Investing for children

July 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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Computer says no: why I cannot open a Junior Isa

Our Prudent Parent explains why he cannot open a Junior Isa for his newborn daughter.  

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Which Isa is the lockdown winner: mine or my son’s?

Money Observer’s Prudent Parent compares the performance of his own stocks and shares Isa with his firstborns Junior Isa. 

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North-South divides, and how childcare and investing overlap

Money Observer’s Prudent Parent finds parallels between investing and nursery fees.

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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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