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

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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An older lady takes a grey gap year to travel and see the world
Money

Is it time to take a grey gap year?

Our guide to the financial issues you need to address before seeing the world.

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Christmas shoppers hit the streets in London on Black Friday
Money

Get ready for Black Friday spending

Our tips to help you prepare for a busy day of shopping.

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The front door to a probate registry, based in a large Georgian building
Money

Find a probate registry

A guide to how to find your nearest Probate Registry and what they do.

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An older woman closely inspecting a will
Money

Changing a will after death

To change a person’s will after their death, you need a ‘deed of variation’. This deed allows a will’s beneficiaries to vary or rearrange their entitlement.

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