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Looking after a CTF

Helping you give your child a financial boost for when they reach adulthood. Information about all of our Child Trust Funds can be found here.

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Foresters look after over 1 million children savings plans

We look after over 1.5 million children's savings Plans

 

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Help give them a head start

A Child Trust Fund is a long-term savings account for children who were born between 1st September 2002 and 2nd January 2011. New accounts cannot be opened, however you can transfer your child’s Child Trust Fund to a Forester Life Child Trust Fund, and you can continue to contribute to your child’s Child Trust Fund that is held with Foresters Financial.

Start saving from as little as £10 up to £9,000 a year (running birthday to birthday), making the Child Trust Fund an ideal way to save for your child’s future.

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Transfer to our Child Trust Fund

Start saving from as little as £10 in a professionally managed fund and help open up a range of opportunities for when your child reaches age 18. 

If your child has a Child Trust Fund and you would like to transfer it to us please read the important documents and complete the CTF Transfer form. Once the Plan is set up you will be able to activate your online MyPlans account

Important documents

   Child Trust Fund Brochure

   Child Trust Fund Key Information Document

   Child Trust Fund Terms and Conditions

   Child Trust Fund Transfer form

We offer a home-based personal financial planning service where one of our Financial Advisers can discuss your options at your convenience. As they are paid directly there is no charge for the advice given. Request a visit >

Manage the Plan online

You can view your child's Child Trust Fund online by simply activating your MyPlans account. With MyPlans you can make payments online, view your Plan value, see the fund performance, investment information and contact your Financial Adviser. Family and friends can also set up their own Gifters MyPlans account after making a contribution. 

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Our Child Trust Fund Important Documents

 

Child Trust Fund Extra

Important documents

   Child Trust Fund Extra Brochure

   Child Trust Fund Extra Terms and Conditions 

Find out more about the Child Trust Fund Extra Lifestyling Rules

 

Child Trust Fund - Stakeholder Options

Important documents

   Child Trust Fund - Stakeholder Options Brochure

   Child Trust Fund - Stakeholder Options Terms and Conditions

Find out more about the Child Trust Fund - Stakeholder Options Lifestyling Rules

 

Child Trust Fund - Options

Important documents

   Child Trust Fund - Options Brochure

   Child Trust Fund - Options Terms and Conditions

 

Child Trust Fund - Shariah

Important documents

   Child Trust Fund - Shariah Brochure

   Child Trust Fund - Shariah Terms and Conditions 

 

Child Trust Fund

Important documents

   Child Trust Fund Brochure

   Child Trust Fund Key Information Document

   Child Trust Fund Terms and Conditions 

Tax treatment depends on individual circumstances and may be subject to change in the future. As with all stock market investments the value of your child’s Child Trust Fund can fall as well as rise and you may get back less than has been paid in. Gifts cannot be reclaimed and combined amounts cannot exceed the contribution limit of £9,000 running from birthday to birthday.

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