Sharing is the new owning. The same goes for bricks. Interest for co-housing projects is growing. This way of living gives you your own place and a set of common ‘treats’ from a big kitchen, a laundry room to a sauna or pool. We grabbed a coffee with co-housers Federico, Mia and Koenraad.
In recent years, investors have had to swallow a few bitter pills in terms of taxes. The stock market tax on share transactions rose to 0.35%. The withholding tax jumped to 30% for dividends, whereas it was only 15% to 25% a few years ago. However, there is also some good news: did you know that you can receive partial compensation of up to EUR 192 for this from 2019 onwards?
Saturday, 11 May 2019 was Digital Payment Day, a Febelfin initiative. Keep your cash in your pocket from that day onwards and pay for your purchases with your card or your smartphone. It is fast, easy and safer. For you and for the retailer.
You see a bargain on a second-hand website, you transfer the requested amount in good faith and then no longer hear anything from the so-called seller. We have been hearing these stories for some time now. Some of you have been the victim of scams on second-hand or bargain websites. Here are some tips to ensure that you will be the happy new owner of an item rather than a duped shopper.
Lazy people do not run marathons. They have to train really hard, for months at a time. At the stock market different laws apply. If you want to invest like a marathon runner, it's okay to be lazy. Better even. Laziness is a virtue in investment sports.