How negative interest rates affect you already now (in Europe)

in money •  2 months ago  (edited)

German banks are charging account holders with more than €500,000 in their account negative interest rates now.

Some people are happy that they have less than that and aren’t affected.

But they are.

First of all, it’s only a matter of time until the limit is decreased to €100,000 and below.

Second of all - who has more than €500,000 in the bank? Businesses, insurances and other big institutions.

Apparently German insurances paid €67 millions in negative interest last year. The pension insurance alone paid €54 million.

Think about that. That’s €54 million missing from our current and future pensions. If you’re paying into the state pension system in Germany, your money basically goes straight to the central bank... 🤷🏻‍♀️

Plus, guess who’s gonna have to compensate for that soon? Wait for your premiums to increase next year...

Maybe buy a house instead of paying into the pension system every month. Apparently the first banks in Denmark will pay you if you get a mortgage with them...

The world is officially upside down...

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Yeah this is a new trend that has already started indeed.

I have been thinking about pension stuff for a long time now, and pensionfunds are SURELY not the place to rely on..that is one thing that I know for sure!

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