Investing for kids
A head start for your kids with InvestSMART
Investing for your kids is a great way to set them up for financial success. It’s never too late (or too early) to teach your kids about money. InvestSMART makes investing for kids easy and accessible.
How to invest for your kids
Here are some easy ways to invest for your children
Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)ETFs let you invest in a huge range of companies in one transaction. You can own hundreds of Australian shares, international shares, bonds and more. They’re a great low cost option to create a diversified portfolio.Learn more about ETFs
InvestSMART portfoliosOur investment portfolios are diversified across 5 different ETFs. You get access to the investment returns of hundreds of the best Australian and global companies. We manage everything for you, taking the hassle out of doing it yourself.Download our investor guide
FundlaterInvest $4,000 and get a $10,000 investment portfolio. We loan you $6,000 (no margin calls) and you pay us back over 20 months. Fundlater helps you take advantage of compound returns and encourages you to focus on long-term investing.Learn more about Fundlater
Choose from our 5 professionally managed ETF portfolios ranging from conservative to high growth. A diversified portfolio has the potential for both long term growth and income.
Invest in the best companies across the globe as well as property, infrastructure and bonds. This diversified ETF portfolio aims for long-term capital growth with greater exposure to shares. Good for kids as they have time to ride out the highs and lows of investment markets. Investment timeframe: 7 + years
Similar to the high growth portfolio but with more defensive assets such as bonds to buffer your investments against dips. This diversified portfolio of ETFs aims for long-term capital growth. You need a higher risk tolerance. Good for kids’ portfolios as they have time to ride out market volatility. Investment timeframe 5+ years.
Invest in the world's best companies but on your ethical terms. This diversified portfolio of ETFs aims for long-term capital growth from companies that meet environmental, societal and governance filters. A good option for kids’ portfolios as they have time to ride out market volatility. Investment timeframe 5+ years.
Invest in your kids education
Kids education savings calculator
Education is the best investment. Use InvestSMART's calculator to see how much you need to invest to help fund your child's education.
InvestSMART portfolio planner
Start investing for you child in 3 easy steps
Simply tell us how long you plan to invest, your goals, savings and other investments. We’ll recommend a suitable investment portfolio for you.