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  • Investments
Global equities remained steady but it was Ireland that was the top performer across all major global markets increasing by 1.9%. Ian Slattery reports. 
  • Protection

A little goes a long way when it comes to life insurance and for a small monthly cost you can have peace of mind that you and your family are protected and supported financially should the unexpected happen.

  • Pensions

Pensions don’t have to be complicated but if you're a trustee, an employer, or a scheme advisor, it can sometimes feel like the opposite, and being informed on the ever-changing landscape and what it means for your business is important.

  • Investments
Markets fall from record high, as monetary policy and trade deal expectations shift, and news on the trade deal was also mixed, writes Ian Slattery. 
  • Investments

Ian Slattery, Investment Consultant with Zurich examines the concept of responsible investing and explains why it’s such an important talking point in the DC pensions market.

  • Investments
There were record highs for US stocks as trade tune strikes the right note, and closer to home, Ireland was the best performer over the week with equities delivering 1.8%, writes Ian Slattery. 
  • Podcast
  • Investments

In this latest episode of the Zurich podcast, Ian Slattery and Richard Temperley discuss how global stock markets continued to gain momentum with investor sentiment switching gears from overly bearish to neutral.

  • Investments
Equities increased as a result of investor confidence and talk of a potential phase one trade deal is music to the markets ears, writes Ian Slattery. 
  • Pensions
Family wealth planning is important at any stage in life and taking an active approach early can positively impact your future financial health, according to Micheál O'Driscoll, MD of FDC Financial Services.
  • Pensions

From baby boomers to Gen Z – your workforce will be made up of a diverse group of people and it makes sense that they should engage with their pension provider to plan the life they would like in retirement.