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Money is a tricky subject for Germans. Money is mainly there for security, not for spending, and having money is regarded as a bit dodgy. It's okay to spend public money but private money should be stashed away in savings accounts. Germans tend to worry about their pensions from a very young age. They lavishly pursue the hobby of bargain hunting and there is a very popular slogan which says it all: Geiz ist geil! Being stingy is cool!

(* = familiar, ** = very familiar, *** = vulgar, s = slang, Lit. = Literally)

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