Chris Torney

Chris Torney

Specialising in business and personal finance, Chris was most recently the personal finance editor on the Daily Express. He now works as a freelance writer for a wide range of business and finance publications.


Latest Articles from Chris

Exit charges often help to keep the service charges affordable for current residents
Money

The costs of living in a retirement village

An explanation of some of the service and exit charges you might have to pay.

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The social side of village life is extremely important, and there are a wide range of events and groups to cater for all interests
Money

10 reasons to choose a retirement village

Ten compelling reasons to consider buying a retirement village property.

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When considering care, it's important to anticipate how your needs will change in the future
Money

Things to consider when choosing care

If you need some assistance with your day-to-day life, what are your options?

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Ladder, paint and decorating tools
Money

Home improvements: are you covered?

Making home improvements without telling your insurer could invalidate your cover.

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Piles of money
Money

'Granny flat' stamp duty rise dropped

Stamp duty increase on second homes will no longer apply to 'granny annexes'.

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Lava Brightsounds Bluetooth Speaker
Technology

5 best Bluetooth speakers

Listen to music on the move with our guide to the best speakers for all budgets.

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Woman looking into the distance
Money

What is a pension and how do they work?

Simple guide to how pensions work and the different types of pension available.

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Women looking at their pension statements
Money

A solution to the state pension age issue?

Could allowing women to access a reduced state pension early be the answer?

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Chancellor George Osborne
Money

Budget 2016: Winners and losers

Who stands to gain the most from this year’s speech – and who will be hit hardest?

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