Giving the gift of investing

When cash rates are low, what is your best option to save for your child? We compare a traditional savings account with a share portfolio and discuss trusts as an additional option. – Giving the gift of investing.

Three steps to your kids’ financial success

We all want to give our children a head start in life. This three-step article will help you to instil sound financial habits in your children by setting the foundations of good money management and savings now. – Three steps to your kid’s financial success.

A different way to help the grandkids

Many grandparents want to give their grandchildren a head start in life, and a common way to do so is to help by paying some (or all) of their school fees. This can, of course, simply be done by making a contribution at the time the fees are payable. However, it’s not unusual for grandparents to plan ahead by setting funds aside in a specific account. That is one option, but there might be a better one.