The verb TO BORROW comes from the Proto-Germanic *burg- 'pledge', in the sense of 'to become bail for', 'to guarantee', 'to take up money'.

Read our WISE UP! fact sheets or watch our brief videos of stories from everyday life. You might well be grappling with decisions similar to those of our characters.

English version coming soon.

Fact Sheets

  1. Buy Now Pay Later
  2. Crowdfunding
  3. Mortgage
  4. Personal loans


  1. Borrowing (only available in Italian)


  1. Make the right choice. 3rd episode: Consumer Credit
  2. Make the right choice. Episode 6 - 'Mortgages' (only in Italian)