By putting aside some money for the future, it will help you feel a whole lot more comfortable. As Spike Milligan once said "Money can't buy you happiness, but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery".
Is the average price of a house in the UK 1
Is the average cost of raising a new born baby to the age of 21 2
Can be added to a parent's bill to support a child through university 3
Sources: 1 Nationwide (Nov 2013), 2 and 3 LV= Cost of a child report (Jan 2013)
Because your financial goals are unique to you, we offer a range of investment plans to help you achieve them.
Zurich Cash ISA
Zurich Stocks and Shares ISA
Zurich Investment Account
Zurich Retirement Account
Sterling Investment Bond (Sterling is Zurich's brand for the Investment Bond)
Zurich International Portfolio Bond
Here's a snapshot of the features available across our saving and investment plans.
Please note, the tax information is based on 2013/14 tax rules which may change in the future and depends on your individual circumstances.
You wouldn't buy a house without advice from a solicitor. Nor would you hesitate to call a plumber rather than run the risk of flooding the house.So why risk a 'do it yourself' job on something as important as your future?
You can do a lot of the research yourself by reading guidance such as ours, but you should seek more tailored advice from a professional adviser.
You will have to pay for the advice a financial adviser gives, but this may prove to be money well spent in the long run.
Working with a financial adviser who is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) can:
It's a good idea to prepare before you speak to a financial adviser. For a start, take a look at 'Things to consider before you speak to a financial adviser'
If you haven't got a financial adviser, you can find one near you at www.unbiased.co.uk [Zurich is not responsible for the content of external websites]
While you can manage your plan yourself, it's a good idea to look at your plan with your financial adviser once a year, or more often if you hit one of life's big events.
Find out how to keep track of fund performance, arrange changes to your investments and update your plan here.
Designed to explain how unit-linked funds work, this guide may be useful if you are considering, or already have an investment in unit-linked funds with us.
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