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Settling in Germany often means that you have to translate official documents, like marriage or birth certificates or rental or employment contracts. Some even need to be certified translations (German beglaubigte Übersetzung). Here’s how to do that cheaply and online.
From th bginning of this yar, my txts typd on my laptop lookd like this… The E letter on my keyboard was broken, well, not always – but I had to hit it really hard and long. Not really convenient, especially if you want to write “cheap” but what comes out is “chap”.
The DKB bank account is one of the best free online bank account in Germany. Using it now for 9 years, I wrote this review: How to open the account, how the DKB Visa card works, and where you can withdraw money for free. (Spoiler: everywhere!)
Settled in Germany and your EU roaming is about to expire? Time to get a German prepaid card! But no worries, there a free ones with no minimum contract term. Just check this comparison table. Prepaid SIM cards are especially good for people who in the future might be out of the country for a […]
Just moved into your new Berlin apartment? One of the first things you need to do: Find an electricity provider. Here’s simple tool to compare power suppliers in Germany.
Your bank account in Austria costs you fees? There is no English support? There is no free Visa or Mastercard included? This can’t go on! Find here the best free Austrian bank accounts.
In the previous overview article, you could read about the differences between public and private health insurance options in Germany. If you decided for a private healthcare option, you can find here your ideal one.
Especially when renting a flat, you need to show your landlord your Schufa information / Schufa score. Here I show you how to get it for free, directly from your computer.
There’s a wide range of options for your savings in Germany: Various call money / day-to-day accounts (Tagesgeld) and fixed-term deposits (Festgeld) are on the money market – here’s an overview.