Generation Rent & Life Insurance

Renting has become the new normal for a large section of society. For many, renting is no longer viewed as a stepping stone to purchase a property and instead a permanent living solution. Renters are not just home owners in waiting anymore. According to the 2016 Census, almost 30% of all occupied dwellings were rented […]

Budget Summary 2021

Paschal Donohue (Minister for Finance) and Michael McGrath (Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform) delivered the Budget for 2021 to the Dáil. No change to Private Pensions   There were no changes in relation to private pensions in Budget 2021. This was no surprise. Any structural changes are expected to be phased in over the […]

Get Will Wise with Irish Life

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Senior Times podcast with Denis O’Brien

Zurich is proud to support Senior Times magazine’s podcast series where broadcasting legend Mike Murphy interviews prominent Irish figures. In the second episode, Mike talks to businessman Denis O’Brien. When Mike Murphy interviewed Denis O’Brien, he had told him he was in Paris on Sunday, went on to Mexico City for one night, had meetings and lunch, […]

Senior Times podcast with Michael D. Higgins

Zurich is proud to support Senior Times magazine’s new podcast series where broadcasting legend Mike Murphy interviews prominent Irish figures.  In the first episode President Michael D. Higgins talks childhood, presidency, poetry and much more. Mike also talks to Zurich’s Kristen Foran about the importance of starting a pension and financial planning for the future, and has a quick […]

Covid-19 & Your Protection Policies

We hope everyone is keeping well in these unprecedented times, we have had a few queries regarding life cover, illness cover and income protection – this is not anything that any of us would like to think about but I would like to give you and your families the following reassurance: – Do Life policies […]

Budget 2020 – What You Need To Know

The 2020 Budget details were announced in the Dail by the Minister for Finance on 8th October 2019. We look at the main changes impacting on clients. No change in income tax & USC bands or rates There is no change in income tax and USC rates and bands for 2020: Income Tax rates and bands […]

Starting early is the best thing you can do for your pension

As you can see from the above table, the earlier you start, the better off you are! Remember – if you start your new pension by 29/11/2019 and are under 35 years, you will get €100 bonus to kick start your pension! If you would like to discuss this further or set up a pension, […]

Budget Planning for the Household

Back to school time can be an expensive time for families each year with fees, uniforms, books, and activities at the very least! Now would be a good time to review household spending and look at your budget, below is a great budget planner you can use to help with that. Scroll down on the […]