(02-04-2016) Belgian not afraid of of two bricks in the stomach
Increasingly in their forties investing their savings rather stay in a second home than in stocks or bonds. Many Belgians buy houses or apartments in other countries, especially Spain and Portugal, to let them afterwards. But also domestically Fortis notes the rise.
(16-04-2015) WORRIED FOR TOMORROW WITHOUT WORRIES ?
Why real estate is the world's best investment?
Many people now realize only too well that savings and wealth building more than ever to be a priority. The misconception that people had that the state would provide a nice lazy retirement is over.
(13-04-2013) 350,000 families have retreat
350,000 Belgian households have a second home where they go on vacation. "Especially people from urban areas buy one," says Rik De Keyser of the Western Economic Study (WES). The Belgians have staying at second for 50 billion euros, mainly on our coast. In second place are the Ardennes. A third of second homes purchased abroad.
(13-04-2013) Although the long-term remains fairly stable numerous banks reduce interest rates on time deposits and certificates of deposit. The banks clash on the limits of their profit margins and also his savings to an expensive way to raise money. Six banks have this month the interest rate on term deposits or certificates of deposit already reduced.