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This family finances blog will inform on things from budgeting tips and tools, savings and everyday money guides, to protection for you and your family.


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You may not think about your life insurance cover until it's time to make a claim. At Zurich we understand this and want to make our claims process as easy as possible. 

Raising a minimum of 10% of the value of a new house (first time buyer) is now the minimum requirement for getting on the housing ladder. The key to building up that deposit is to start saving. We have lots of handy tips and tools to get you closer to achieving your savings goal.

Parents expect to pay more this back-to-school season as prices on items from clothing to notebooks are on the rise, according to a new survey by Zurich of almost 1,000 parents across Ireland.

If you're planning to support your children when they reach college, it might be wise to start saving now because college costs can really add up. 
Buying school books each year can be costly, but there are ways to save money. Read our handy tips to save money on school books for primary and secondary school. 
Buying school uniforms for primary and secondary school children can be expensive. But there are some things you can do to manage the cost. 
If you’re looking for a new home for your savings, Zurich will offer all new investment bond customers a €100 welcome bonus*.

With Ulster Bank and KBC planning to leave the Irish market, Zurich has a range of options available for those customers looking to switch their savings on deposit to one of our savings and investment products.

Lack of understanding and the need to consult an expert are cited as reasons for not setting up a new savings plan, according to Zurich research.
Zurich research reveals savings habits for Irish adults and their outlook for the year ahead.
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