Financial wellbeing blog

Keep your financial well-being in good health with a collection of personal and family finance articles covering savings, pensions and protection.


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If you are thinking of starting a private pension or have just started and are looking for more information, Zurich financial advisor Brendan McCormack answers many of the questions beginners usually have. 

Many of you might have a pension quietly humming away in the background, but have you ever stopped to consider the benefits of an upgrade? This article was first published on

Marie Kirwan, Senior Financial Planner at Zurich explains how early planning can lead to a more comfortable retirement. This article was first published on

Whether you are self-employed or already in a company pension scheme or in non-pensionable employment, the need to save for a pension for your retirement is abundantly clear. So, in this article we are just going to focus on the tax saving benefits which are available from the government to encourage people to plan for their retirement – and hopefully demonstrate why pensions are the most tax efficient form of savings around.