Investments  

Investing for children

    CPD
    Approx.40min

    Having a child is costly enough, but setting up a child with enough money to accommodate ever-increasing obstacles is another matter altogether. Data from Legal & General in its ‘Value of a Parent’ report this year set the cost of raising a child from birth to the age of 18 at £154,440, but this ‘day to day’ figure does not include university education, weddings or a deposit on a first home – expenditures that many parents take on for their child.

    The content you are trying to access is only available to users with an FTAdviser.com subscription

    Subscribe to FTAdviser now for:

    - Full access to articles written by the Money Management team

    - No limit to the number of articles you can read every month

    - The ability to use Money Management's uniquely prepared fund statistics - on the web, or by downloading a pdf

    Unlock unlimited articles
    Subscribe