If lending money to your children there are a number of considerations, not least ensuring that you don't fall out over money.
Statistics suggest that around a quarter of all mortgages are now partially funded by the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’. But have you ever thought about whether you should charge your offspring interest when they pay the loan back? It’s a consideration that’s likely to make many parents feel like Dickens’ famous festive miser, Ebeneezer Scrooge. However, there are arguments to be made for adding on interest which might help to prevent you from donning a Victorian style top hat and uttering ‘Bah, humbug!’