Investing for children

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

Just over four years ago I decided it was time for some 'skin in the game' and opened my first stocks and shares Isa account.

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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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How to help your children financially: financial futures

With private education costs at an all-time high and fees having more than trebled since 1990, many parents will breathe a sigh of relief once their kids hit 18. However, this is probably a little bit premature.

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Everything you need to know about Isas, Jisas and pensions

With the end of the tax year on the horizon, now is the time to make sure you've made good use of your tax-free allowances. Michael Trudeau runs through the nuts and bolts of Isa and pension investment.

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