Esther Shaw

Esther Shaw

Previously Deputy Money Editor at the Independent and Independent on Sunday, and Money Editor at the Sunday Express, Esther is now freelance, and writes for the Observer, Telegraph, Mirror Online, Sun on Sunday, Moneywise and Good Housekeeping.


Latest Articles from Esther

British pound coins in a nest to represent saving in a LISA
Money

What is a LISA?

The much-hyped Lifetime ISA launched on April 6, 2017 - but what is it?

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A man leaves his home to go travelling - hopefully he has the correct home insurance in place
Money

Can travelling invalidate home insurance?

I’m going on holiday for a few weeks – will it affect my home insurance?

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An older couple in a restaurant on holiday pay their bill using Dynamic Currency Conversion
Money

Watch out for the dynamic currency conversion trap

If you’re not asked to pay in the local currency when holidaying, think twice!

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A piggy bank and a model house to represent a mortgage
Money

Give your mortgage a makeover

Review your mortgage borrowing and you could save money.

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A pen rests on a Will
Money

Give your Will the once-over

A Will needs to be kept updated; if not, there is a risk it won’t be valid.

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A picture of a broken heart on a computer keyboard to represent a romance dating scam
Money

Don’t fall victim to romance fraud

Online dating scams are on the rise – find out how you can stay safe.

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A post-it note reminder to buy travel insurance for a holiday
Money

When to arrange travel insurance

Do you arrange travel insurance at the same time as booking your holiday?

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An older couple realise they have been duped by rental fraud
Money

Watch out for rental fraud

Bogus landlords are tricking tenants into handing over deposits for fake homes.

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An older man wonders if something on his Facebook feed is a scam
Money

Don’t get stung by a social media scam

Be careful if you see anyone offering ‘something for nothing’ on social media.

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