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Customer Satisfaction With Swiss Banks: Security Tops, Interest Rates Flop

The online comparison service moneyland.ch conducted a survey of customer satisfaction with Swiss banks…

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First Reductions in Interest Rates for Savings

moneyland.ch analyzed the interest rates for savings in Switzerland. The results show that some banks…

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Varying Satisfaction with Swiss Credit Cards

moneyland.ch surveyed customer satisfaction with Swiss credit cards. Satisfaction varies between different…

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How the Lower SNB Key Interest Rate Affects You

The Swiss National Bank (SNB) has lowered its interest rates sooner than was generally expected. moneyland…

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Swiss Banks Show Deficits in Online Account Opening

Many Swiss bank accounts still cannot be opened online. That is especially true for savings accounts…

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Bank Customers Could Save More Than 13 Billion Francs per Year

An analysis by online comparison services moneyland.ch shows that Swiss consumers lose over 13 billion…

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Mortgage Interest Rate Dive Ends

The substantial drop in the interest rates of Swiss fixed-rate mortgages has ended, for the time being…

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How Swiss Retirement Funds Performed in 2023

Conventional pillar 3a retirement funds gained 6.3 percent in 2023. The performance of retirement funds…

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Saxo Bank Switzerland Lowers Its Trading Fees

Saxo Bank (Switzerland) has lowered its fees for investing. moneyland.ch analyzed the new fees and compared…

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Interest Rates, Fees, and Rents: What We Can Expect in 2024

Interest rates, banking fees, and mobile plans: This moneyland.ch report looks at what we can expect…

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The ZKB Abolishes Basic Fees for Private Accounts and Debit Cards

The Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB) will reduce its annual fees from January 2024. This moneyland.ch report…

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Interest Rates for Loans Are Going Up

New maximum interest rates will apply to Swiss consumer loans from 2024. The federal government is raising…

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Fixed-Rate Mortgages Reach a New Low

The interest rates of Swiss mortgages have been going down since mid-July 2023. According to the moneyland…

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Low Interest Rates Due to Lack of Willingness to Change Banks

A study of interest rates for savings in Switzerland shows that yields are still low, with the average…

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Huge Differences in the Pillar 3a

moneyland.ch analyzed the costs and performance of pillar 3a retirement funds. Conventional pillar 3a…

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Saron Mortgages Are No Longer Cheaper Than Fixed-Rate Mortgages

According to the moneyland.ch Swiss mortgage index, the average cost of SARON mortgages is the same…

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Coop Launches a Neobank

Swiss retailer Coop is launching a mobile banking service under the Coop Finance Plus brand that bundles…

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This Is What Swiss Asset Management Costs

A new moneyland.ch cost analysis shows that traditional Swiss asset management services are expensive…

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Credit Suisse Is Going Away: No Major Loss From a Product Perspective

A moneyland.ch analysis of the banking offers from Credit Suisse reveals that there are more favorable…

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This Is What Swiss Investment Apps Cost

moneyland.ch analyzed Swiss digital asset management services. Most of these Internet-based services…

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Neon Invest Reviewed

Swiss neobank Neon is now offering trading and investing in stocks and ETFs. In this review, moneyland…

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Major Cost Differences Between Swiss Credit Cards

moneyland.ch studied the fees and features of 130 Swiss credit cards. Differences between individual…

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These Are the Best Swiss Neobanks

Online comparison service moneyland.ch compared offers from neobanks ahead of the summer travel season…

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Interest Rates for Fixed-Rate Mortgages Now at Nearly 3 Percent for All Terms

The Swiss mortgage index by moneyland.ch shows that the annual interest rates of Swiss fixed-rate mortgages…

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High Yields for Swiss Medium-Term Notes

The interest rates of Swiss medium-term notes are the highest they have ever been since the moneyland…

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Postfinance Debit Cards Now Support Apple Pay

With immediate effect, Postfinance customers can link their debit cards to Apple Pay, enabling them…

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Swiss Have Become Less Content

Family, job, politics: The new Swiss Personal Satisfaction Study from moneyland.ch shows how content…

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Swiss Savings Account Interest Rates Continue to Climb

Interest rates are going up across more than 100 savings account offers from Swiss banks in the beginning…

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Swiss Credit Card Customer Satisfaction in 2023

moneyland.ch asked Swiss how satisfied they are with their credit cards. The answers show that customer…

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Swiss Are More Likely to Change Their Doctor Than Their Bank

Phone, bank, health insurance: This new moneyland.ch survey shows which things Swiss are most ready…

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What Swiss Are Most Worried About

Money, war, sickness: The 2023 Swiss Worry Study by moneyland.ch reveals what residents of Switzerland…

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Higher Interest Rates for Swiss Consumer Loans

On May 1, 2023, the maximum legal interest rate for personal loans and account overdrafts will increase…

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Mortgage Interest Rates Poised to Reach New Highs

The interest rates of Swiss fixed-rate mortgages are at their highest point so far this year, as the…

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Rents In Switzerland Are Poised to Climb

Interest rates are climbing – and the cost of housing is rising with them. Rent increases for existing…

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The Cost of Mortgages Has Doubled Over the Past Year

If you want to buy a house or apartment, you will now have to pay twice as much for a mortgage than…

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Personal Loans Now Cost More

Borrowers who want Swiss personal loans now have to reach ever deeper into their pockets: The average…

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Inflation in 2022: The Biggest Price Increases

2022 saw inflation in Switzerland climb to its highest level in three decades. This article reveals…

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2023 Marks Upward Turn for Interest on Savings

Things are moving in the Swiss savings account market, with interest rates climbing steadily. An analysis…

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The Best Pillar 3a Savings Accounts

This study by moneyland.ch examines the interest rates and costs of pillar 3a accounts in Switzerland…

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Black Friday Offers From Banks and Financial Service Providers in Switzerland

Swiss financial services providers are joining in on Black Friday sales, with several banks and credit…

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This is What Swiss Asset Managers Cost

moneyland.ch analyzed the costs of Swiss asset management services. Swiss wealth management mandates…

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Big Differences Between Pillar 3a Retirement Funds

moneyland.ch examined the costs and performance of Swiss retirement funds. Some retirement funds cost…

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These Are the Cheapest Swiss Investment Apps

moneyland.ch analyzed the costs of Swiss digital asset management services in 2022. The study shows…

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True Wealth Now Offering Pillar 3a

New competition for digital pillar 3a asset managers: True Wealth has launched a retirement saving solution…

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Swiss Retirement Saving Apps Compared

Independent online comparison service moneyland.ch analyzed the costs of digital asset management apps…

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These are the Cheapest Neobanks in Switzerland

Neobanks are becoming more popular in Switzerland. Online comparison service moneyland.ch compared seven…

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What Would Happen if Credit Suisse Went Bankrupt?

Rumors that Credit Suisse is at risk of going bankrupt are currently making their rounds. Here, moneyland…

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Are Swiss Banks Paying Interest Again?

The negative interest regime is finally drawing to a close! Does that mean Swiss banks are paying higher…

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Swiss Mortgage Interest Rates Reach New Record Highs

Even before the Swiss and US central banks announce their key interest rate decisions next week, Swiss…

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Euro-Franc Rate Continues to Hit Record Lows

The Swiss franc has been continually gaining against the euro. The European Central Bank (ECB) is trying…

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Deposit Slips: Act Now!

The old deposit slips can only be used for a few more days. From October 2022, you will only be able…

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Cash Declines in Significance

The 2022 Swiss payments survey by moneyland.ch reveals how Swiss pay for purchases at stores and online…

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CSX: How Good Are the New Bank Packages?

Credit Suisse is now offering new bank packages under the CSX brand. moneyland.ch analyses the new offers…

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First Swiss Stock Broker Introduces Free Trading

The Swiss bank Flowbank now offers purchases of Swiss stocks with no brokerage fees. moneyland.ch took…

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How Swiss Invest Their Wealth in 2022

Bank account balances, stocks, or cash under their mattress: A new moneyland.ch survey reveals how Swiss…

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This Is How Much Swiss Bankers Really Earn

How high are salaries in the Swiss financial sector? A moneyland.ch analysis reveals that most Swiss…

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The Migros Cumulus Credit Card Successors Compared

Both Cembra Money Bank and Migros are launching new credit cards which are replacing the popular Migros…

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Huge Differences Between Swiss Credit Cards

Independent online comparison service moneyland.ch examined the terms and conditions of 168 Swiss credit…

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Swiss Mortgage Interest Rates Reach 10-Year High After SNB Announcement

The raising of the Swiss National Bank’s key interest rate is also impacting the mortgage market. Swiss…

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First Swiss Banks Reduce Negative Interest Rates

For the first time in over a decade, the Swiss National Bank is raising its interest rate. Here, moneyland…

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Who Do Swiss Trust the Most?

Swiss trust fire fighters more than doctors, and bankers less than taxi drivers. Find out which professionals…

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How Satisfied Are Swiss With Their Credit Cards?

Which credit cards are most popular in Switzerland? How satisfied are Swiss with their credit cards?…

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Postfinance Retirement Funds Become More Expensive

Postfinance has revised its four pillar 3a retirement funds. The most important change: Customers will…

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Bank Customers Could Save 10.7 Billion Francs

Swiss rarely change banks, and that habit is taking a direct toll on their wallets: Every year, Swiss…

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PostFinance Card Now Doubles as a Debit Mastercard

PostFinance customers will be receiving new PostFinance debit cards. The new Postcard doubles as a Debit…

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The Best-Performing Swiss Stocks of the Past 20 Years

The best-performing SPI stocks have delivered returns of more than 6000 percent over the past 20 years…

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War in Ukraine Drives Mortgages Up

As the Ukraine crisis endures, interest rates for Swiss 10-year fixed rate mortgages (FRMs) have climbed…

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Franc and Euro Reach Parity

1 franc for 1 euro: Parity is the new reality thanks to worldwide economic worries and the Ukraine crisis…

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PostFinance Credit Cards Now With Higher Fees

PostFinance is raising credit card fees for spending outside of Switzerland and adding a fee for gambling…

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Swiss Mortgage Interest Rates Reach a Multi-Year High

Mortgages are the most expensive they have been since 2018. The interest rates of 10-year fixed-rate…

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Swiss Mortgages Become More Expensive

On the whole, mortgages in Switzerland became costlier in 2021, as the moneyland.ch mortgage index shows…

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Retirement Accounts Now Yield Almost No Interest

moneyland.ch compared the interest rates and costs of Swiss pillar 3a accounts and vested benefits accounts…

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Massive Differences Between Pillar 3a Funds

moneyland.ch examined the performance and fees of Swiss retirement funds in 2021. The results show that…

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Fear of Inflation Drives Mortgages to Multi-Year High

Since the end of August 2021, the Swiss Mortgage Index from moneyland.ch has shown climbing interest…

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Swiss Loan Survey 2021: What Swiss Borrow Money For

Cars, homes, furniture: These are the most common reasons why residents of Switzerland get loans. The…

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Amazon, Facebook, and Google Not Likely to Replace Swiss Banks

Residents of Switzerland can hardly imagine banking at non-conventional financial service providers.…

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Swiss Asset Management Study 2021

Independent Swiss online comparison service moneyland.ch studied the costs of Swiss asset management…

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The Stocks Behind Sustainable Investment Funds

Sustainable products are widely advertised by Swiss banks. But is there really a difference between…

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How Switzerland is Responding to Negative Interest Rates

Withdrawing money. Closing bank accounts. Investing in stocks. Online comparison service moneyland.ch…

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PostFinance Cards: Payments up to 100 Francs Without a PIN

From August, PostFinance debit cards will have a higher limit for NFC payments without a PIN. moneyland…

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Swiss Mortgages Become Cheaper Again

The moneyland.ch Swiss mortgage index shows that mortgages interest rates are sinking again. Inflation…

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What Are the Real Reasons for Negative Interest Rates at Swiss Banks?

Why do customers of Swiss banks have to pay negative interest on their account balances? Swiss online…

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The Cheapest Swiss Credit Cards 2021

Independent online comparison service moneyland.ch studied the costs and features of more than 160 Swiss…

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Mortgage Interest Rates Stabilize

Mortgage interest rates in Switzerland have begun to rise to a somewhat higher level since March 2021…

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PostFinance Expands Its Negative Interest Rates

The Swiss postal bank PostFinance is lowering its threshold for negative interest rates on account balances…

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Yuh: The Neobank From Swissquote and PostFinance

Yuh is a newly-launched Swiss neobank and a joint venture between Swiss banks Swissquote and PostFinance…

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LIBOR Mortgages: Can I Claim Interest Reimbursements?

Many banks have charged mortgagors interest for LIBOR mortgages even when the LIBOR rate was negative…

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PostFinance Now Offering Personal Loans

PostFinance is now offering personal loans in collaboration with bob Finance. moneyland.ch analyzed…

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Swiss Online Shopping and Mobile Shopping Survey 2021

Independent online comparison service moneyland.ch conducted a representative survey to determine how…

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New UBS me Bank Packages Reviewed

UBS is revamping its bank package offers. Find clear information in this review by independent Swiss…

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Visa Free Credit Card from Migros Bank Reviewed

With the launch of Visa Free, Migros Bank is adding a new “free” credit card to the Swiss market. Migros…

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Swiss Credit Card Customer Satisfaction Survey 2021

The 2021 Swiss credit card customer satisfaction survey by moneyland.ch reveals the satisfaction of…

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IKEA Family Credit Card Reviewed

IKEA is issuing a new credit card in collaboration with Cembra Money Bank. Find answers to your questions…

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New PostFinance Bank Packages and Higher Fees

PostFinance is introducing new bank packages and raising some fees from July 1, 2021. The changes will…

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How Swiss are Investing During the Corona Crisis

The 2021 Swiss investment survey by independent online comparison service moneyland.ch reveals that…

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Debit Cards from Swiss Banks Overview

Which Swiss banks offer the new Debit Mastercard and Visa Debit payment cards? Independent online comparison…

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Corona: Cash Is No Longer the Most Important Payment Method in Switzerland

The Swiss payments survey conducted by independent online comparison service moneyland.ch in the midst…

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Coronavirus Crisis: Mortgage Interest Rates Climb Again

The mortgage index published by independent Swiss online comparison service moneyland.ch has shown an…

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GameStop Hype: Could it Happen in Switzerland?

The hype surrounding the stock of US retailer GameStop has caused no small stir. But could the same…

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Retirement Funds Perform Well in Spite of Corona

Switzerland’s independent online comparison service moneyland.ch analyzed the performance of Swiss retirement…

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Swiss Post Office Phasing Out Inpayment Slips

The Swiss Post and PostFinance will permanently phase out red and orange inpayment slips on September…

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UBS Raises Its Fees

Major Swiss bank UBS is raising some of its banking fees in 2021. Independent online comparison service…

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How to Save Money in 2021

Save money on banking, insurance and telecom in 2021 with these tips from independent online comparison…

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Pillar 3a Interest Rate and Cost Comparison

The 2020 pillar 3a savings account comparison by independent online comparison service moneyland.ch…

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PostFinance Cards Now Work With Samsung Pay

Credit cards and prepaid cards from Swiss postal bank PostFinance can now be used with Samsung Pay.

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Big Differences Between Swiss Retirement Funds

Switzerland’s independent online comparison service moneyland.ch analyzed the costs and performance…

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New moneyland.ch Comparison Platform Now Live

Independent Swiss online comparison service moneyland.ch has been completely upgraded to a new, more…

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UBS Launches Visa Debit and Debit Mastercard

UBS is introducing new debit cards and raising its card fees. Independent Swiss online comparison service…

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CSX: Credit Suisse Enters the Digital Banking Arena

Independent Swiss online comparison service moneyland.ch analyzed the new CSX digital banking service…

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Credit Suisse Pulls the Plug on the Neue Aargauer Bank

Credit Suisse subsidiary the Neue Aargauer Bank (NAB) is shuttering its operations. Find answers to…

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Raiffeisen Rio Robo Advisor FAQ

The Swiss Raiffeisen banking group has launched Raiffeisen Rio, a digital asset management service.…

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UBS Mastercard Global Cards Reviewed

UBS has launched new credit cards which it markets as having favorable conditions for international…

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Swiss Asset Management: Major Cost Differences Between Banks

An analysis of wealth management costs in Switzerland reveals that while fees are generally high, conventional…

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Interest on Savings Accounts: How Bad Are Current Rates from a Historical Standpoint?

Independent online comparison service moneyland.ch studied developments in savings account interest…

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Swiss Credit Card Comparison 2020

Independent online comparison service moneyland.ch analyzed the benefits and costs of more than 160…

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Manor Launches No-Annual-Fee Credit Card

Swiss retailer Manor has launched a credit card with no annual fee. Independent online comparison service…

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Apple Pay and Google Pay: Swiss Banks Rethink Their Strategies

Mobile payments are becoming more popular in Switzerland. This analysis by independent Swiss online…

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Swisscard Introduces Google Pay

Swisscard cardholders can now use Google Pay to make payments.

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How Profitable Are Swiss Stocks?

Independent online comparison service moneyland.ch analyzed the historical performance of Swiss stocks…

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Cornèrtrader Launches Simplified Platform for Investors

Swiss online broker Cornèrtrader has restructured its trading platforms and introduced its new Invest…

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Credit Suisse: Debit Mastercard replaces Maestro

Credit Suisse will use the Debit Mastercard as its standard debit card in place of the Maestro card…

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Pillar 3a Contributions in Arrears Coming Soon

It will soon be possible to make up for missed Swiss pillar 3a private retirement contribution allowances…

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Swiss Credit Card Survey 2020

The 2020 Swiss credit card survey shows that on the whole, customer satisfaction with Swiss credit cards…

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Coronavirus Crisis: Swiss Mortgage Interest Rates Sinking Again

The 2020 Swiss Mortgage Index from independent online comparison service moneyland.ch shows a new drop…

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UBS Credit Cards Now Work With Google Pay and Samsung Pay

Starting now, Swiss UBS credit cards can be used with Google Pay and Samsung Pay.

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PostFinance Launches Digital Wealth Management Service

PostFinance is launching a digital wealth management service. Independent online comparison service…

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Switzerland Expensive for Most Residents

Is life in Switzerland too expensive? A survey of consumer perception of prices in Switzerland by independent…

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UBS and Raiffeisen to Adopt Apple Pay

UBS and Raiffeisen will be enabling Apple Pay for their cardholders within 2020. This move puts the…

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Coronavirus: 10 Possible Trends

What concrete effects is corona having on Switzerland? Independent online comparison service moneyland…

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How the Swiss Invest Their Money: Survey 2020

The 2020 Swiss investment habit survey by independent online comparison service moneyland.ch reveals…

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Coronavirus Crisis: Guide for Swiss Investors

The coronavirus crisis has put the global economy on ice. This moneyland.ch guide explains what Swiss…

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Coronavirus Crisis Personal Finance Optimization Guide

Find out how to optimize your personal finances across banking, insurance and telecom during the coronavirus…

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Contactless Payments: Higher PIN-Free Limits

The limit for PIN-free contactless payments with Swiss payment cards is being raised from 40 to 80 francs…

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Coronavirus Business Loans: A Practical Guide

The Swiss federal government and the Swiss National Bank are partnering with Swiss banks to offer emergency…

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Coronavirus Crisis: Insecurity Plaguing Mortgage Rates

The moneyland.ch mortgage index reached a historical low at the beginning of March 2020. But interest…

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frankly Pillar 3a App from ZKB Review

frankly is the new app-based Pillar 3a investment solution from the Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB). Here…

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Coronavirus Crisis: How Secure are Swiss Banks?

The coronavirus crisis could drive banks around the world into financial difficulties. Independent online…

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WhatsApp-Based Customer Service Survey: Swiss Companies Cautious

Several Swiss companies are pioneering the use of WhatsApp for customer service. But a survey by moneyland…

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Viseca Now Supports Google Pay

Swiss credit card issuer Viseca is now supporting Google Pay. Find the details in this analysis by independent…

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Revolut, Neon & Co. Cheapest for International Card Transactions

Independent Swiss comparison service moneyland.ch compared payment cards from Revolut, Wise (TransferWise…

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New Debit Cards from Swiss Banks

Many Swiss banks will begin issuing Debit Mastercard and Visa Debit cards to private account holders…

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Cornèrcard Now Offering Cash Back Credit Cards

Swiss credit card issuer Cornèrcard is adding cash back as a feature on some of its credit cards. Independent…

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PostFinance Expands Negative Interest Rates

On March 1, 2020, PostFinance will raise its negative interest rate from the current -1% to a more average…

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Swiss Savers Feel the Squeeze

Independent online comparison service studied interest rates across Swiss savings accounts. The results…

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Mortgage Rates in Hibernation

The mortgage index published by independent online comparison service moneyland.ch has trended sideways…

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Mastercard Send: P2P Money Transfers from Swiss Bankers

Swiss prepaid card issuer Swiss Bankers, in collaboration with Mastercard, has launched the Mastercard…

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Pillar 3a: Major Differences in Interest Rates

A comparison of the interest rates of Swiss pillar 3a savings accounts shows major differences between…

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Swiss Retirement Funds: Major Differences Between Funds

Switzerland’s independent online comparison services moneyland.ch studied the performance and costs…

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Mortgage Interest Rates Climb Again

Swiss fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) rates have climbed once more, with the moneyland.ch mortgage index showing…

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Viseca Now Supports Apple Pay

Swiss credit card issuer Viseca now supports Apple Pay. Find the details in this moneyland.ch report…

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Swiss Credit Cards: Customer Satisfaction Survey 2019

How satisfied are Swiss credit card users with their cards? The 2019 credit card customer satisfaction…

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Swiss Worry Survey: What Switzerland Worries About

What have Swiss got to worry about? Independent online comparison service moneyland.ch conducted a representative…

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Mobile Bank N26 Launches in Switzerland

German mobile bank N26 is now offering euro accounts to residents of Switzerland. Independent online…

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Swiss Bankers: Changes to Prepaid Card Fees

Swiss payment card issuer Swiss Bankers is making changes to its fees as from September 1, 2019. Get…

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Bargaining in Switzerland: Survey

A representative survey of Swiss bargaining habits by independent online comparison service moneyland…

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How Would Swiss Use a Million-Franc Windfall?

How would the average Swiss consumer use 1 million Swiss francs if they had it? A representative survey…

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Zurich’s Cantonal Bank Lowers Savings Interest Rates

The Zürcher Kantonalbank is lowering the interest rates of its savings accounts. Get informed about…

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Swiss Migration Survey

A survey by independent online comparison service moneyland.ch reveals how likely Swiss are to change…

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The Smartphone Banks Are Coming

Independent online comparison service moneyland.ch compared the fees, currency exchange rates and services…

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Major Differences Between Swiss Credit Cards

Independent online comparison service moneyland.ch studied the costs and benefits of more than 150 Swiss…

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Mortgage Interest Rates in Free Fall

The moneyland.ch mortgage index shows a constant drop in average interest rates for Swiss mortgages…

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How Swiss Compare: A Survey

Independent online comparison service moneyland.ch conducted a representative survey to determine how…

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Mobile Banking on the Rise in Switzerland

A representative survey by independent Swiss online comparison service moneyland.ch reveals how Swiss…

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What Switzerland Does and Does Not Want Abolished: A Survey

moneyland.ch, the independent Swiss online comparison service, conducted a representative survey to…

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UBS Savings Account Interest Rates Slide to Zero

UBS is lowering its interest rates once more. From June 1, 2019, UBS will not pay any interest on money…

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First Interactive Retirement Fund Comparison Launched

Switzerland’s independent comparison service moneyland.ch has built the country’s first interactive…

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Google Pay Launches in Switzerland

Starting immediately, Android-powered phone users in Switzerland can make payments with Google Pay.…

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Prepaid Credit Cards from SBB/CFF Ticket Vending Machines

With immediate effect, the Swiss federal railway SBB/CFF/FFS is offering paper Mastercard prepaid cards…

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Credit Suisse Credit Cards to Support Apple Pay

From May 2019, Credit Suisse credit cards will work with Apple Pay and Samsung Pay. Find out more in…

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Swiss Safe Deposit Box Study 2019: Major Differences Between Service Providers

moneyland.ch, the independent Swiss online comparison service, conducted a study of safe deposit box…

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Swiss Wealth Management Study 2019: Fees Remain High

A study by independent Swiss online comparison service moneyland.ch provides useful insights into the…

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Swiss Bank Customers Dissatisfied with Interest and Charges

A survey by independent comparison service moneyland.ch reveals the criteria used by Swiss consumers…

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Trading in Switzerland: Survey

Do Swiss actively engage in securities trading? How often do they play the stock market? A representative…

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Loans and Credit in Switzerland: This Is How Swiss Borrow

A representative survey by independent online comparison service moneyland.ch provides insights into…

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Swiss Consumers Not Interested in Banking with Google and Co.

A representative survey conducted by independent online comparison service moneyland.ch reveals which…

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Swatch Pay Launches in Switzerland

Swatch is joining Apple, Samsung and many other tech companies in offering a mobile wallet. Get the…

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Sharp Drop in Swiss Mortgages Rates

The moneyland.ch mortgage index has shown a strong decline in the interest rates of Swiss fixed-rate…

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Postfinance to Offer Car Insurance

Postfinance is looking to enter the car insurance sector. moneyland.ch takes a close look at the pros…

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Migros Cumulus Mastercard Now Compatible with Samsung Pay

The Migros Cumulus Mastercard can now be used with Samsung Pay. Get more information in this moneyland…

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Swiss Retirement Funds: Major Differences in Costs and Performance

A moneyland.ch analysis of the costs and returns of Swiss retirement funds shows major differences in…

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Swiss 3a Retirement Accounts: Historical Interest Rate Comparison

A moneyland.ch analysis of the historical interest rates of 3a retirement savings accounts reveals major…

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New Coop Supercard Credit Card Reviewed

Coop is ending its partnership with Swisscard AECS for the Coop Supercardplus credit card. Coop Supercard…

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New Cashback Credit Card from Swisscard Reviewed

Swiss card issuer Swisscard AECS has launched a new “free” credit cards to compete with the likes of…

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Postfinance Raising Account Fees in 2019

Postfinance is introducing new fees and raising existing fees for private customers from January 1,…

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Switzerland as a Financial Center 2018

Independent online comparison service moneyland.ch analyzed 2018 statistics related to Switzerland’s…

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Swiss Credit Card Analysis 2018

Independent online comparison service moneyland.ch analyzed the costs and benefits of 150 Swiss credit…

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moneyland.ch Survey: How Swiss Invest Their Wealth

moneyland.ch conducted a representative survey of investment habits in Switzerland. The survey provides…

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How Are Credit Cards Used in Switzerland?

A survey of credit card and prepaid card use in Switzerland conducted by online comparison service moneyland…

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Credit Card Satisfaction Switzerland 2018

A representative survey by online comparison service moneyland.ch measures customer satisfaction among…

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Major Differences in the Way Swiss Make Payments

A survey of preferred payment methods in Switzerland by online comparison service moneyland.ch shows…

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Swiss Bank Customers Could Save 7.9 Billion Swiss Francs

Very few Swiss bank customers migrate to a different bank than the one at which they first open an account…

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Debit Mastercard Now Available in Switzerland

The Debit Mastercard is now available in Switzerland. Independent online comparison service moneyland…

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Personal Loans: Battle for Customers Intensifies

Competition in the personal loans market has become more pronounced. But differences in the loans offered…

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UBS Increases Account Fees

As from June 1, 2018, major Swiss bank UBS is increasing account fees for all banking package customers…

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Swiss Mortgage Rates Shoot Upwards

The mortgage index published by independent online comparison service moneyland.ch has shown a steep…

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High Fees in Swiss Wealth Management

A moneyland.ch analysis of the fees and costs of the wealth management services provided by Swiss banks…

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Cembra Money Bank Adopts Samsung Pay

As of February 2018, holders of select credit cards from card issuer Cembra Money Bank can use Samsung…

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Swiss Bank Currency Exchange Rate Comparison

For the first time, moneyland.ch conducted a thorough analysis of the currency exchange rates used by…

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Swiss Retirement Funds 2017: Costs and Performance Compared

moneyland.ch compared the performance and costs of Swiss retirement funds which fall under the third…

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Swiss Credit Card and Prepaid Card Study 2017 by moneyland.ch

A moneyland.ch study of Swiss credit and prepaid cards reveals that there are significant differences…

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Business Loans Are Now More Transparent

A new, interactive business loan comparison tool programmed by moneyland.ch helps business borrowers…

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Credit Card Use in Switzerland in 2017

A new survey conducted by moneyland.ch shows that cash is still king in Switzerland, followed by credit…

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Swiss Credit Card Customer Satisfaction Statistics 2017

The majority of Swiss credit card users are satisfied with their credit cards and the service provided…

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Bank Cler: New Branding – Same Products

Bank Coop has officially become Bank Cler. An analysis of the “new” bank’s products by unbiased comparison…

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Refinancing Personal Loans Could Save Swiss Borrowers 140 Million Francs

Borrowers in Switzerland collectively pay around 140 million Swiss francs too much for their loans.…

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Bank Coop Becomes Bank Cler

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Swiss Banks: 6 Billion Swiss Francs in Potential Savings

Record low interest rates are making life difficult for bank customers. But a study by moneyland.ch…

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7 Swiss Financial Highlights of 2016

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Interest Rates on Swiss Retirement Savings at Record Low

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Notable Discrepancies In Swiss Wealth Management Fees

moneyland.ch analyzed fees and charges of wealth management services offered by Swiss retail banks.…

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PostFinance: Interest Rates to Drop in 2017

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PostFinance: Lower Yields and Higher Fees

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PostFinance: New E-Trading Fees

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Credit Cards Are Getting Expensive

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Visa Bonus Card: From Low-Cost Standard To Expensive Gold Card

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Loans In Switzerland: New Interest Rates

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Consumer Credit Law: New Rules

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First Swiss Checking Account With A Negative Yield Rate

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PostFinance: Yield Rate Cuts 2015

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PostFinance: Business Customers Pay More

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Bank Coop: Fees Going Up

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PostFinance: No Credit Cards For Non-Resident Customers

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First Swiss Yuan-Based Savings Account Launched

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bob money: A New Online Loan Provider in Switzerland

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PostFinance: Now You Can Make Contactless Payments With Your PostFinance Card

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UBS Raises Credit Card Fees

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Loans: Will Interest Rates Drop?

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Migros Bank: New Fee Applies to Maestro Card Transactions

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PostFinance: Higher Fees For Non-Resident Customers

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Swiss Government Bonds Hit With Negative Interest Rate

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One-Thousand Swiss-Franc Notes More Popular Than Ever

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ZKB Lowers Interest Yield Rates For Accounts

The Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB) is lowering yield rates across its accounts in reaction to the negative…

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Medium Term Notes: Yields Slide

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Investomat: Online Asset Management

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Is Saving Becoming Expensive?

What options do savers have in the current low interest rate environment? Find out more in this moneyland…

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Swiss National Bank Ditches Euro Exchange Floor

Today, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) discontinued the minimum euro exchange rate.

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Moneyland Search: Search Engine For Swiss Banking And Insurance Products

moneyland.ch launches Moneyland Search, a personal finance search engine for banking and insurance products…

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UBS Lowers Yield Rates

UBS has lowered interest yield rates across the board and now lags behind other Swiss banks.

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Banks & Insurance Providers: Cost Predictions 2015

What changes to costs and interest rates charged by banks and insurance companies can we expect to face…

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Swiss Credit Cards: Interchange Fees Drop

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Hypobank Lenzburg Offers Contactless Payment Debit Card

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Swiss Banks: S&P Ratings Sink

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PostFinance Lowers Interest Yield Rates

PostFinance has once again lowered interest rates and slid further towards the middle-of-the-road compared…

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IG Group: New CFD Broker In Switzerland

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3a Retirement Savings: Previous Age Limits For Moving Banks Fall Away

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Pillar 3a: Cornèr Bank Adds New Fee

Starting in 2015, pillar 3a customers at Cornèr Bank will have to pay a fee for the termination of third…

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Swiss Mortgage Providers Tighten Application Requirements

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PostFinance Collaborating With Swissquote

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Social Media in Banking

Moneyland analyzed the social media presence of 50 relevant banks worldwide. Bottom line: There are…