Who burned our money?

In their new book, financial journalist Hans-Lothar Merten and lawyer Johannes Fiala provide the basic knowledge about dubious financial products. Financial offerings have become more global, complex and opaque. Information is the only way for investors not to be helplessly at the mercy of advisors. In about 200 articles from A like “Abassiert – wie […]

Corruption, tax fraud and financial dilettantes

“Who burned our money?” exposes fraudulent schemes in the financial system   “An all-finance authority like BaFin truly experiences a lot in the course of a year – including nasty surprises. But the subprime crisis that hit us in mid-2007 dwarfs anything we have seen before. Clever financial engineers exploited national and international supervisory loopholes, […]

Corruption, tax fraud and financial dilettantes

“Who burned our money?” exposes fraudulent schemes in the financial system   “An all-finance authority like BaFin truly experiences a lot in the course of a year – including nasty surprises. But the subprime crisis that hit us in mid-2007 dwarfs anything we have seen before. Clever financial engineers exploited national and international supervisory loopholes, […]

How to check the quality of an investment before buying – financial planning using the example of “junk real estate”.

by Johannes Fiala, lawyer Eine Investition in eine schlechte Geldanlage kann Ihr gesamtes zukünftiges Leben beeinträchtigen. Neben den finanziellen Lasten kommt noch die soziale und emotionale Belastung dazu. Dieser Artikel soll zeigen, wie sich “der Deutsche” Produkte verkaufen lässt – und durch welches Vorgehen sich die typischen Fehler vermeiden lassen. Dieses Wissen mag zwar nicht […]