Investing for children

March 2020: what are the best savings account rates?

We share the best interest rates on Isas, bonds, and easy-access savings accounts.

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From father to son: essential financial education lessons

Money Observer’s Prudent Parent shares the top tips he will be giving his son as part of their ‘money chat’, the personal finance equivalent of the ‘birds and the bees’ talk.

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Can a two-year-old be a source of investing inspiration?

Money Observer’s Prudent Parent mulls a twist on the adage of investing in what you know: how about investing in what your children know?

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Age-related white-lie telling: would you?

Money Observer’s Prudent Parent explains when he would (hypothetically) be prepared to tell a white lie to bag an age-related discount. 

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10 investment funds to buy and hold for 30 to 40 years

Industry experts offer investment ideas that could reward children or grandchildren in the decades to come.

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How to invest for a 100-year-life

Money Observer’s Prudent Parent on the financial challenges a child born today faces.

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Learn from my Junior Isa lesson

Money Observer’s Prudent Parent ponders whether a Junior Isa is the best savings vehicle for children.

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Savers stung by stealth rate cuts

If you havent checked the interest rate on your savings recently, you could be earning as little as 0.1%.

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Buying premium bonds for children just got easier

Anyone can now invest in premium bonds on behalf of children under the age of 16.

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