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Would you miss £5 a day?

Jun 30th
2016

It’s the 1st of July tomorrow, which leaves 6 months left of 2016. Have you kept to your new years resolution? Many people at the start of the year look to save a little over the coming year for their Child’s future, how are you getting on? Would you miss £5 a day? Getting into Continue reading…

Home improvements funded by one in five Parents

Jun 22nd
2016

Father’s Day on Sunday once again reminded us that the bank of mum and dad is always open no matter how old your children are, with many Parents now going to even further lengths to support their children financially – even once they have moved out. Research by the Post Office Money shows children who Continue reading…

The Bank of Mum and Dad, would be equivalent to a top 10 Mortgage Provider!

May 5th
2016

The ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’, would be equivalent to a top 10 Mortgage Provider! According to research by Legal & General, the Bank of Mum and Dad will help finance a quarter of UK mortgage transactions in 2016. Parents are set to lend their children £5bn to help them on to the property ladder Continue reading…

Keeping our valued clients informed of some changes

Feb 26th
2016

At the Children’s ISA it is important to us that all of our valued clients are informed of any changes. As of today, the 26th February 2016 Avalon Investment Services Ltd who administer our Junior ISA are under new ownership. There has been a change in ownership at Avalon Investment Services Ltd. The company entered Continue reading…

First-time parents’ big spenders!

Sep 3rd
2015

Preparing for your first child is like no other experience in your life, you have no idea as to how much your life is going to change or what you really need to buy as part of the preparation for the new arrival. According to research from life insurance provider Aviva, first-time parents spend £492 Continue reading…

To help with university costs, Parents need to save £82 a month from child’s birth!

Aug 19th
2015

Parents in professional jobs are planning on paying for two-thirds of their children’s university costs but they need to start saving early. Parents in professional jobs would like to ease their child’s student debts by contributing 67% towards their university costs research by Wesleyan found. With the average student leaving university with debts of £40,500 Continue reading…

An affordable way to build a nest egg for a child

Jul 30th
2015

One of the highest priorities for many parents is to provide a child with a good financial start in life. A common misconception when investing for a Child’s future, however, is you need a considerable sum of money to start with. On the contrary, one of the best ways to save is through a regular Continue reading…

Half of young borrowers will need a mortgage lasting into retirement

Jun 24th
2015

The Building Societies Association revealed in a new survey more than half of young borrowers expect they will be saddled with mortgage debts into their retirement. 52% of 24-34 year olds believe they may need a mortgage that lasts into retirement. Over a quarter (27%) of people in this age group also think they may Continue reading…

The importance of saving up for when they grow up!

May 13th
2015

As the Royal Family celebrates the birth of baby Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, The Children’s ISA look at the importance of saving up for when they grow up! It is widely accepted that where possible all new parents should look to build a nest egg for their Child and approach this by investing little and Continue reading…

Saving for University Fees!

Apr 30th
2014

As many parents waited anxiously to hear if their children had got into the Primary school of their choice, spare a thought for those who do aspire to go on to University and the increased University Fees that they now face. A study, written by researchers at the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), assessed the Continue reading…