Columbia Threadneedle Savings

Savings Plans for your investment goals

Building an investment portfolio can help you realise your long-term financial goals. Whether you want a nest egg for retirement, repay a mortgage early, cover university costs for your children, or even travel the world, Columbia Threadneedle have an investment plan that could suit you.

Our Savings Plans make it easy to invest in our range of funds from as little as £25 per month or £100 by lump sum, with no dealing charges for online transactions. You have the flexibility to stop and start contributions when you want. All of our plans allow you to invest into the same funds. All you have to do is decide which of our plans is right for you.

Choose your savings plan

CT General Investment Account (GIA)

A flexible solution for long-term investors, with no annual limits.

CT Individual Savings Account (ISA)

A savings plan with no income tax or capital gains tax paid on any profits.

CT Lifetime Individual Savings Account (LISA)

For those aged 18-39 saving for their first home.

CT Junior Individual Savings Account (JISA)

A tax-efficient head-start for your child’s future.

CT Junior Investment Account (JIA)

Invest in your child’s future, with no annual limits.

CT Child Trust Fund (CTF)

Transfer in your existing CTF - no longer open to new applicants.
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Getting started is easy

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Choose a savings plan

Select the savings plan that's right for you.

Choose your strategy

Choose which of our investment trusts you would like to invest in.

Invest in your future

Decide how much you'd like to invest. Starts from £25 per month or £100 lump sum.

Let's talk about risk

The value of your investments and any income from them can go down as well as up and you may not get back the original amount invested. Tax allowances and the benefits of tax-efficient accounts are subject to change and tax treatment depends upon your individual circumstances. Each Trust has different risk factors. Please see the Key Information Documents (KIDs) for further details on the risks for each trust.

Choose Columbia Threadneedle

There are lots of reasons to choose Columbia Threadneedle, here’s a few:

  • All our saving plans allow you to take advantage of our investment trusts
  • With our investment trusts, you’ll have access to a diversified and professionally run portfolio of shares, no matter how much you invest
  • Our range of trusts give you plenty of choice. You can invest in a specific region or assets like property, equities, bonds and private equity.
  • We can trace our investment roots back to 1868, when F&C Investment Trust, the world’s oldest collective investment fund launched, and have been adding to our offering ever since.
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Explore our investment trusts

Find out all you need to know about our investment trusts. Each of them caters for different aims & has a different approach, giving you an opportunity to diversify your investment portfolio.

Our other investment options

Columbia Threadneedle has a comprehensive range of investment funds catering for a broad range of objectives. Explore our range of OEIC and SICAV funds.
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Want to know more about Investment Trusts?

If you’d like to find out more about investment trusts, the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has lots of useful information. Whether you’re new to investing or looking for advice on what to consider when choosing an investment trust, you’ll find it here.

Manage your investments on
the go

Manage your investments on the go

With our CT UK app you can:

– Make changes to your investment choices
– Add cash to invest later, or withdraw cash
– Make lump sum investments

Search 'CT UK' to download the app

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