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Forgotten Child Trust Funds – is there £2,000 waiting for your child?

Unclaimed Child Trust Funds total £1.7 billion and there might be one with your child’s name on it. Here we look at where the money is and how you can find it.

Important information - This article isn’t personal advice. If you’re not sure whether an investment is right for you please seek advice. If you choose to invest the value of your investment will rise and fall, so you could get back less than you put in.

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Written by
Laura Burridge
Laura Burridge
Client Initiatives and Trading Lead

Laura specialises in all things financial planning with over 6 years' experience. She covers a wide range of topics, including top tips for inheritance tax planning, retirement and growing wealth.

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Published: 25th August 2023