Swiss Financial Center

Articles about the Swiss financial center.

10 Tax Deductions in Switzerland Which Can Save You Money

Claiming tax deductions is an easy way to save money, but many residents of Switzerland do not ...
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6 Ways to Invest in Bitcoin

Is bitcoin suitable as an investment? What are the options for investors and what bitcoin-based ...
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9 Things Swiss Billionaires Have in Common

Ever wondered what it takes to become a billionaire? This moneyland.ch guide looks at the common...
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Trading Stocks on the Berne Stock Exchange

Things you should know about trading on the Berne eXchange (BX).
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Alternative Currencies: The Pros and Cons Explained

Community currencies, time exchanges, cryptocurrencies and bartering marketplaces provide an ...
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Apple Pay In Switzerland: Questions And Answers

Apple Pay is now available in Switzerland. Get answers to the most important questions here.
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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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Buying and Using Bitcoin in Switzerland

Where can you buy bitcoin in Switzerland? More importantly, where can you use bitcoin in ...
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Wealth Management Services Explained

Learn about wealth management services in this simple guide.
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Expats in Switzerland: 9 Financial Tips for Newcomers

Are you an expat recently arrived in Switzerland or are you planning to move to the alpine ...
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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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Income Tax in Switzerland: How It Compares to Other Countries

Swiss, like nearly everyone else in the world, are not overjoyed about having to pay taxes. ...
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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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Crypto Currency: How Does Switzerland Compare?

moneyland.ch interviews fintech expert Rino Borini to get his take on the state of ...
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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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Shareholder Perks: AGM Freebies Compared

Are you interested in buying shares which deliver an experience in addition to dividends and ...
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Non-Bank Safe Deposit Boxes in Switzerland – Who Are They For?

In addition to banks, a number of private institutions in Switzerland provide secure vaults for ...
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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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Private Bankers in Switzerland – Yesterday and Today

Swiss private banks benefit from a rich history of financial management and banking traditions. ...
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Swiss Robo Advisors Compared

Get clear information about Swiss robo advisors in this moneyland.ch guide.
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Robo Advisors: Digital Asset Managers

How do robo advisors work? What do they do? What are the differences between robo advisors and ...
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Savings Accounts: How Do Swiss Interest Rates Compare Internationally?

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 Tax at Source for Expats and Cross-Border Workers Explained

As an expat or cross-border worker employed in Switzerland, you will normally have your taxes ...
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Tax Deductions for Expatriates Working in Switzerland Explained

Which tax deductions can expatriates temporarily residing in Switzerland claim? Get a basic ...
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Time Banking and Time-Based Currency in Switzerland

What are time banking and time-based currencies? How can you use these to save money? Get ...
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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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Comparing Comparison Websites

Online comparison portals have been around for a long time. But newcomers and new technologies ...
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Choosing the Right Asset Manager

More than 2000 wealth managers operate in Switzerland, but they do not all provide equal levels ...
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Wealth Management: The Pros and Cons Explained

This moneyland.ch guide looks at the advantages and the disadvantages of conventional wealth ...
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The 10 Oldest Swiss Banks

The oldest banks in Switzerland listed in order of their dates of establishment.
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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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Want a higher paycheck? Tips from a Swiss salaries expert

moneyland.ch talks to salaries expert Tobias Egli about the key factors that influence salaries ...
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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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Social Media in Banking

Moneyland analyzed the social media presence of 50 relevant banks worldwide. Bottom line: There ...
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How to Choose a Private Bank

How can you find the right private bank? Read the interview with private banking expert Petko ...
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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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Swiss Custody Fees Compared

Depositing securities in a custodial account can be expensive at many Swiss banks. An unbiased ...
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Taxes on Trading Profits in Switzerland Explained

When are stock market profits tax-free? What profits must be taxed? Find a clear explanation in ...
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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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Platinum Credit Cards Compared

Do platinum credit cards have more to offer cardholders than a feel-good experience? Find out in...
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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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Robert Darlington: «Swiss Wealthy Have Little Confidence in Their Heirs»

Robert Darlington, Director Wealth Adivsory bei Barclaytrust (Suisse) SA about Barclay's report ...
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Swiss Banks: Which Is the Best?

Learn how to quickly find the best Swiss banking products and services at no cost.
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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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The moneyland.ch magazine provides accurate, unbiased information on topics related to finance and money. In addition to research and expert interviews, the magazine contains numerous financial guides.