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After long back and forth in the grand coalition, the Bundestag decided on the basic pension. But what does it mean for pensioners? The most important points of the law at a glance. The Bundestag has decided on the basic pension. It is intended to “strengthen trust in the basic promise of the welfare state […]

Pension, taxes, easing, etc. – that changes for consumers

Pensions are increasing, VAT is falling, the obligation to report corona-infected pets is likely to come: a lot will change from July. Here you will find a large overview. After the recent outbreaks in North Rhine-Westphalia and Berlin, the number of corona infected people in Germany is increasing again. Nevertheless, all federal states have recently […]

Pension, taxes, easing, etc. – that changes for consumers

Pensions are increasing, VAT is falling, the obligation to report corona-infected pets is likely to come: a lot will change from July. Here you will find a large overview. After the recent outbreaks in North Rhine-Westphalia and Berlin, the number of corona infected people in Germany is increasing again. Nevertheless, all federal states have recently […]

The most important answers: Who gets how much basic pension when?

What takes a long time is finally getting – quite complicated. The idea of ​​a basic pension has been circulating for years, and the ruling parties have been arguing violently for months. The package is now ready to go. But what’s in the end? Who gets money And when? And how much? Here you will […]

The pension reserve is melting due to Corona

MWith full force, the statutory pension insurance will only feel the effects of the corona pandemic in the coming year and in the years after. Unlike unemployment insurance and statutory health insurance, pension funds are still relatively good this year. But pension insurance must also go to its financial reserves more than expected. According to […]

Why the statutory pension insurance is a losing business

The statement is correct, but the analysis is not for the faint of heart: Norbert Blüm in May 1986. Image: action press Statutory pension insurance is a losing business. At least if the maximum contributions had been invested in German shares. An analysis for strong nerves. I.I particularly appreciated Norbert Blüm, the long-time Minister of […]

CDU workers wing warns of blockade of basic pension

Carsten Linnemann The Union faction vice sees the basic pension proposal of finance minister Scholz as ineligible. (Photo: dpa) Berlin In the debate about the basic pension, the CDU workers’ wing criticizes its own party colleagues. “It cannot be that the Union’s middle class politicians are constantly torpedoing the decisions taken,” Alexander Krauss, Vice-President of […]

Salvation’s basic pension is still on the brink

The MPs from the CDU and CSU see a number of unanswered questions regarding the new social benefit, which is supposed to improve long-term low-wages in old age. You criticize: In the current form, the basic pension can neither be technically implemented nor paid. In view of the impending budget gaps in the corona crisis, […]

Riester pension: Even the self-employed should benefit

Riester contracts When it comes to the Union, some changes to the state-sponsored pension product will soon come into force. (Photo: dpa) Berlin In a joint position paper, the Christian Democratic working groups on finance, work and social affairs made suggestions as to how the Riester pension and the company pension scheme can be made […]

Where real estate prices will go up

7.5.2020 – Owners of apartments can count on substantial increases in value in many regions, especially in the metropolises, in southern Germany and in the northwest. In contrast, there is a risk of losses in eastern Germany. The corona crisis appears to have little impact on the real estate market. This shows a forecast that […]