Back to Basics: Investing for Children

What is the best way to put money away for your children? We explain junior ISAs, pensions and bare trusts

Kara Gammell 29 March, 2017 | 10:31AM

As housing and education costs continue to rise, investing for your children's long-term future makes financial sense. Start early and you have time on your side – meaning you can play the long game and negate the effects of volatile markets.

But what is the best way to put money away for your children?

Option 1: Junior ISAs

Investing for your children from an early age can be a great way of ensuring they have the funds needed to deal with a couple of key stages in life according to Charlie Musson, spokesman at AJ Bell, the investment platform.

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Kara Gammell

Kara Gammell  is a freelance journalist and author, specialising in personal finance and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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