21.10.2021 How can positive real returns and long-term savings goals be achieved in times of zero interest-rate policy ?

Guest article by Oscar Stolper in the Süddeutsche Zeitung

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The purchasing power-adjusted return on Germans' most popular savings products - such as call money, savings accounts and fixed-term deposits – has consistently been in the negative territory for many years. The current rise in inflation exacerbates this situation. In a guest article for the Süddeutsche Zeitung, Oscar Stolper discusses the challenges that arise for millions of households and shows simple steps on how wealth accumulation can succeed.