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

As you get older, the type of life insurance cover you need may change
Money

Life insurance for the over-50s

Do you need a different type of life insurance cover as you get older?

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Life insurance can ensure your relatives have enough money to pay any inheritance tax bills that may be liable upon your death
Money

Using life insurance to pay inheritance tax

Could life insurance help your family pay off the inheritance tax on your estate?

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Before you travel, you should check carefully what fees your debit and credit cards impose
Money

Holiday spending: Credit vs debit card?

Is it cheaper to use a credit card or debit card when you are away on holiday?

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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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