Zurich welcomed Financial Brokers and Advisors to its 'Connecting for Growth' conference where attendees heard from a number of leading experts on the potential opportunities in the year ahead.
Pensions are like a marathon says Zurich's Rose Leonard, if you want to do one you are going to have to start training now. The first mile is the hardest but once you have developed the habit, it gets easier.
Pensions can seem complicated, but they don't have to be. People have common questions when starting to plan their pension and at Zurich we like to help with simple yet informative answers.
Do you have a pension target or know how much money you will need in retirement? Don't worry if you don't. You're not alone. But taking action today could stand to you in the long run.
For former geologist Andy Sleeman, the measure of his retirement success is the time it allows him to spend with his grandchildren, and on his boat.
Retire and stop? Not in the future says pension forecaster. As the way we live changes so will our pensions, but planning for a reimagined pensions future is more important than ever.
If you're coasting along in retirement, wouldn't you prefer to do it in a yacht rather than a lifeboat, asks Niall Fitzgerald, head of retail pension sales at Zurich?
If introduced to Ireland, auto enrolment would be the latest in a number of initiatives designed to bring more people under the pension umbrella and boost retirement savings.
When it comes to pensions, it's never too late to plan for your retirement. Envisage now the life you want to have in retirement and enjoy living it when you get there.
As people live longer it's more important than ever to take an active part in planning our retirement funds. Managing your income in retirement is key says Pòl Ó Briain.