Zurich Life Blog

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

The shortlist for this year’s Dalkey Literary Awards presented by Zurich has been announced and includes household names and a new generation of home-grown talent.

Equities enjoyed their third positive week in a row, as a number of US indexes hit record highs once again, writes Ian Slattery.

The National Gallery of Ireland has launched the 2021 Zurich Portrait Prize and Zurich Young Portrait Prize competitions. 

Equities hit a record high in the US on Thursday, before markets closed for Good Friday, writes Ian Slattery.

Congratulations, you’re getting married! Getting into the nitty gritty of planning is an exciting time. Here’s five tips to get you started.

If you are considering starting a home improvement project, take two minutes to read this article. It will save you time in the long run.  

Remodelling your home can increase the resale value and is a good opportunity to modernise and make your space more functional.

The arrival of Covid-19 may have added to the stress of planning a wedding last year, but if you’ve rescheduled or are thinking of getting married post the pandemic, this article will give you handy tips to prepare for your wedding day. 

Due to Covid-19, we are all spending a lot more time at home and lockdowns have spurred people to save for home improvements. Wherever you are in your home improvements journey, we've got some great advice on getting started, planning and saving.

Global stocks moved higher last week as a strengthening dollar enhanced returns from US based assets, writes Ian Slattery.