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

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Money

What are the 7 types of ISA available?

When it comes to saving into an ISA, there has never been so much choice.

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The most commonly used definition is that tax avoidance is legal while evasion is not
Money

Tax avoidance or evasion?

We explain the difference between tax evasion and tax avoidance.

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Over the last couple of decades, final-salary schemes have become increasingly scarce and today very few employers provide them
Money

How do final salary pensions work?

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

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Whether you move to a retirement village or into a residential care home, it will have an impact on the legacy you are able to leave to your family
Money

Can you inherit a retirement village property?

How will buying a retirement village property affect your legacy?

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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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Home & Garden

Home improvements: are you covered?

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

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Money

'Granny flat' stamp duty rise dropped

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

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