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From the age of anxiety to an era of opportunity, workers across the globe are worried about their futures. To tackle those concerns effectively we may need to transform the employee benefit landscape.

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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?
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Parents in Ireland continue to take on rising debt to fund children’s education with secondary school costs now more than double that of primary.
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For parents, the cost of sending children to college can be significant according to Zurich’s 2019 report into the cost of education in Ireland. But it’s not all bad news and parents are seeing the benefits of developing a savings habit early in their children’s lives.

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The cost of sending children to secondary school continues to rise, but Zurich’s new cost of secondary education calculator can help parents to understand the costs involved and prepare in advance financially.

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Remember back to 2014 when pretty much everyone was having buckets of ice cold water thrown over their heads to raise money for the ALS Association?
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Back in 2010, Sydney Opera House went green for St. Patrick's Day. Since then, Tourism Ireland’s annual 'Global Greening' initiative seems to have been embraced the world over.
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Its been 10 years since the "Miracle on The Hudson" when pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger managed to land US Airways Flight 1549 safely on the Hudson River in New York. Zurich customers who started saving €150 per month from 2009 have grown their savings to €22,147*. Time flies so start your savings journey today.

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Home improvement projects are rewarding, both mentally and financially. We've got some great advice on getting started, planning and saving.

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Before the beef or salmon hits the table, start planning and saving for your wedding day if you want a stress-free celebration.