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1st November 2014 marks 3 years since the Junior ISA was introduced by the government.
JISAs, as they are also known, are today firmly established as a popular way to save or invest for a child resident in the UK who didn’t qualify for a Child Trust Fund.
To mark this special occasion, Scottish Friendly is running a Facebook competition called #SelfieAt3. You could win a set of 6 Gruffalo cuddly toys including the Gruffalo himself as well as other popular characters from Julia Donaldson’s marvellous book series: the mouse, the squirrel, the owl, the fox and the snake.
How to enter the competition
It’s easy to enter – here’s how:
- Just post a picture (or ‘selfie’) of yourself aged 3 (or thereabouts) to the Scottish Friendly Facebook page with the hashtag #SelfieAt3.
- Get five likes for your picture.
- ‘Like’ the Scottish Friendly Facebook page and share our post.
Get five likes for your picture and you will be entered into a prize draw with all other pictures with 5 likes or more. The winner will receive the full set of Gruffalo toys as shown at the top of the page.
The closing date is Friday 31st October. For full details, see our terms and conditions.
What could your child get back from a Junior ISA?
Why not find out how much your child might get back from a Scottish Friendly Junior ISA by using our new interactive projection charts.
It’s impossible to tell you the exact return your child may get in the future but we can give you a rough idea. Remember stock market investments can go down as well as up and you could get back less than you have paid in.
No advice has been provided by Scottish Friendly. If you are in any doubt as to whether a savings or investment plan is suitable for you, you should contact a financial adviser for advice. If you do not have a financial adviser, you can get details of local financial advisers by visiting www.unbiased.co.uk. Advisers may charge for providing such advice and should confirm any cost beforehand.