds bag with €80,000 on Munich train

A third of renters can afford own home

A third of renters can afford own home

One in five Germans can’t afford a holiday

One in five Germans can’t afford a holiday

Who spends the most in luxury Berlin?

Who spends the most in luxury Berlin?

CurrencyFair: Why it pays when making overseas transfers
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CurrencyFair: Why it pays when making overseas transfers

Gender pay gap hits working women

Gender pay gap hits working women

Thousands of euros shredded by accident

Thousands of euros shredded by accident

Inflation falls in boost for economy

Inflation falls in boost for economy

Workers’ wages drop for first time in four years

Workers’ wages drop for first time in four years

How should expats invest in Germany?

How should expats invest in Germany?

Cost of living slows to three-year low

Cost of living slows to three-year low

Taxi driver returns €250,000 to passengers

Taxi driver returns €250,000 to passengers

Munich double charges thousands of taxpayers

Munich double charges thousands of taxpayers

Is rent in Germany too expensive?

Is rent in Germany too expensive?

Germans are poorer than Italians and French

Germans are poorer than Italians and French

Lufthansa splashes out €14 billion on new fleet

Lufthansa splashes out €14 billion on new fleet

EU roaming charges ‘to go by July 2016’

EU roaming charges ‘to go by July 2016’

Germany’s greatest fear? The euro debt crisis

Germany’s greatest fear? The euro debt crisis

Kids stash record pocket money cash

Kids stash record pocket money cash

Confidence climbs for third month in a row

Confidence climbs for third month in a row

Cashpoint criminals target hundreds of ATMs

Cashpoint criminals target hundreds of ATMs

Study: Third of eligible Germans ‘shun benefits’

Study: Third of eligible Germans ‘shun benefits’

EU cap to crush mobile roaming costs

EU cap to crush mobile roaming costs

Study: foreigners rarely high earners

Study: foreigners rarely high earners

Germany home to one million millionaires

Germany home to one million millionaires

Some fear inflation if small euro coins cut

Some fear inflation if small euro coins cut

Insider predicts shoe prices to take hike

Insider predicts shoe prices to take hike

New €5 notes make German debut

New €5 notes make German debut

Wanted: 1,000 German tax collectors

Wanted: 1,000 German tax collectors

Bayern’s Hoeneß said to hide cash in Swiss bank

Bayern’s Hoeneß said to hide cash in Swiss bank

Study: teens better with money than thought

Study: teens better with money than thought

Are Germans poor in European terms?

Are Germans poor in European terms?

Flush tourists drive luxury goods market

Flush tourists drive luxury goods market

Hard work is pointless, young poor reckon

Hard work is pointless, young poor reckon

Tax men raid hundreds of homes

Tax men raid hundreds of homes

Investors spy big bucks in day-care crunch

Investors spy big bucks in day-care crunch

More transparency on MPs’ extra income

More transparency on MPs’ extra income

Consumer watchdog shows overdraft rip off

Consumer watchdog shows overdraft rip off

Man ‘held for years over paranoia that was right’

Man ‘held for years over paranoia that was right’

Lack of cheap flats risks creating ‘luxury ghetto’

Lack of cheap flats risks creating ‘luxury ghetto’

Germany buys data on suspected tax dodgers

Germany buys data on suspected tax dodgers

Happy holidays for mobile phone users

Happy holidays for mobile phone users

Nightclubs pull plug in license fee protest

Nightclubs pull plug in license fee protest

Schlecker closure means hefty bill for jobs agency

Schlecker closure means hefty bill for jobs agency

Central bank: Germans richer than ever

Central bank: Germans richer than ever

Germans spend €150 million on hold

Germans spend €150 million on hold

Wulff’s ex-spokesman faces fresh allegations

Wulff’s ex-spokesman faces fresh allegations

Banks ‘stashing money in fear of meltdown’

Banks ‘stashing money in fear of meltdown’

13.31 billion Deutsche Marks still missing

13.31 billion Deutsche Marks still missing

Counterfeit euros flood Germany

Counterfeit euros flood Germany

Banks lower ATM fees

Banks lower ATM fees

Allianz predicts €8-billion profit for 2011, give or take half a billion

Allianz predicts €8-billion profit for 2011, give or take half a billion

‘Ethical’ banks booming

‘Ethical’ banks booming

ATM charges still too high, consumer groups say

ATM charges still too high, consumer groups say

BASF pledges no job cuts until 2015

BASF pledges no job cuts until 2015

Banks hike cash machine fees

Banks hike cash machine fees

Berlin residents at highest risk for poverty

Berlin residents at highest risk for poverty

Counterfeiting of euro banknotes surges

Counterfeiting of euro banknotes surges

Sparkasse announces refunds for 2010 glitch

Sparkasse announces refunds for 2010 glitch

Larcenous lothario loots lovelorn ladies

Larcenous lothario loots lovelorn ladies

Germany faces massive national debt

Germany faces massive national debt

Qatar close to buying Porsche stake

Qatar close to buying Porsche stake

Germans more pessimistic about economy than economists

Germans more pessimistic about economy than economists

Russian role in Opel rescue could be politically risky for Merkel

Russian role in Opel rescue could be politically risky for Merkel

Deutsche Bank spied on shareholders

Deutsche Bank spied on shareholders

Bundesbank workers hurt by strange vapour

Bundesbank workers hurt by strange vapour

Recession blows hole in German budget

Recession blows hole in German budget

Low income earners face high tax, social contribution burden

Low income earners face high tax, social contribution burden

Two winners split country’s third-largest lottery jackpot

Two winners split country’s third-largest lottery jackpot

More than ten million will buy Christmas presents online

More than ten million will buy Christmas presents online

Internet ‘phishing’ increasing in Germany amid financial crisis

Internet ‘phishing’ increasing in Germany amid financial crisis

Reporter meets one of ‘Germany’s dumbest bankers’

Reporter meets one of ‘Germany’s dumbest bankers’

Merkel slams Britain, US for blocking financial transparency

Merkel slams Britain, US for blocking financial transparency

Kauder floats idea of EU-wide finance authority

Kauder floats idea of EU-wide finance authority

EU to push Germany to relax gambling laws

EU to push Germany to relax gambling laws

Germany urges US to find solution for Lehman Brothers

Germany urges US to find solution for Lehman Brothers

China a brave new market for German pig ears, feet

China a brave new market for German pig ears, feet

Germany leads opposition to EU sales tax cuts

Germany leads opposition to EU sales tax cuts

Labour union head warns against low-wage explosion

Labour union head warns against low-wage explosion

Allianz likely to sell Dresdner Bank to Commerzbank

Allianz likely to sell Dresdner Bank to Commerzbank

Deutsche Post partners with Aldi

Deutsche Post partners with Aldi

Nokia to reimburse German state to end plant closure row

Nokia to reimburse German state to end plant closure row

Lufthansa strike could see Olympians stranded

Lufthansa strike could see Olympians stranded

German inflation at 14-year high in June

German inflation at 14-year high in June

French bank buys German Citibank business

French bank buys German Citibank business

Truck drivers to protest high fuel prices

Truck drivers to protest high fuel prices

Employers to sue Berlin over dole payments

Employers to sue Berlin over dole payments

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Deutsche Telekom executive admits to spying on staff

German producer prices boost inflation

German producer prices boost inflation