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Chris Torney


Help To Buy ISA offers £3,000 boost to first-time buyers

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A new government-backed savings programme for struggling first-time buyers appears to be particularly generous. So why has it been subject to criticism?

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Are untaxed drivers getting away with it now paper discs have gone?

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Officials say there has been no spike in drivers trying to evade tax since the disc was phased out. But new rules on car sales are catching some buyers out.

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Colour-in BRIAN the Robot & other fun activities for kids

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Keep your children entertained during the holidays with Confused.com's downloadable BRIAN the Robot colour-in picture.

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Budget 2015: The key points you need to know

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From a freeze in fuel duty to cuts in tax on savings, we round up the highlights of Chancellor George Osborne’s final pre-election Budget.

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Would you share your car with a stranger for cash?

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Fancy saving a bit of money on your regular commute or a long-distance trip? If so, this new wave of lift-sharing services could be right up your street.

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How in-car technology is putting your life at risk

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Texting and emailing at the wheel, and an overreliance on sat navs may be the reasons behind a recent increase in the number of serious road accidents.

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Buying a new car? Get your credit record in shape

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Have you got a damaged credit history? If so it could harm your chances of buying a new car if you’re planning to use a personal loan or dealer finance.

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High-tech thieves fuel new car crime wave

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Keyless entry and ignition systems are being exploited by criminals to steal cars. We explain how to protect yourself against this growing threat.

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Smoking in cars with children to be banned

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Drivers who smoke while carrying passengers under the age of 18 will face a £50 on-the-spot fine from October as a result of legislation passed this week.

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The used car that is being sold at a profit

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Secondhand versions of the new Porsche Macan are being sold at a sizeable profit as demand hugely outstrips supply. But will this anomaly last?

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Chris Torney

Chris Torney

Chris is the former personal finance editor at the Daily Express. He's been a journalist for more than 10 years and contributes to a wide range of finance and business titles.Read more from Chris



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