Expat Guide to Switzerland: House/Apartment rental

Today I tell you what acceptable rents are and what you should consider when renting a place in Switzerland. tl;dr: Never ever spend more than 30% of your net salary otherwise you’re being ripped off.

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Business Ideas: YouTube Music channels

Today’s business idea was recorded with the Google recorder app to try and see if my throughput in writing increases if I dictate the content by voice first. Today’s business idea: Basically a collection of different YouTube channel ideas.

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Portfolio Update January 2021 – +69k CHF Net Worth O.o

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Happy new year and welcome to the Portfolio update of January 2021. What a month! Exceptionally good stock market performance and cryptos going thru the roof.

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Business Ideas: “best credit card cashback” app

Todays business idea: An app for figuring out which credit card to use for which purchase. I personally have 3 different credit cards I use regularly and all of them have different benefits and disadvantages.

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Expat Guide to Switzerland: Insurances

Today you’ll learn about the different (mandatory) insurances in Switzerland. How to select them and which ones to avoid. tl;dr: You usually want to go with Assura with the highest deductible (sorry german link, use Google translate).

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How I grew my salary by 31x in the last 17 years

Today I’ll tell you my story on how I grew my salary by 31x in the last 17 years. Sorry for the somewhat click-baity title but it is effectively the multiplier between my first yearly salary in 2003 and today!

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Expat Guide to Switzerland: Child Care / School/Education system

This Expat Guide to Switzerland post is about child care in Switzerland. Expats usually are well educated and come to Switzerland to get a well paying job.

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How to create beautiful Sankey Diagrams

I was asked by several readers how I create the Sankey diagrams in my monthly updates. So I thought I write a quick post about it.

Kudos to Tony whom I asked originally because I’ve seen the Sankey diagrams in his monthly updates and liked them a lot.

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Happy 1 year anniversary: Fondue.blog

One year ago I started this blog. Let’s see what happened during that year in numbers:

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Portfolio Update December 2020 – 500k baby!

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Welcome to the Portfolio update of December 2020. We are half-millionaires, wohoooo!!

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