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Why invest with Forester Life?

At Foresters Financial, we have been providing financial support to families for 140 years. We look after over a million child savings accounts in the Uk, be it Child Trust Funds (CTFs) or Junior ISAs. By taking out one of our children's savings Plans, your child will be joining over a million children in the UK who hold an account with us.

You may not know what they want to be now and no one can predict the future. However, a lump sum may open up more choices and opportunities when your child reaches age 18.

Single and monthly contributions can be made to a Junior ISA and a CTF by both family and friends. You can start saving from as little as £10 a month and up to £4,128 this tax year (Junior ISA) or from birthday to birthday (CTF).

The value of your investment can fall as well as rise, and as with all stock market investments, you may get back less than paid in.

Open a Junior ISA

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Our Junior ISA is designed to be a straightforward and flexible way to invest for your child’s future. Not only do we offer you our experience, financial strength and reliability, we also offer the expertise of Schroders – one of the largest investment firms in Europe, with over 200 years’ experience of the investment market.

The value of your investment can fall as well as rise, and as with all stock market investments you may get back less than paid in. Inflation could reduce what you can buy in the future.

Whether you want to transfer your Child Trust Fund or Junior ISA to us, we could be the right choice for your child’s savings.

Learn more about our Junior ISA

Find out about Child Trust Funds

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If your child was born between 1st September 2002 and 2nd January 2011 and eligible for Child Benefit, you should have received a Child Trust Fund (CTF) voucher from the Government.

Currently you, your family and your friends can top up a CTF by up to £4,128 a year (birthday to birthday) in total. This will allow you to build up a healthy lump sum for your child. 

New CTFs are no longer available, however we are committed to giving your child a head start in life in their CTF investment. You, family and friends can contribute up to £4,128 a year (birthday to birthday).

The value of your investment can fall as well as rise, and as with all stock market investments you may get back less than paid in. Inflation could reduce what you can buy in the future.

Learn more about our Child Trust Fund

Transfer your child's savings to us

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Whether you want to transfer your Child Trust Fund (CTF) to our Junior ISA, your CTF to our CTF, or your Junior ISA to our Junior ISA, our child savings accounts can be an ideal place to help you build up a lump sum for your child.

From 6th April 2015, those with a CTF may transfer to a Junior ISA, should they wish to. This gives greater choice for families for how they invest their savings for children.

When you transfer your child’s savings to us, not only do you receive the benefit of our experience, financial strength and reliability you will also receive the expertise of Schroders – one of the largest investment firms in Europe, with over 200 years’ experience of the investment market.

We are happy to accept transfers from CTFs or Junior ISAs, no matter what the value, and we will not charge you for this.

Transfer your Child Savings to us

Top up or gift to a child savings plan

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You can now do business with us in the way that suits you; online, over the phone, by post or with a Forester Life Financial Adviser. Whether you want to set up a direct debit, increase a direct debit or make a one off payment by debit card, cheque, or bank transfer - you decide the best way for you to do business with us at your convenience.

Online - If you have taken out your Child Trust Fund or Junior ISA online or were sent an activation code to set up your online account then simply log in to you My Plans account and you will be able to top up your child’s account.

Financial Adviser - If you would like to gift to a child’s account via a Financial Adviser please call 0333 600 0333 or request a visit

By Phone - Contact Customers Services on 0333 600 0333.  Lines are open 8.30am to 5.00pm weekdays

By Post - Please download, complete and return the gift form for Child Trust Fund or Junior ISA

Top up or gift online now

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