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Saving is also for young people

Saving is also for young people

What do young people think about saving? How capable and willing are they to plan their financial future? As revealed in the latest survey conducted by the BBVA Pensions Institute, more than half (54%) of millennials (those born between 1980-2000) managed to save during the months of lockdown, and around 40% continued to maintain this habit afterwards. This saving is coupled with the fact that almost half of Spanish millennials are not confident that they will get a public pension when they retire, according to the same study.

11 ways to get the most out of your home

11 ways to get the most out of your home

Housing is the largest investment for many Spanish families and, consequently, their main asset. That is why it is typical for many families to end up in a somewhat peculiar situation: they have a large amount of wealth thanks to the house they have already paid for, but their income is limited.

Digital risks: secure yourself against cyberattacks

Digital risks: secure yourself against cyberattacks

You don’t have to be a large company, a famous person, or have a lot of money to suffer a cyberattack. Any data shared on the internet is interesting to hackers. In fact, the highest percentage of cyberattacks are directed at SMEs and freelancers, as cybercriminals know that they are more vulnerable than large corporations.

10 saving tricks for beating inflation

10 saving tricks for beating inflation

Inflation has caught us by surprise and it seems that it will stay with us longer than expected. What can you do so that rising prices don’t throw your family’s finances into disarray? To begin with, it is important to know what inflation is and how it affects your savings.

A new age, new consumer habits

A new age, new consumer habits

In 2020, the Consumption and Consumer Trends in the 21st Century report by the Spanish Ministry of Consumer Affairs stated that, “We are entering an era in which globalization in terms of world economic transactions and the presence of the internet will render many of the classic theories of marketing obsolete.” In this scenario, the pandemic has also turned our lives upside down, helping to accelerate changes in consumer habits.

How to build your financial cushion

How to build your financial cushion

The first step toward financial peace of mind is making sure that you can cope with unexpected expenses without disrupting your overall financial plan. It all starts with your emergency fund:

What to do if you win the lottery (and also if you don’t)

What to do if you win the lottery (and also if you don’t)

Who hasn’t dreamed of winning the lottery some day? Unsurprisingly, this was exactly the slogan used in one of the Christmas Lottery campaigns. At the end of the day, the 400,000 euros of the El Gordo lottery can change your life for the good, provided that you know how to make use of this manna from heaven.

How to spend money to be happier at Christmas

How to spend money to be happier at Christmas

The most expensive gift, the finest seafood, the most tender leg of lamb, French champagne… Does all this fit in with your dream Christmas? Do you really need all of this for a five-star festive season? The truth is that no, you don’t.