Where to get financial advice, who to ask for help

Your Child Trust Fund has been invested for a long time now. It’s important to think carefully about how to spend it, save it or invest it.

Where to get financial advice

Whatever you decide to do with your money it’s a good idea to speak with your parents, guardians or other trusted adults about it.

If you want to look further afield for advice on your options, there are a few free financial advice services that are there to support you.

The Money Advice Service

The Money Advice Service is a government-backed service that provides free, confidential financial advice for anyone who needs it in the UK.

You can talk to them on an internet chat, on WhatsApp, or on a telephone call. Find out more details on their website.

Citizen’s Advice Bureau

Citizen’s Advice Bureau has a slightly broader focus, but it includes providing free, confidential financial advice.

It’s made up of 316 independent charities around the county. You can search the network to find your local branch and to get in touch. Find out more.