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€ 112,000: difference between inheriting or not

By on 23 December 2016
Inheritances and wealth transfers are essential for the financial well-being of European households, while income has significant less effect.
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Divorced women suffer the most, financially and mentally

By on 14 December 2016
Divorced women in the UK, having been part of high income households, suffer the largest and most persistent windfalls in their living standard compared to those from the low income households.
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Rich people overestimate their literacy, ignoring advisors

By on 7 December 2016
Whether people ask for professional financial advice, depends heavily on confidence in their own financial literacy. Rich people are too self-confident.
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College enrollment: parental wealth could become crucial

By on 29 November 2016

As an increasing amount of European countries increase tuition fees for students, it has become a more relevant issue: funding of education. Therefore two recent studies on the affordability…

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Wealth of parents strongly predicts our own wealth

By on 4 November 2016

Our wealth position at our fortieth birthday appears to largely depend on two factors: the wealth of our parents and extent to which we all build a financial buffer…

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Happy adolescents have more affluent parents

By on 31 October 2016

A child who’s raised by affluent parents has relatively few mental problems. That is concluded by scientists after investigating socio-economic and health-related data of 2060 adolescents.

To check if parental…

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Three dynamics within the Dutch housing market

By on 19 October 2016

In their ambitions to move to other places, citizen’s choices are often influenced by market dynamics. highlights three Dutch housing market trends that have significant influence on choices…