There are many good brokers available. So how do you choose between them? Today, we are comparing DEGIRO vs eToro, two brokers that are popular in Europe.
If you want to trade in the stock market, you will need a broker account. And you must choose your brokerage company well. You will likely keep the same one for a long time. And changing brokers is a significant pain.
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A few months ago, I read Deep Work, by Cal Newport. This book is excellent if you want to improve your efficiency.
This book is about the benefits of working deeply. If you practice deep work, you will be able to be much more efficient. It means you can achieve more things for you.
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If you have been investing in Switzerland, you probably have heard about the Swiss Stamp Tax or the Swiss Stamp Duty. This Stamp Tax is a tax that is collected when you do certain transactions on the stock market.
Even though this stamp tax is really simple to understand, there is a lot of confusion about it. Therefore, I wanted to cover it in detail to dispel the confusion once and for all.
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It is time for another installment in our Frugal Living in Switzerland series of interviews!
Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing Mr. MP from the Mustachian Post blog. Mr. MP is in his thirties. His household has two adults and two young children, and both parents are working.
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Credit Cards are an important part of your personal finances. They are tools that you need to use to your advantage.
The problem is that it is easy to misuse credit cards. You need to have a good credit card strategy to take full advantage of credit cards.
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If you want to invest in the stock market, you will need to choose a portfolio. Ideally, you will want to invest in index funds via Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). For, this you will need to decide on an ETF Portfolio for Switzerland.
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We have already covered many investments on this blog. But we have not yet covered gold as an investment! Most people know Gold as a metal, and a lot of people have some at home in the form of jewelry.
But not many people know that we can invest in Gold. There are several different ways of investing in Gold.
But should you invest in Gold? And how can you invest in Gold?
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I have talked about several brokers on this blog. But I have not yet answered the question of which one is the best broker in Switzerland!
It is now time to answer this important question. There are several Swiss brokers, and most Swiss banks have their broker service. But some international brokers are also available in Switzerland.
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April 2020 is now over! That was one of the weirdest months of our life. We spent the entire month in our village, mostly at home. We only went out to buy groceries and help some of my relatives.
Fortunately, we have a large backyard, so we spent a lot of time outside. And Switzerland is not in full lockdown, so we still went out for walks. But we respected the two meters distance and almost did not talk to people. This is quite weird.
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Capital gains are something that many people do not understand correctly in Switzerland. And this is especially when it comes to Capital Gains Taxes. I have received many questions on this blog regarding how capital gains are taxed in Switzerland. I am specifically talking about capital gains and the stock market.
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