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August 26, 2021 1:35 pm
The Green Pass (named digital COVID-Zertifikat der EU in Germany), not to be confused with the digital vaccination certificate, is a free certificate, either in paper or digital format, designed to al
August 19, 2021 1:01 pm
In case of an illness or a treatment that requires hospitalization, the supplementary hospital insurance pays for the treatment by specialists to the extent that is necessary and overnight stays in a
August 16, 2021 2:57 pm
If you want to open a bank account, we recommend that you compare well the different options you have. Banks can deny customers some special types of bank account, but basic accounts are possible for
August 5, 2021 1:14 pm
The German consumer advice centres (Verbraucherzentrale) are non profit associations, funded by the State, responsible for information and advice. Their aim is to inform, advise, support, protect and
August 2, 2021 1:18 pm
Are you packing your stuff to move to Germany or to go to another country but cannot decide what to bring with you and what to give up? Well, you are not the only one. As an expat who has lived in 5 d
July 29, 2021 12:59 pm
The new CO2 tax has been in place in Germany since January 2021. The reason is that CO2 is generated from fossil fuels and it is, as a consequence, harmful for the environment. Because of the CO2 tax,
July 26, 2021 3:11 pm
Do you live in Germany? The new Global Happiness Report conducted by the UN shows you have good reasons to consider yourself lucky!
July 22, 2021 12:22 pm
On June 25th 2021 the Bundestag approved the new consumer protection law. Whenever we buy or do something new we sign contracts and accept conditions, but we rarely keep track of them, or worse we d
July 15, 2021 12:25 pm
Many health insurers decide to reward members with money prizes for their health-conscious behaviours. Should they be taxed?