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These mistakes can cost you lots of money when living in France!

Planning to move or recently moved to France? Like any other country, you have to understand the local specificities to avoid making costly mistakes and losing money.  We will explain to you in this blog, based on our own experience, what you should look up when living in France. From simple practical day life mistakes, […]

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Ideas for financial New Year’s resolutions

A New Year is ahead of us and you might be looking for some ideas for financial New Year’s resolutions. This is the right time to assess achievements from previous year and set new targets. In this blog, we will try to inspire you with some ideas based on your financial maturity level. Let’s start!

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Famous personal finance quotes explained

You may have heard many personal finance quotes that encapsulate wisdom and insights about money management but you may not necessarily how to put in practice in your daily life.  We will explain in this blog (based in our own knowledge) some tips to make the most out of this popular wisdom.  Table of Contents

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How to grow my money in France with low risk?

Having extra cash sitting in your french current account and concerned about inflation eating it slowly? Not willing to invest in risky options and wondering How grow my money in France with no risk? You are right to be concerned as you are slowly losing capital due to high inflation rates. 100€ of today will

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How to become Financially Independent in France?

Becoming financially independent in France? It is a common question after COVID pandemic made us think more about what we want to do with our lives.  Unfortunately, there are some ‘influencers’ taking profit of the situation and selling ‘magic secrets’ packed as trainings which are leading many to disappointment, and sometimes losing money. In the

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Are my savings guaranteed in French banks?

Are my savings guaranteed in French banks? Are you concerned after all recent negatives news from bank failures? We have done some research and will explain in this blog what are those guarantees and how it works in case you need it.  Table of Contents Who guarantees my savings in French banks? The French government

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What is PEL Plan d’Epargne Logement in France?

Maybe your bank advisor has recommended to open a PEL (Plan d’Epargne Logement) in France or you have heard some friends talking about it as part of a real estate investment project? Curious about what it is? It is worth it? What are the conditions to apply?   In this blog we will be sharing our

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What are the different savings accounts in France?

Wondering what are the different savings accounts in France available for you?  Some are centrally controlled by the government and  offering very interesting benefits but under specific conditions. Therefore, it is important for you to understand the different options available before making a decision about which one to open.  In this blog, we will walk you

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What is a Livret A saving account in France?

What is Livret A saving account in France? It is a special saving account regulated by the state. Why is so special? Because it has an attractive interest rate, availability, tax exempt and zero risk. This explains why there are 55 Millions Livrets A in France, which is almost a ratio of 1 per person.

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