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Investing for children: Your questions

Julie Hedge, Phillip Pearson and Mike Warburton
BBC Radio 4's Money Box Live
Monday, 22 December 2008,
at 1502 GMT
On Radio 4 and Online

On Monday's Money Box Live, Paul Lewis took your questions about saving and investing for children and put them to a panel of experts.

It is the time of year when parents and grandparents may be thinking of making financial gifts to children.

You may be wondering which cash accounts are paying the best rate of interest.

Or looking for advice about the best way to start a regular savings plan.

Perhaps you are struggling to decide where to invest the money from child trust fund vouchers.

Or would you like to know the most tax-efficient way of putting money aside for children?

Are there tax implications if you want to gift a lump sum?

And what happens when a child becomes 16?

Whatever your question, Paul Lewis and experts were here to offer advice.

He was joined by:

• Julie Hedge, independent financial adviser, Conforto
• Philip Pearson of P & P Investment
• Mike Warburton, tax partner, Grant Thornton

Presenter: Paul Lewis
Producer: Diane Richardson

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