The N26 nightmare – part 3

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, the adverb "forthwith", which is especially in official use, means immediately, without delay. A one-week further delay clearly didn’t fit with this definition…

The N26 nightmare – part 2

Having more than one person dealing with my concern could create problems because the two of them would likely interfere with each other's work. I know this; still, I could not but act hastily…

The N26 nightmare begins (part 1)

We are currently unable to give you more information on this subject for legal reasons and our Customer Service will not be able to assist you further. If they think this would stop me from inquiring about the reason they cannot offer me an N26 account, they are barking up the wrong tree.

N26 – this time, it’s for real, right?

To open an N26 [bank] account, you must meet [their] eligibility criteria. If you do, simply register on [their] website, or by downloading the N26 app onto a compatible smartphone. Opening a bank account takes only 8 minutes and is done without paperwork. Once you’ve verified your identity, your bank account will be ready to use.

A smartphone

Nowadays, leaving without a smartphone is impossible, right! This is probably hard to believe, but I managed to do so, relatively well, for quite a while. Until…

A “real” bank – N26

Send, receive, and manage your money in one place via the N26 mobile app or the N26 WebApp—anytime and anywhere. Open your online free bank account in 8 minutes. No paperwork. No queues. No account fees. No hassle. One of these statements is misleading. Read this post to figure out which one…

When all the crap hits the fan at the same time…

Misfortunes never come alone, right! This proverb means Bad things, events, situations, outcomes, etc., almost always arrive in groups of two or more all at once or in quick succession. The old saying proves to be true…

A loss-making business

Abracadabra! I'll just say the magic words and the money will disappear-PayPal Fee and Social Security Contributions! Unfortunately, this is no magic trick. Whatever you do, there is no way to make it reappear. No abracadabra, sorry!

Easier said than done

Thirty-four alphanumeric characters comprising a country code, two check digits, and a number that includes the domestic bank account number, branch identifier, and potential routing information. Thirty-four characters to facilitate the communication and processing of cross-border transactions with a reduced risk of transcription errors. Thirty-four characters that would prove difficult to obtain.

A dedicated bank account

An account exclusively reserved for professional operations, right? Owing to the growing number of micro-entrepreneurs, banks have developed specific solutions. Some have taken into account the particularities of this legal status and offered rates adapted to small structures, while others…