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Thuringia-tax: Travel/escape Routes 12.4 26.5

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6000 kilometres, 60 days, 6 countries in Eastern Europe In the 20th year of the fall of the wall make the two authors, Weimar, Christian Stadali and Holger Schmalfuss on an unusual way. Six countries in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe tour starting April 12 they will with the Thuringia-taxi”in six weeks and thus put back six thousand kilometers. The Thuringia-taxi”is a historic Wartburg 353 tourist dating back to 1974. “The itineraries/escape routes project also reminds people, who have made prior to 1989 year after year from the GDR with the vehicle on the way, which were open to them. Escape routes were not uncommon in itineraries. Christian Stadali (38) and Holger Schmalfuss (36) are not infested by the virus of nostalgia. We want to trace paths.

We want to know from the people we encounter, as they look over the past 20 years in his own country, and which point of view they have on the changed Germany that was once divided into East and West”, explains journalist who grew up in Nordrhein-Westfalen and communications consultant Christian Stadali. The journey continues to the Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania and Poland – all members of the EU and all once members of the Warsaw Treaty States. From the point of view of the citizens, these were the countries where allowed to make holidays with your own vehicle. We have had to tell us their stories in advance. “Rationiertem petrol, about minimum currency exchange, Exchange objects such as bedding for food, Stasi dating” at the Holiday Beach or moving East West German family reunion in Bulgaria sunny beach. Here, history is alive and well with these stories in mind we set out on April 12 on the way”, the native Leipzig Holger Schmalfuss describes the beginning of the project research. Almost 20 years ago East Germany and West Germany have reunited.

At the same time the CSSR is divided into the Czech Republic and the Slovakia. Romania and Bulgaria are now considered poor houses of Europe, the Government has dissolved in Hungary and Poland, since the beginning of the eighties with the independent trade union solidarity motor of change in Eastern Europe, at odds with the Federal Republic about filling in the Foundation Council for the Centre against expulsion. This is the present, and we want to illuminate the. That is why we are particularly pleased that we succeeded, with the German embassies, the Goethe Institute in Sofia and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Bratislava to win partner, with which we carry out public rounds of talks, also in schools, during our trip. Existing views and reservations should be discussed and abgegliChen “, Christian Stadali looking forward to exciting encounters on the spot. Always the Thuringia taxi, which also, it as the name implies, invites you to the one or other ride.

The Germans And The Pension Puzzle

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Many citizens have no idea of the amount of their retirement resources Dusseldorf/Berlin, 9 November 2009 who wants to keep his accustomed standard of living in the age, must provide private. This realization has now prevailed in large parts of the German population. But whether sufficient own savings efforts for a worry-free life in the age, few people know. The results of a survey by TNS Emnid on behalf of the Federal Association of German Volks – and Raiffeisenbanken (BVR). Almost three quarters of all Germans ensures before so although private age. Knowing the later income once will be how much is when over half of the respondents however low. 54 percent said less well or even unable to assess this. It is astonishing that so many people apparently don’t know whether their private precautionary measures at the age will suffice.

Gaps in provision, but only one can correct that full transparency about its expected income in the Age has”, says BVR President Uwe Frohlich. Unfortunately, experts say the economic crisis currently affects retirement: more than 17 percent of all workers in Germany have resolved already private retirement savings due to current loss in income or at least reduced. Also, 53 percent of Germans said that they want to increase their private pension plans no further. Almost every third professionals indicates now to have no revenues from a private pension at the age “, for example, the specialist service issued by the Dusseldorf entrepreneur Mario Ohoven analysis and success with reference to a recent study by the Postal Bank. Therefore, the study documents the danger that a long-term crisis of pensions in Germany can result from the current financial and economic crisis. At least two-thirds of all professionals specify exactly the crisis have changed their attitude towards private pensions. 32 percent of workers are wondering Since then, make what private investments ever sense”, so the journal of Ohovens, who is also President of the Association of SMEs (BVMW).

For this purpose, the BVR study provides a clear answer: because the question according to the functional form of investment for retirement provision real estate continues among people in the first place: whether self-used or rented, 49 percent see herein the best form of investment. While the dream of your own home with 37 percent is much more pronounced than the leased estate of pensions (12 percent). More than a quarter (26 percent) had or life insurance topic on a private pension. Eight percent, fixed-income investments trust gold and other precious metals seven percent. Stock or equity funds hold most of respondents with six percent for an appropriate form of investment.

The Last Red Bull Blowing

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The international motoring Federation (FIA) seems emperrada to do formula 1 fans to be passed to the football, motorcycling or handball. That is the only logical explanation when trying to make sense of the gibberish that has become the standard that should be deployed this weekend at the Silverstone Circuit, and, at the discretion of many, it would subtract potential at Red Bull. For more than two years, the team of Milton Keynes marks the rhythm of the Championship thanks to the magic that comes out of the strokes of Adrian Newey, who has achieved the perfect balance between speed and grip in the RB7. And that is thanks to the recovery of blown escapes, a system that was already used in the 1980s and who motivates that car will accede to the cement as if your tires were Velcro. Source of the news:: the final blowing of Red Bull