Which? Money weekly podcast, 29 April 2009

  • 80% of child trust funds are now worth less
  • We reveal those accounts that provide the best return
  • Getting your cash back when things go bad

In this week's podcast: 80% of child trust funds are worth LESS than when they were launched

Child trust funds are basically free money from the government for your children's future but Which? has found since most CTF vouchers were invested in stocks and shares stakeholder accounts, they're worth less than those that were invested in cash accounts. Plus we reveal the cash accounts that have given the best returns.

Plus with so many famous high street names going belly up, would you know your refund rights if a company went bust without giving you what you've paid for? We explain how the way you pay can give you more chance of getting your money back.

Listen to Which? Money weekly podcast from April 29th 2009

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