Financial Shero of the Week

10 questions for Jana Koch, Head of Innovation Management at comdirect

1.  What did you buy with your first self-earned money?

A washing machine of my own, it’s still one of my best purchases! 

2.  What tools do you use to organize your finances?

An app including multibanking to look into my accounts at any time and keep track of them, as well as the ‘Finanzguru’-app.

3.  Do you own stocks or funds?

Mostly ETFs, but also a few shares of stocks

4.  If we gave you 1000 Euros, what would you do with the money?

Travel and eat out.

5.  What is worth spending (a lot of) money on?

Travel! This is an investment in yourself

6.  Have you ever forgotten your PIN?

Hahah, unfortunately not only once…

7.  How do you pay: card or digital?


8.  Last major purchase?

My big hobby is photography, therefore a better camera. 

9.  The last time you managed to resist the impulse to buy – and what was it?

Clothing – here I look more at whether I really need it. My goal is to have a capsule wardrobe.  

10.  What is priceless?

Health and good friends.