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All news stories featuring 'Child Trust Funds'

Teens can save up to £19,000 tax-free thanks to ISA loophole

1 July 2014

16 and 17-year-olds can save up to £19,000 tax-free this year under today's ISA revamp

ISAs become bigger tax-free NISAs today – so what's changed?

1 July 2014

ISAs transform into NISAs today, meaning everyone can now save £15,000 tax-free in cash or shares savings

Victory! Child Trust Funds can be moved into Junior Isas from 2015

23 December 2013

Six million children will benefit as Child Trust Funds can be switched into junior Isas, the Government announces

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Older News Stories

14 May 2013

Child Trust Funds could soon be switched to junior Isas

The Government has launched a consultation on whether to allow transfers from a Child Trust Fund into a junior Isa

20 March 2013

Budget 2013: Government mulls merging Child Trust Funds with junior ISAs

The Government says it will consult on the options for transferring savings held in CTFs into junior Isas

22 March 2012

Government dashes child trust fund/junior Isa merger hopes

Parents won't be able to switch their kids' child trust funds to junior Isas, potentially leaving them on dire rates

11 November 2011

Hope for child trust fund holders who want 'better' junior Isas

The Government will consider allowing child trust fund holders to convert their money into a junior Isa in future

17 October 2011

Child trust fund warning as vouchers set to expire

The last set of vouchers will be automatically invested in potentially poor-paying accounts unless parents act soon

31 March 2011

Junior Isa plans unveiled

The Government has unveiled proposals for a tax-efficient junior Isa for kids to save up to £3,000 a year

26 October 2010

Junior Isas to launch for children

The tax-free accounts will offer parents a way to save for kids from autumn 2011, following the end of Child Trust Funds

24 May 2010

Act fast to grab top child trust fund savings deals

Parents risk their cash lumbering in miserly accounts after the Government's decision today to close the scheme

24 May 2010

Child trust fund payments axed

The Government will stop offering cash to children in a CTF as part of the £6.2 billion of savings announced today

12 May 2010

Massive changes for your pocket: coalition government tax plans revealed

The Tories and Lib Dems say they will tackle the £163bn budget deficit through spending cuts rather than tax rises

4 November 2009

Quarter of parents ignorant of child trust funds

The Government has announced millions of parents fail to choose the destiny of cash handouts for their kids

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