Bank Accounts

Articles about private and company accounts.

Bank Checks and Personal Checks Explained

A check is a written order from a bank customer to their bank, ordering the bank to transfer the...
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Bank Failures: What Happens to Your Money?

Swiss banks are considered to be safer than the international average. But even so, many ...
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How to Withdraw Money at Retail Stores in Switzerland

Find out how to make cash withdrawals or get cash advances at the tills of stores across ...
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Deposit Slips in Switzerland Explained

What types of deposit slips are used in Switzerland? What are they used for and how can they ...
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Bank Accounts for Startups: Getting It Right

What should you consider when choosing a bank to work with as you found and grow your startup in...
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Foreign Currency Accounts at Swiss Banks Explained

Many Swiss banks offer foreign currency accounts. Get informed about the benefits and ...
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Free Cash Withdrawals With Credit Cards Explained

Many Swiss credit card holders use their credit card to get cash and end up paying heavily in ...
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How Many Vested Benefits Accounts Can You Have?

How many vested benefits accounts can you legally open in Switzerland? Read this moneyland.ch ...
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Cross-Border Workers: Which Swiss Bank Should You Use?

A Swiss bank account is a necessity for many people who work in Switzerland but live in ...
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Youth Bank Accounts in Switzerland Compared

What should you consider when choosing a Swiss youth account? Find out in this moneyland.ch ...
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Swiss Capital Payment Accounts Explained

The costs of capital payment accounts vary widely across Swiss banks. Find useful information ...
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Credit Card or Debit Card?

Find out how credit cards and a debit cards differ, how do their costs and benefits compare, and...
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Leaving Switzerland? 7 Important Financial Questions Answered

Are you considering leaving Switzerland and moving to another country? Here moneyland.ch answers...
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Rental Deposit Accounts in Switzerland Compared

What is a Swiss rental deposit savings account and how does it work? Read this guide from ...
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Mobile Wallets in Switzerland Compared

Mobile wallets have a small but dedicated following in Switzerland. With the entry of Samsung ...
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Banknote Rates and Forex Rates in Switzerland

Swiss banks use two different exchange rates for different kinds of foreign currency exchange ...
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Peer to Peer Currency Exchange Explained

Are peer to peer platforms a viable option for exchanging currency at competitive rates? How ...
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Peer to Peer Money Transfers Explained

Are peer to peer platforms a viable option for transferring money across borders? How much money...
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Swiss Savings Accounts and Fixed Deposits International Comparison

Conventional Swiss savings accounts and fixed deposits have offered slim pickings in the current...
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Swiss Bank Secrecy: The Facts

Swiss bank secrecy laws aim to protect bank customers and their privacy. This moneyland.ch guide...
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Swiss Bank Accounts for Seniors

What should you consider when choosing a senior bank account in Switzerland? Get the information...
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Student Bank Accounts in Switzerland Compared

What should you take into account when opening a Swiss student bank account? Here are ...
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V Pay Debit Cards From Visa Explained

A number of Swiss banks now issue V Pay debit cards. Find useful information about the V Pay ...
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How To Open a Bank Account in Switzerland

Find useful information about opening a Swiss bank account in this moneyland.ch guide.
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Payment Methods in Switzerland Compared

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using credit cards, debit cards, cash and mobile ...
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Swiss Safe Deposit Boxes Compared

Learn all there is to know about getting your own safe deposit box at a Swiss bank.
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Negative Interest Rates: Are You in Danger of Losing Money?

How do negative interest rate impact your savings? Find useful information in this moneyland.ch ...
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Debit cards: Are Merchants Allowed to Set Minimum Transaction Amounts?

Some Swiss merchants only accept payment via debit card for transactions above a certain minimum...
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Swiss Bank Accounts For Foreigners

As a foreigner residing in Switzerland you may find that, depending on the class of residence ...
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Swiss Bank Fees For Non-Resident Customers

Most Swiss banks charge additional fees to customers who live outside of Switzerland. Find the ...
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How to Close a Swiss Bank Account

Find useful information and tips to consider when closing a Swiss bank account or migrating to a...
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Foreign Currency: Getting the Best Rates

Learn how to get the best deal when buying foreign currency in Switzerland in this moneyland.ch ...
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How to Invest Your Money When Interest Rates Are Low

How should you invest your assets when banks pay little or no interest? Find useful information ...
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Sending Money Overseas

Everything you need to know about transferring money outside of Switzerland.
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Euro Accounts: Are They Worth It?

Can a Euro bank account pay off for Swiss residents? This moneyland.ch report answers that ...
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Card Skimming in Switzerland: 9 Ways to Protect Your Money

Debit and credit card skimming is not uncommon in Switzerland. Find out how to protect yourself ...
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Gift Savings Accounts in Switzerland Compared

Find out what gift savings accounts are, how they can benefit you and what to look out for in ...
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Making Payments and Cash Withdrawals Outside of Switzerland

Useful tips on using a debit card or credit card to pay when you travel abroad.
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Phishing: How to Protect Your Money From Identity Theft

The prevalence of phishing and subsequent internet fraud is a growing problem. This moneyland.ch...
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Swiss Bank Accounts: Choosing The Right Banking Combo

Benefit from these useful moneyland.ch tips on finding the right Swiss banking package deal.
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Cash Withdrawals: A Simple Guide

Avoid paying a fortune just to get at your own money. This guide explains how you can cut down ...
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Overdraft Interest Rates In Switzerland Compared

Find out how to avoid overdrawing your Swiss bank account and getting hit with overdraft rates ...
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Streamlining Your Savings Account

Find out how to optimize your savings account in this moneyland.ch guide.
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Earning Interest by Paying Taxes in Advance

In Switzerland, paying your taxes in advance can be financially beneficial. Some cantons pay ...
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The Compound Interest Effect

Can you save your way to wealth? Check out moneyland.ch’s report on the surprising effect of ...
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Changing Bank Accounts: The Checklist

Read all about what you should pay attention to when changing Swiss bank accounts.
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Investing Money in Switzerland

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Opening a Numbered Bank Account in Switzerland

Find useful information about opening numbered bank accounts in Switzerland in this basic ...
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