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Foresters Friendly Society – Ethical Child Savings Plan

Foresters Friendly Society – Ethical Child Savings Plan

Type: Tax-exempt with-profits savings plan for children

 Aim: Income and growth by investing in the ethical section of the Society’s with-profits fund

Minimum investment: £25 a month, £15 a month for online applications

Minimum-maximum ages: From birth-16

Investment split: 100% in the ethical section of the Foresters Friendly Society with-profits bond

Minimum term: 10 years

Charges: Implicit

Commission: Flat payment of £50

Tel: 0800 954 2474



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