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Whatever you're investing for, whether it is for that dream home in the sun or simply putting the kids through university, you want your money to earn the best return possible. But with so many savings and investment options around, it can be difficult to know what's right for you.
Finding the best place for your money depends on how much risk you're willing to take, how long you want to invest for and how often you need access to your money. So, taking the time now to decide what you really want from your money and understanding the different options available could help make your money go further in the future.
You can’t predict the future for your kids, but one thing is certain, the right financial support could help to open doors and give them options. Fromwatching proudly as they graduate, to helping them with their first home – the first step to making it happen is ensuring you’re prepared for the future.That’s where a financial planning meeting could help. Through our relationship with Legal & General, we offer a financial advice service that can show you how to save for the future and help your money work harder.
Source: Total figure based on a 5 year* medical course.
To become a Doctor your child will need good results in their GCSEs as well as their A-Levels for entry into medical school. They then usually undertake a 2 year foundation programme before choosing their specialism.† Typical graduate salary: £29,132*
Source: Total figure based on a 4 year* Masters course in Engineering.
To become an Engineer your child should pursue A-Levels in Physics and Maths. Your child will also require a degree in Engineering from university.† Typical graduate salary: £23,667*
Source: Total figure based on a standard 3 year* degree.
To become a Teacher requires GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above. Students can then take a Bachelor of Education or, if they already have a degree, complete a Postgraduate Certification of Education (PGCE).†Typical graduate salary: £21,144*
*Total length of course and typical graduate salaries confirmed by thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk as of October 2013. All figures includes the maximum maintenance grant which indicates an average contribution towards the cost of living at university. The fees are based on average 2013/14 costs in England, published at www.offa.org.uk, actual course fees may vary widely. These figures does not take into account accommodation costs. † Grades are based on typical entry requirements and will vary depending on university chosen.
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