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Schackmann-Fallis: "Making financial innovations accessible to as many customers as possible"

Expert Group submits recommentations to the EU Commission Innovative financial services can be achieved using new technologies. An international group of experts, with the participation of the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe, has addressed the question of how banking regulation should deal with this. Today this group is presenting its recommendations to the EU Commission.

Schleweis: "Sustainability needs a good balance between ecology, economy and social responsibility"

Helmut Schleweis, President of the German Savings Banks Association (DSGV), described the "European Green Deal" presented today by the European Commission to the European Parliament as an "important step into the future". Climate protection is one of the major social challenges of our time, and there is a need for action at all political levels, from the EU to the member states and local authorities.

Financial satisfaction reveals growing gap between town and country

Financial satisfaction among Germans has reached a new record high: 43 percent are satisfied or even very satisfied with their financial situation. This is shown by this year’s Wealth Barometer, which the German Savings Banks Association (DSGV) presented in Berlin today.

Germans prefer shares to real estate

Shares are the most popular form of investment among Germans. This is the result of a representative survey carried out by the German Savings Banks Association (DSGV) to mark World Savings Day. Property and investment funds rank second, while real estate ranks third.

Schleweis: “Time has now come for more public investment”

Helmut Schleweis, President of the German Savings Banks Association (DSGV), called on the German government to increase public investment in response to the slowdown in economic growth.
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