Annie Shaw

Annie Shaw

A respected figure in financial journalism, Annie Shaw is a frequent broadcaster on radio and television. Founder of award-winning financial advice website Cashquestions.com, Annie has written the Money Clinic column in Saga Magazine since 2012.

Latest Articles from Annie

A teenager carrying shopping bags
Money

Stop grandchildren frittering a gift

Annie Shaw explains how to give young adults a monetary gift they can’t waste.

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A woman pays with a pre-paid currency card on holiday
Money

Are pre-paid currency cards safe?

Annie Shaw answers a reader’s question about whether pre-paid currency cards are a risk if lost or stolen.

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You need to keep your Will up-to-date to ensure your belongings are given to the correct recipient.
Money

What can I do if a bequest has been given away?

Annie Shaw answers a dilemma about a ring that had already been given away.

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Never give out personal details over the phone
Money

Are PPI calls genuine?

Can you trust companies who cold call about PPI refunds?

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If you don't have much credit history, it can be difficult to borrow money or get a credit card
Money

Can I get a credit card with no credit record?

If you've been living abroad and have no credit history, what can you do?

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Children can save up to £2,880 a year in a pension without having any earnings
Money

Saving in a pension for grandchildren

Annie Shaw answers a question about saving money for grandchildren in a pension.

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If you are thinking about getting married in later life, it's important to sort out your financial affairs first
Money

10 pitfalls of marrying in later life

Annie Shaw looks at how getting married could affect tax, care fees and inheritance.

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Man fishing with his grandson
Money

Giving money, care fees and inheritance tax

Annie Shaw looks at how gifting money can affect tax, care fees and inheritance tax.

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Cleaning brushes and products to represent spring cleaning your ISAs and savings
Money

Spring clean your savings

Annie Shaw's guide to reviewing your savings and ISAs.

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