Investing for children

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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Prudent Parent: avoid this common Junior Isa mistake

With my son only a couple of months old and dribbling being his main hobby, it was decided that the only present under the tree for him would be a Junior Isa.

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How can I build a nest egg for my children? Ease growing pains with savvy saving

Parents who invest savings wisely can ease the strain on young adults. Sam Barrett outlines the various options.

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Prudent Parent: Build a ‘rainy day baby’ fund for parental leave

I built a ‘rainy day baby’ fund to take three months off with my son during the summer. 

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Where I am investing my son’s Junior Isa

Kyle Caldwell, Money Observer’s deputy editor, is on the lookout for an investment to potentially buy and hold for the next 18 years.

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Six financial stocking fillers that keep giving year after year

With the festive season in full swing, many people will be wondering what to get the little ones in their family this Christmas.

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Mind the generation gap: a plan to solve the pension crisis

It is no secret that the UK faces a pension crisis. Millions of Britons under the age of 50 are not saving enough and will struggle to live comfortably in retirement.

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23 investment trusts to see you from cradle to grave

Savings and investment products are important throughout our lives for either building up assets or providing the money we need to achieve our goals.

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Investment gifts for your children this Christmas

With today's kids likely to need thousands of pounds to get them through university and on to the property ladder, a Christmas gift that will help with some of these expenses is well worth considering.

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