Pensions & Retirement

Starting a pension plan is one of the smartest decisions you can make. It could help ensure a brighter, better future to look forward to. When you're choosing a pension, having all the information you need is key. So we're here to help you select one that's right for you.

Personal pension plans

When it comes to pensions, we believe in choice and flexibility so it's important to find a pension that matches your lifestyle and expectations for the future. There are a number of options available to you. You can opt for a Personal Pension Plan, a PRSA (Personal Retirement Savings Account) or Self-Directed Pension and many more.

Find out more about all the plans we have to offer.

Company pension plans

If you're running a business, we offer a choice of pension schemes for your staff. These are a tax efficient way for you to help ensure your employees are financially secure in retirement. Employees can benefit from our Company Pension Plan, a Company PRSA Plan, a Fusion Pension Plan - and many more.

Find out more about our company pensions by visiting our Corporate solutions section.

Preparing for retirement

Your pension means different things depending on whether you're starting to save for your pension, planning your retirement or have recently retired. The best way to ensure the lifestyle you want in retirement is to take ownership of it now so that hopefully by the time you retire you'll have built up a substantial pension pot.

Use the Retirement Drawdown Calculator to see which option might be more suitable for you at retirement.

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Why Zurich?

Best in Pensions and Life Assurance, Chambers Ireland InBUSINESS Recognition Awards, 2020

Investment Excellence Award, Brokers Ireland, 2019

When it comes to pensions, Zurich Life has one of the best managed fund returns in Ireland over the last twenty years.* And, you can have peace of mind knowing that we are part of the Zurich Insurance Group. Zurich Life is owned by Zurich Insurance Company Limited, which has an internationally recognised financial strength rating of AA/stable.† Little wonder then that Zurich Life remains a great choice for your retirement savings.

* 7.0% Annualised returns over 20 years as of 31st July 2021; independent survey, source: Rubicon Investment Consulting Limited.

 † Source: Standard & Poor's, March 2021.

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