The first savings banks worked with interest rate platforms

Hamburger Sparkasse The institute cooperates with the Deposit Solutions interest platform. (Photo: imago images / Waldmüller) Frankfurt Hamburger Sparkasse (Haspa) has recently started cooperating with the Deposit Solutions interest platform. Some customers of the largest German savings bank can invest money with other banks via the “Haspa interest rate guides”. This is about time deposit […]

Fintechs are pushing ahead with their US expansion despite the crisis

Frankfurt The small office in Manhattan is empty, the five New York employees work from home, they communicate with customers by phone and video – starting the US business in the middle of the corona crisis sounds like bad timing. But for the Berlin financial start-up Raisin, which operates an investment platform in Germany under […]

The capital guarantee for the Riester pension is a problem

Older couple on the beach The subsidized supplementary insurance should help in old age. (Photo: Unsplash) Frankfurt It was certainly well-intentioned, but it did not lead to the goal: the capital guarantee for the funded private pension scheme called the Riester pension. The bottom line is that this obligation to guarantee the contributions paid in […]