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  • Pensions
  • Savings
Some people are sandwiched in the middle of family lines, providing for both children and parents. What financial pressures do they face, and what are the advice needs of this sandwich generation?
  • Podcast

In the latest episode of the Senior Times magazine’s podcast series, Mike Murphy talks to fitness guru Pat Henry about his remarkable life and the journey that led him to becoming a fitness consultant.

  • Savings
Nearly half of parents surveyed believe their financial situation has been negatively affected by COVID-19, according to new research carried out by Zurich.
  • Podcast

In the latest episode of the Senior Times magazine’s podcast series, Mike Murphy talks to author Deirdre Purcell about writing, acting and her time working as a journalist. 

  • Wellbeing
  • Community

Zurich Insurance has announced David Russell, recent Grand Prix Farmer of the Year, as its Farm Insurance Ambassador. The youngest ever winner of the Farmer of the Year accolade, he will work with the team at Zurich Farm Insurance to highlight risk management, farm safety and mental wellbeing.  

  • Investments
The US market hit a record high last week, surpassing its pre-COVID high set in late February. Tech stocks once again outperformed as Apple’s market capitalisation hit the $2 trillion mark, writes Ian Slattery.
  • Podcast

In the latest episode of the Senior Times magazine’s podcast series, Mike Murphy interviews Ray Moran, Medical Director at the Sports Surgery Clinic.

  • Investments
Most major markets were in positive territory for the week as the S&P 500 came within 0.2% of its all-time high before falling back, writes Ian Slattery.
  • Podcast

Zurich is proud to support Senior Times magazine’s podcast series where broadcasting legend Mike Murphy interviews prominent Irish figures. In the fourth episode, Mike talks to broadcaster and politician, Marie-Louise O'Donnell.

  • Culture
  • Awards

This years Zurich Portrait Prize and Zurich Young Portrait Prize shortlists have been announced by National Gallery of Ireland.