Investor Views: "If my Fund Manager Doesn’t Deliver, I Don’t Pay"

Private investor Bella Bryant-Evans tells Morningstar why she’s considering switching her two Child Trust Funds into Junior ISAs

Emma Simon 10 February, 2016 | 2:29PM

Bella Briant-Evans is hoping to build a decent nest-egg for each of her three children. The eldest two qualified for a Child Trust Fund, but her youngest son Hugo, who is almost one, didn’t get for the £250 voucher from the government that his siblings had to invest.

Briant-Evans says: “We wanted to give him the same financial start that his brother and sister had. So we’ve opened a Junior ISA on his behalf.”

However, she says she is now considering switching the older Child Trust Funds into JISAs too. “We have found it much easier to manage this new account, and the fund management team seems to have a better track record,” she said.

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Emma Simon

Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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