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Investing in your child's future

At Foresters Financial we understand how important it is to save for your child’s future and look after the savings needs of over one million children in the UK.

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

Offering you choice in how you gift

Whether your child has one of our Child Trust Funds (CTF) or our Junior ISAs, we offer a range of ways in which you can do business with us. So whether you want to contribute online, by phone, with one of our Financial Advisers or even by post, you can do business with us in a way that suits you.

A flexible way to save

Our children’s savings offer an easy and flexible way to save for your child. You can set up a Direct Debit from as little as £10 a month or make one-off payments by debit card, standing order, or cheque.

View our child savings products

Family and friends can add too

As long as the joint contributions don't exceed the year contribution limit of £4,260 (birthday to birthday for CTFs and tax year for Junior ISAs) then anyone can contribute into your child’s account – it makes a great gift for a special occasion such as a birthday. Anyone adding into an account can also set up an online account so they can manage the amounts they contribute and also save their details making it easier to make a gift. All gifts into your child’s Plan belong to the child and cannot be withdrawn until they reach age 18. 

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.

Top up or gift a child savings plan



Gifting online

Anyone can contribute to a child's Plan, be it family or friends, as long as the total contributions do not exceed £4,260 in a year (birthday to birthday for CTFs and tax year for Junior ISAs). You can do this online by logging into your My Plans account.  

Log in and add money to the Plan

If you are the Registered Contact and have not set up an online My Plans account, you can view the Plan online, see the fund performance and view your documents.

Activate your My Plans account

Are you a family member or friend and want to set up a gifter's My Plans account? Make a quick and easy contribution to a child's Plan and at the end you can set up a My Plans gifter account

By phone

Junior ISA Dad

By Phone

Our UK based Customer Services are just a phone call away. So whether you want to make a one-off payment, set up, or amend a direct debit, they are on hand to help and answer any questions you may have

Customer Services:

0333 600 0333

Lines are open 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday.

By post

Growing up bond

By Post

If you would like to top up by post, simply complete the appropriate form and return it to us at the Freepost address below – no stamp is required.

Forester Life
2 Cromwell Avenue


Child Trust Fund Contribution form

Junior ISA Contribution form


Financial Adviser

The Childrens Mutual

Financial Adviser

We offer a home-based personal financial planning service to help you meet your family’s current and future needs.

So, if you’d like to top up your child’s account with one of our Financial Advisers and would like to discuss your wider financial requirements then it’s easy to arrange a visit.

To arrange a visit you can either visit call 0333 600 0333 or or complete the online request on the link below

Request a Financial Adviser visit

How do I update my details?

So that we can keep you up to date with the changes to your account(s) held with The Children’s Mutual please let us know if any of your details have changed, like your home or email address.

To update any details please call 0333 600 0333. Lines are open 8:30am – 5pm Monday to Friday.

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