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Germans and their frugal, saving ways

Jul 20, 2012
Many European economies are begging for Germany to share its wealth with them. Where did the German culture of frugality come from?
Posted In: Germany, frugality, Saving

In Germany, holidays are 'uber alles'

Jul 6, 2012
German's seem to be the responsible, hard working sibling in the European Union, but they know when to relax.
Posted In: summer vacation, work hours, working, Germany, holidays

Germans consider life without the euro

Jul 3, 2012
As economic instability in the eurozone continues, some Germans are starting to weigh the benefits and burdens of staying with the euro. Would life be dandier with the Deutschmark?
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Euro leaders compromise on plans for bailout money

Jun 29, 2012
It appears European leaders have come up with an agreement to ease the debt crisis -- somewhat. And the deal rests on Germany compromising on how bailout money is used.
Posted In: Europe, Germany

What's up, Europe? Germany vs. Greece in soccer match

Jun 21, 2012
Germany will battle Greece in the quarterfinals of the European Football Championship. What kind of tensions might play out during the game?
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Whats up Europe, soccer, Germany, Greece

With Greek elections done for now, what's next?

Jun 18, 2012
Looking ahead at what's to come for other eurozone countries and what's happening at the G20 summit.
Posted In: Eurozone, Greece, spain, France, Germany, Francois Hollande, G20 summit

A guide to the Greek elections

Jun 15, 2012
This weekend Greece will hold crucial elections that may determine its future in the eurozone. The results will test global markets and Germany's pro-austerity resolve.
Posted In: Greece, elections, greek bailout, Germany

Germany continues to push austerity and reform

Jun 14, 2012
The Group of 20 top economic powers meets this weekend to discuss the eurozone debt crisis. German leader, Angela Merkel, has cautioned the region on overestimating Germany's capacity to fix the crisis.
Posted In: Germany, Angela Merkel, spain

A man walks into a bar... in Germany

Jun 14, 2012
Germany has been the paymaster during the euro crisis, shoring up its weaker neighbors. Do ordinary Germans support this role?
Posted In: Germany, Europe debt crisis, A man walks into a bar

What's up, Europe? Germans care... about soccer

Jun 8, 2012
What's the mood like in Germany right now? It's a case of soccer fever as the European Championships kick off. But are Germans in denial about the eurozone crisis?
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Germany, Whats up Europe

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