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Do children have to support their parents financially?

The question of whether the children must support their parents financially arises, for example, when the parents enter a care home and it is foreseeable that their income will not be sufficient to cover the costs of the home. This leads to a depletion of assets. What happens when the assets are exhausted? Who has to pay for the costs and support the parents?

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Can I reclaim my mortgage interests?

On 26 April 2021 the "Neue Zürcher Zeitung" published an article with the title: "Thousands of mortgage borrowers affected: Ruling with explosive force on Libor mortgages". The article deals with the question of whether Libor mortgage interest can be reclaimed from the bank since the introduction of negative interest rates. Reclaiming the interest may not be that easy. We tell you which requirements have to be met in Switzerland.

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Frau mit Kinder auf einer Parkbank

Women and Pension Planning

There is often a large gap between the pensions of men and women in Switzerland. This happens, for example, when mothers maternity leave take a break in their employment to take care of their families. This is more often the case in the generation that is now thinking about retirement.

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