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How to help your child prepare for University

Sep 22nd
2015

Now is the time of year that many parents are preparing for their Children to leave the nest, your role as a parent is changing however much you want to stay at their side the truth is you can’t! You have prepared them for living independently and to have all of the skills and qualities Continue reading…

NISA

Jun 18th
2014

A number of people are wondering how the New ISA, which seems to have been christened “NISA”, will affect their savings plan for their children with Junior ISAs. The NISA was a welcome surprise from the Chancellor because adults will be able to keep more of their money out of the taxman’s hands; an additional Continue reading…

The Value of Dad

May 27th
2014

With Father’s Day just around the corner on the 15th June 2014, the value of a parent is a topical subject. Parents don’t expect to get paid for their domestic work, but if they were what would it be worth? What is the true the value of Dad? When considering the value of their family Continue reading…

Junior ISAs Explained

Apr 24th
2013

A Junior ISA (JISA) is this government’s children’s savings scheme and replaces the previous Child Trust Fund (CTF) initiative that was introduced in 2005. Last month’s budget announcement brought welcomed news to the 6 million savers with the now obsolete CTF accounts – the government will consult on the future of CTFs and the possibility Continue reading…

Celebrating our 10,000th Junior ISA application since launch!

Jan 7th
2013

2013 was an exciting milestone for The Children’s ISA – we received our 10,000th application since the beginning of Junior ISA’s back in November 2011. The lucky applicant Mrs Taylor from Bristol received a £50 John Lewis voucher from us to say thank you. If you know anyone who could benefit from a Junior ISA Continue reading…

The Year, New Start for Children’s Savings!

Jan 7th
2013

After the UK economy suffered its First double-dip recession since 1975 we are all hoping for a better start to 2013. Howard Archer, chief UK and European economist at IHS Global Insight, said the 2012 UK growth figures were “absolutely dreadful”. Bank of England Governor Sir Mervyn King welcomed the latest jobs figures which showed Continue reading…

Child Benefit Changes To Be Aware Of!

Jan 7th
2013

Child benefit will be means tested for the first time form Monday January 7th, in an effort to save the Treasury an estimated £1.5 billion in the next year. If you earn more than £50,000 and receive child benefit, the new rules could cost you thousands. Here is a guide to what you can do Continue reading…

Positives on having a Child ISA

Sep 4th
2012

  Saving for children ticks the boxes all round. Parents and grandparents like to build up a nest egg to help with future expenses such as university fees, first car or a deposit on a new home. The key points for the Child ISA are: All children aged under 18 who did not qualify for Continue reading…