Financial planning

Advisers accused of misleading clients

Monday, 07 April 2014 | News

Three quarters of financial advisers fail to provide clients with enough information about the cost of their services, and customers could be misled, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said.

Do I need independent financial advice?

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 | Article

Commission scrapped

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Best pension for children 2014

Friday, 27 December 2013 | Article

If you've got the university fees and house deposit covered, then - as crazy as it sounds - a pension can be a great investment for kids, and they're popular among wealthier grandparents who want to set aside money for kids...

Best Children's Investment Scheme 2014

Friday, 27 December 2013 | Article

For children who aren't eligible for junior ISAs - or those whose parents want more control over their cash - there are children's investment plans that offer access to a variety of trusts at relatively low cost.

Best investment Junior Isa 2014

Friday, 27 December 2013 | Article

Cash is a great way of saving for an Xbox 360 or holiday spending money, but if you've got bigger targets in mind such as university fees or help buying a first home, then you are more likely to achieve those goals with...

Best Youth Account 2014

Friday, 27 December 2013 | Article

Teenagers who are starting to earn - and spend - their own money will start needing more from their savings account.

Best Junior Cash Isa 2014

Friday, 27 December 2013 | Article

Easy access accounts make a great starting point for your children's savings, but if you're worried about them paying tax on their interest, or simply prefer an account that they can't dip in and out of, Junior Isas make a...

Best Children's Savings Account 2014

Friday, 27 December 2013 | Article

All children should have a simple and straightforward savings account that pays a decent rate of interest and offers instant access to their money.

Methodology

Friday, 27 December 2013 | Article

The children's savings accounts, cash junior Isa and youth account categories were judged by Savingschampion.co.uk.

The best children's savings accounts

Friday, 27 December 2013 | Article

Keeping your kids fed, clothed and watered, is expensive enough as it is, without worrying about finding money to save on their behalf too.