Family finances articles

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.

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.
Research by Zurich reveals that 78% of people who have a financial advisor believe the advice they have received has had a positive impact.
Zurich research highlights sustained financial impact of Covid-19 on parents and provides a useful tool to help parents manage education costs. 
The Zurich Cost of Education Survey 2021* reveals the staggering costs for college students whether they are living at home or in rented or student accommodation.
The Zurich Cost of Education Survey 2021* highlights the cost of primary school in Ireland and gives a breakdown of the back to school shopping list.