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

An older couple watch Sky Q TV on the television and a tablet
Technology

What is Sky Q: A guide to Sky’s service

Sky TV have launched a new premium service – Sky Q. Here’s our rundown…

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If you don't make your monthly payment on time, you could be hit with a penalty charge
Money

6 costly credit card errors to avoid

Our guide to six credit card mistakes that could cost you dear.

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Although there is a lack of clarity about what exactly will happen in the future, we look at how the immediate aftermath of the Brexit vote could affect the over-50s
Money

What will Brexit mean for the over-50s?

How will pensions, investments and currency be affected by the vote to leave the EU?

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If you are concerned about how much state pension you could be entitled to, you should check now
Money

Thousands face state pension shock

Change in rules mean many will not receive any state pension payments at all.

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Criminals are taking advantage of rising house prices to con people out of thousands of pounds by duping them into buying near-worthless plots of land
Money

What are land banking scams?

Don't get tricked into buying or investing in near-worthless plots of land.

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As far as UK residents are concerned, an offshore investment is simply one which is not based in Britain
Money

What are offshore investments?

Why are they controversial? Are they illegal?

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The TPS offers its service to private individuals free of charge
Money

Beware of calls from TPS scammers

Scammers are pretending to be the TPS to obtain victims' credit card details.

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The scam is convincing as victims are actually speaking to their bank
Money

Don't get caught by this clever phone scam

Scammers are duping victims into calling their bank so they can steal details.

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More than 5 million public-sector employees and a further million in private companies have seen their national insurance bills increase
Money

Have your NI contributions gone up?

Some people have noticed a decrease in their pay due to the abolition of SERPS.

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