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?
Warren Buffet and Justin Bieber? Not an obvious match and yet they have one thing in common: their halo effect. If Bieber decides to wear yellow sneakers from now on, the sale of yellow trainers will increase. If Warren Buffett decides to buy General Electric shares, many investors will blindly follow him. The halo effect on the trading floor...
When the financial markets are hit by stormy weather, investors often set sail for safe havens: gold, cash, government bonds and currencies, such as the US dollar and the yen. But how safe are those so-called safe havens really? Here we disprove some of the myths.
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.
As the product categories of the financial instruments Warrants, Turbos and Structured Products have been revised, it is possible that a financial product has moved from one category to another on our transaction site.
Waiting for the economy to start running smoothly first? For the end of a mortgage? Or until the US has a new president? As an investor, you want to invest your money at the 'right' time. But when exactly is the 'right' time? Let’s find out.
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.
Inheritance is not exactly the topic of conversation on the breakfast table every Sunday. Nevertheless, it is worth a discussion. Especially if you know that 4 out of 10 inheritances descend into family disputes. Tips & tricks by Diederik Vandendriessche from Pareto.