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

Over the last couple of decades, final-salary schemes have become increasingly scarce and today very few employers provide them
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How do final salary pensions work?

What's the difference between a final salary pension and a career average pension?

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How to trace old pensions

How you can trace old pensions to ensure you're not missing out.

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Pension statement
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How to access your pension fund

Which types of pension fund can be cashed in and how to do it.

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If your spouse or civil partner dies, you could be entitled to money from the state
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Beareavement Support Payments

A guide to the benefits you might be eligible for if your spouse or partner dies.

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A model of an older couple navigating a maze to represent pensions
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Dispelling pension myths

Giving you the answers to the most commonly asked questions about pensions.

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Before you travel, you should check carefully what fees your debit and credit cards impose
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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 lady approaching retirement carefully chooses an annuity
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5 steps to choosing the right annuity

How do you go about choosing the annuity that’s right for you?

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Woman looking into the distance
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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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What the interest rate rise really means

On 2 August the Bank of England raised interest rates. How will it affect you?

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