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Credit, Where Due

I have to give the VR Bank Weimar eG credit—they’ve got chutzpah.

Just over a week after I discovered that they had cut my credit limit to 500€ a month because their payment cycle happened too fast for one of my reimbursements and I, briefly, had a negative balance, they sent me a letter SHOUTING […]

Miserable Dienstleistung von VR Bank Weimar

Today I finally got my new Mastercard.

It only took four weeks after they promised me a new one in two weeks.

It’s good to be in the plastic again, and tomorrow I’m going to Leipzig to go dancing! It’s time to celebrate, even though in a week I’ll be in Berlin: dancing, partying, and […]

Travel Plannin’

The Miserable Dienstleistung of my German Bank has forced my hand on a number of fronts—like curbing my wanderlust this weekend.

I now know that it takes only 3 weeks before my urge to go kicks in and I want to go, but thanks to the Miserable Dienstleistung, I’ve had to use my American card […]

Gimme Me More

One of the pleasures of visiting America is to go shopping whilst taking advantage of prices that are lower than prices in Europe.

One Euro is currently worth US$1.44, which meant that my $70 purchase at Kohl’s will only cost me 48€: for the price of a part of a single pair of pants in […]