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No sign of recession for kid’s stockings this Christmas Children in the UK are set for a bumper Christmas this year receiving £5 billion[1] of presents, according to research[2] from leading Child Trust Fund provider, The Children’s Mutual. With generous friends and family set to spend 20 per cent[3] more than last year on youngsters, …

What I Want To Be… Child Trust Fund Provider launches webmercial The career aspirations of the UK’s kids have been captured in a webmercial by award winning Child Trust Fund (CTF) provider, The Children’s Mutual. Dressed to reflect the most popular career choices, babies from seven to 11 months are seen acting out different job …

Kitting out a nursery can kick start children’s savings The Children’s Mutual launches www.CTFCashback.co.uk Expectant parents can earn over £200 by kitting out their babies’ nurseries using www.CTFCashback.co.uk, the new online shopping portal from leading Child Trust Fund provider, The Children’s Mutual. Research shows that on average, British parents spend £3,383[1] decorating and furnishing a …

Postal strike need not affect their children’s finances Leading Child Trust Fund provider, The Children’s Mutual, reassures parents that the Royal Mail postal strike need not affect their children’s finances. Historically parents planning to open a Child Trust Fund for their new baby have had to return their child’s CTF voucher (as supplied by HMRC) …

Rise of stay at home dads More fathers choose family life over work Research from leading Child Trust Fund provider, The Children’s Mutual, has identified the rise of stay-at-home Dads. Families across the UK are experiencing a new trend as more dads are choosing to spend time at home looking after the children rather than …

Child Trust Fund will save young adults from sea of debt Leading Child Trust Fund provider The Children’s Mutual comments on George Osborne’s suggestion to limit the Child Trust Fund to the poorest third of families. David White, Chief Executive of The Children’s Mutual, said: “We’re surprised and disappointed by Mr Osborne’s statement today. If …

Child Trust Funds turning the tide of UK savings habits Leading Child Trust Fund provider, The Children’s Mutual comments on today’s figures from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), which show that 4.6 million children now have a Child Trust Fund (CTF). David White, Chief Executive of The Children’s Mutual, said: “We are seeing record numbers …