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Neville James advises on education costs

To coincide with the start of the academic year Neville James fund management is encouraging parents to consider their families education costs as part of their investment planning.

It says by the time a child graduates from university they may have cost £215,000 on education and many students can accumulate debts of over £10,000. It recommends IFAs tell parents about low risk, secure capital growth investment vehicles and says a useful tool when planning for future expenditure is annual capital gains tax allowance.

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