Investing for children

August 2019: what are the best savings account rates?

With interest rates slowly back on the rise, we examine the best savings accounts and Isa accounts on offer in 2019.

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Pocket money? Why I won’t be paying in cash

Money Observer’s Prudent Parent on why he is inclined not to follow the tradition of handing out weekly payments.

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Millennials have it tough financially, but what about their children?

Money Observer’s Prudent Parent considers the financial future for forthcoming generations.

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Junior Isas: why I don’t follow the flock

Money Observers Prudent Parent explains his investment strategy for children.

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Mother’s Day: are you passing on investing lessons?

Jane Warren on what mothers, and fathers, should be doing to help their children get the most out of their money.

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Steve Webb: the essentials on saving a pension for your children

Pension Clinic: family members will thank you for helping them to build up a pension pot on their behalf – particularly if they are higher-rate taxpayers, as Steve Webb explains.

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Which is the best Isa for my age group?

We run through the Isa options most likely to suit the requirements of different age groups.

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Have you lost track of a Child Trust Fund worth thousands?

Up to 1.74 million accounts may have become forgotten funds. Kyle Caldwell explains how to find a lost CTF.

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Are premium bonds a good investment for children?

Our Prudent Parent weighs the perks and pitfalls of a much-loved British savings vehicle.

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