Chris Wheal is an award-winning finance and business journalist with more than 30 years experience.
He has edited, news-edited and feature-edited both of the UK's biggest specialist insurance papers, Insurance Times and Post Magazine, as well as running several financial websites covering everything from personal finance to cryptocurrency trading. He has won, or been highly commended several times in the British Insurance Brokers' Association journalism awards, most recently in 2018 when he was highly commended in the online journalism category for an article about high net worth insurance. .
"Your money and welfare is too important to be left to so-called 'professionals'. The more you know about your finances and the better you understand how the products and financial services firms work, the more chance you have of getting the best deal that suits you."