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Money

Perhaps you will need a German bank account, if you are staying in Germany more than three months. In Germany opening a bank account is a straightforward process. To know how to deal with for example opening accounts, get credit cards, transfer money in Germany and abroad as well change currencies, you have to learn that to understand it. To make it easier to manage your finances, our step-by-step guides and articles help you with it. Follow the steps and soon you can take advantage of a German bank account and the corresponding credit cards.

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Money & Banking in Germany

If you’ve just moved to Germany for long term or only temporarily, you will need at least some basic knowledge about bank accounts, online...
Money transfers Germany

A specific form (Überweisungformular) is required to transfer money directly from one bank account to another. If you receive bills with a preprinted Überweisungsauftrag...
EC cards and credit cards

An EC card is a Euro-Cheque card with a 4-digit personal PIN number which is issued by your bank and can be used to...
manage your finances

Where to manage your finances In Germany there are a big number of banks and Sparkassen (savings banks). Banks are private institutions. The local public...
Opening a bank account

How to open a bank account in Germany In Germany opening a bank account is a simple process. Besides your national identification document you often...