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Savings for Child's Future

Do you know how much it costs for you child to start their independent life?

  • On average, university students spend €541 per month on living expenses.
  • More than half of students rely on financial support from their parents or other relatives.
  • 40% of students have experienced shortage of money.

For your child’s better future, start saving today.

Research “Financial Behaviour of Estonian Students” was conducted by the market research company Spinter Research in August 2020.

Minimum contract period should be 5 years. Add single payment  You can always contribute with separate single payments, e. g. by transferring some savings into College fund+ at the start of the agreement. Remove single payment  You can always contribute with separate single payments, e. g. by transferring some savings into College fund+ at the start of the agreement.

Check your predicted investment return calculation by clicking on each of the different market scenarios

All values generated by this calculator are not guaranteed and only serve as an illustrative example generated based on the values entered into the calculator. We would like to draw your attention to the fact that the value of the contract's underlying assets may increase or decrease during the contract lifetime and also the value of the reserve may accordingly increase or decrease in line with the value of the contract's underlying assets.

The calculator uses indicators and calculating logic (planned amount of insurance payment, length of collection period, expected yield and its scenarios) that differ significantly from the requirements set for main information of combined retail and insurance-based investment products. In making a choice regarding an insurance product please review the results of the forecasts set out in the yield scenario table under ‘What are the risks and what could I get in return?’ in the Key Information document.

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Schedule of payment and fees

All values generated by this calculator are not guaranteed and only serve as an illustrative example generated based on the values entered into the calculator. College fund+ is a unit-linked life insurance service which means that the savings reserve depends on the value of its underlying assets, which in turn can either increase or decrease over time.
In case if the return on investment is negative upon expiry of the agreement, you will receive the guaranteed amount, i.e. the sum of your payments less the agreement fee. Prior to entry into the contract, please examine the key information document, the terms and conditions of the contract and the price list at the homepage www.swedbank.ee. The service provider is Swedbank Life Insurance SE.

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Contract year Total amount of payments Risk fee Risk fee is the fee for insurance protection - insurer's promise to proceed saving instead of you, in case of your death. It depends directly on agreed monthly premium amount which is calculated according to price list. Other fees Management fee is used for management of your contract's life cycle investment portfolio and guarantee fee to protect your contract against negative investment results. It is calculated according to price list. Estimated amount of savings The estimated (prognosed) value of savings at the end of the year, calculated with estimated interest rates and payments you have defined above.
Actual value of saving depends on actual investment performance of assets. Investment performance is not guaranteed as it depends on underlying assets earnings from financial markets during contract period. It is shown already net of contract fees.

All values generated by this calculator are not guaranteed and only serve as an illustrative example generated based on the values entered into the calculator. College fund+ is a unit-linked life insurance service which means that the savings reserve depends on the value of its underlying assets, which in turn can either increase or decrease over time.
In case if the return on investment is negative upon expiry of the agreement, you will receive the guaranteed amount, i.e. the sum of your payments less the agreement fee. Prior to entry into the contract, please examine the key information document, the terms and conditions of the contract and the price list at the homepage www.swedbank.ee. The service provider is Swedbank Life Insurance SE.

You should think of saving for your child’s future if you wish to make it easier for your child to get a great education or start an independent life.

College fund+ provides the possibility to create meaningful savings for your child by way of regular contributions at a sum that you have selected.

You can earn additional income when your investment grows.

College fund+ is suitable for you if you:

  • are planning on saving money for more than 5 years;
  • wish to save a desired amount by making periodic payments until the child turns 18 to 21 years old;
  • are the child's mother, father or other close person – e.g. godparent, aunt or uncle, and you are up to 55 years old.

College fund+ is a good saving solution:

  • you can start saving money for child and we will take care of the investments;
  • investment strategy to earn and to protect;

    At the beginning of the agreement investments are more active, to give possibility to earn more.

    Then, according to time remaining until the end of the contract, investments automatically will be adjusted to safer ones, providing more security for the accumulated amount.

  • savings are covered by a guaranteed amount at the end of the savings period; This means that, in case if the return on investment is negative upon expiry of the agreement, you will receive the guaranteed amount, i.e. the sum of your payments less the agreement fee. It is important to note that the guarantee does not apply in case of termination of the agreement prior to the end of the savings period.
  • financial safety for your child - your life will be insured;

    In the event of your death the remaining amount will be paid for you to this contract by Swedbank Life Insurance SE.

    The sum of the remaining payments will be calculated as follows: the monthly insurance payment (maximum EUR 100) multiplied by the number of full months remaining until the end of the term.

  • discount for your child’s good academic performance;
    • If your child's marks are all 'excellent' on their final school report for the year (or even if there’s one 'very good' among them), bring the report to your nearest Swedbank office together with your contract number or e-mail them to us at elukindlustus@swedbank.ee.
    • You'll get 25% off the contract management fee.
    • This discount is valid from the date of submission of the school report until 31 July the following year.
    • Note: Grades for behaviour and diligence are taken into account, too.
  • payments to College fund+ are flexible and you can choose the amount what is suitable for you;
  • additional payments to the College fund+ can also be made by others, for example relatives. Download the gift certificate and see how to make a payment;
  • you can manage and monitor your contract in your internet bank.

We will invest your College fund+ contributions in securities, the choice of which is fixed and changes depending on how far off the maturity date is.

  • At the start of the contract we will invest more in equity funds, which allow us to earn higher returns. The prices of equity fund units may fluctuate considerably and this must be taken into account.
  • As the maturity date draws closer, we will invest more in bond funds, which are less risky than equities and have more stable prices. This allows us to balance out the investment risks with regard to the sum already accrued.

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  • Global equities – asset class is predominantly composed of developed market equity instruments, but also incorporates emerging market equity instruments.
  • Mid-term bonds – asset class is composed of investment grade Eurozone sovereign and global corporate debt instruments issued in EUR (with average maturity up to 10 years).
  • Short-term bonds – asset class is composed of Eurozone sovereign debt instruments issued in EUR (with average maturity up to 3 years).

More about funds and results

  1. Log in the internet bank and calculate what is the monthly amount you would like to contribute.
  2. Check if College Fund+ is suitable for you by filling investment profile questionnaire.
  3. Start concluding College Fund+ agreement.
  4. Verify and confirm the data entered.
  5. Monthly contributions will be made automatically, using the e-invoices solution.

If you have questions about concluding the agreement online, please call us on 613 1606. Our Consultation Centre‘s specialists will be happy to assist and advise you.

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Manage savings contract in your internet bank:

Please visit Swedbank branch or call to Consultation Centre in the following cases:

  • If you want to terminate contract, it can be done at the branches of the bank or via internet bank having previously called the Consultation Centre. Before you do that please take into account, that:

    • If the contract hasn’t been in force for at least 5 years, you will have to pay a fee according to the Price list.
    • If the contract have gain profit then the income tax is automatically withheld.
    • The guaranteed-amount condition will not be valid.
  • Indemnity payout out at the contract maturity. The person for whom the savings were created should submit an application for indemnity pay-out in the internet bank or in any Swedbank branch.

You can also save for child by investing on a securities account

On your own account

When aiming to collect money for college or down payment for child’s first home, it is easiest to use your own accounts or perhaps open a separate securities account.

Open new securities account

On child’s account, as a surprise

As a parent, you can open a securities account even for a newborn child, and make investments so that child doesn’t even know about it, until the age of 18. This opens your child more opportunities when becoming independent.

Open new securities account for child

For you child, with your child

In case you want to teach children savings habits and about investing, you can do it together. Child can see securities and be given rights to make transactions by herself from the age of 7.

Open new securities account for child

Before you start

  1. Child needs to be a customer first. Open an account for child
  2. To start investing, we will open a securities account and an accompanying new current account.
  3. Securities must be bought via the servicing current account.
  4. Both accounts can be seen and used in parent’s internet bank.
  5. Child can be given the rights to see the accounts. Or they may remain hidden.
  6. Starting form age of 7 you can grant rights to the child to make transactions on her own.
  1. Money for buying securities most come from the parent.
  2. Transferring money away from child’s account, is limited by laws
  3. Child’s securities account may be used under the investment account system but this requires full knowledge of the taxation details
  4. Profits from child’s securities account must be declared in tax declaration.
  5. At the age of 18, control over the accounts moves to her, automatically

Easy saver helps your savings grow in small but smart steps, seamlessly.

All investment possibilities can be used to save money for children. Start by opening a securities account!

Life insurance is important if there are people in your life who depend on your income.

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