Archive for August, 2011

IFA firm to launch Junior Isa specialist

Aug 26th

A Manchester-based IFA firm has teamed up with several fund providers to create a company that will offer Junior Isas with a wide range of investment options. David Dawson, director of Cottons Financial Planning, said the firm will work with Avalon Investment Services and launch The Children’s Isa in October. The Children’s Isa will be Continue reading…

The Children’s ISA urges parents to save for their childrens University education

Aug 22nd

The Children’s ISA, which is Junior ISA, has embarked on a national campaign to educate parents to open accounts from November 1, so that the next generation of children aren’t excluded from university because of high fees, especially given that some institutions will soon charge as much as £9,000 per year. The Treasury’s recent announcement, Continue reading…

The Children’s ISA welcomes increase in Junior ISA tax allowance

Aug 15th

THE Manchester based Children’s ISA has welcomed the announcement by the Treasury that the limit of annual investment into the Junior ISA has been raised from £3,000 to £3,600. The new tax free savings scheme for children will be available for parents to open from 1 November 2011. David Dawson, savings director, the Children’s ISA Continue reading…

Avalon and Cottons link up for Children’s ISA service

Aug 5th

Avalon Investments and Cottons Financial Planning are to offer an execution-only children’s Isa service for parents. The Children’s Isa is set to launch in November this year and the firms are setting up a portfolio of investment products to help parents. The Isas are available for anyone under the age of 18 and allow up Continue reading…