Zurich Life Blog

A round up of all the latest news, views, commentary and analysis on the insurance, pensions and investment industry.

Underinsurance occurs when the insured sum of your house is lesser than the actual value to reinstate or rebuild it. This guide by Zurich covers steps on how to avoid this. 
Looking to get an EV (Electric Vehicle) home charger for your electric car? Everything you need to know for safe installation of an electric home charger.

Last week saw the Federal Reserve move forward with a quarter-point (0.25%) interest rate rise, despite speculation that recent instability in the banking sector would cause the Fed to pull back on its current policy trajectory, writes Ian Slattery.

In this investment podcast recorded on March 14th 2023, we speak about recent market movements and Zurich Investments current positioning and outlook. This month we also speak about inflation, what it is and what it means for investors.

February saw equities give back some of their gains from the year so far, with the US in particular faltering in the face of potentially higher interest rates, writes Richard Temperley.

US equities had an uneasy week amid speculation about global banking stability. Despite this, the US Index produced gains for investors returning 1.9% in euro terms, writes Ian Slattery. 
Wear, share and show you care on 21st March for World Down Syndrome Day. Wear your most colourful socks, share your photos on social media, make a donation and join in to create awareness around Down syndrome.

Research reveals the ‘to-dos’ Irish householders hate the most, with almost 3 in 10 having to take a day off work to catch-up on chores and one quarter spending four days a year just thinking about the life admin they need to complete.

Last week saw a choppy period for US equities as the tech-orientated and California-based Silicon Valley Bank went into receivership, writes Ian Slattery.

In the latest edition of the Zurich Financial Wellbeing Podcast, we are going to talk about saving for your future and in particular why pension planning can help you have the lifestyle you dream of in retirement.

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