EQ Guide: Investing for Children

Children today are facing a perfect storm of financial adversity as a result of sky high property prices, steep higher education costs and likely lower investment returns.

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Guide Contents

This guide outlines the main options available. It also covers choosing the right investment strategy and includes a number of case studies for parents and grandparents.

  • Junior ISAs
  • Investing in your own name
  • Bare trusts
  • Bequeathing your pension
  • Junior SIPPs
  • National Savings & Investments
  • Offshore Investment Bonds
  • Investing in property
  • Discretionary trusts

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10 Tips for Investing a Windfall
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Coming into money isn’t something that happens often. Before you commit yourself to spending, investing, giving gifts or even giving up your job, here are some tips on how to make your windfall work for you in the long run.

Financial Planning Services
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EQ is a Chartered Financial Planning firm able to offer a wide range of services to private clients including tax optimisation, retirement income planning and estate planning.

Final Salary Pension Transfers
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The April 2015 Budget saw the most radical changes to the pensions landscape for a generation, but the new flexibility on offer is only available to personal pension holders. Members of final salary schemes can only access the new rules by transferring to a personal pension.

Saving Inheritance Tax
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This guide explains how planning ahead of time can provide for – and in most cases reduce – the amount of tax that is ultimately due on your estate.