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Bobbi Steele

How can you improve your schufa score?

What is schufa? Why does it matter and what can you do to fix it? In this article, we talk about everything you need to know about schufa. From what it is, to how to improve your schufa score, to how it can impact your private health insurance...

How to get insurance after 55

One of the most frequent questions we get asked is, “how do I get health insurance after the age of 55?” Well, the answer you’ve probably gotten before is, “you don’t.” Insurance companies have decided that 55 is the cut-off date for switching back...

Our complete guide to health insurance in Germany

Hello and welcome to the Feather insurance guide. We’ve made this as quick and straightforward as possible, so you can scan through to find all of the information you might need when deciding on which health insurance you’ll have in Germany. ...

How to add dependents to your health insurance

Summary: While getting your non-working partner or child covered on public insurance is as easy as telling us their information, there are some steps to keep in mind when adding them to your private or public plan. In this article, we address how to...

A complete guide to getting your German pension back

Get ready because you probably haven’t seen bureaucracy this dense before. It’ll be difficult, but if you follow all of the rules, you could potentially get several thousand euros back from your German pension, so it’s worth taking some time to...

STI and STD Testing in Germany

STD testing in Germany is a bit of a maze when it comes to information. According to the sexual health organization Liebes Leben, no testing process exists that allows a doctor to test someone for all STIs at the same time.  If you’re concerned...