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 man saves money by car sharing with a happy female passenger
Money

Car-share to cut the cost of motoring

One of the simplest ways to save money is by signing up to a car-share scheme.

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An older couple plan the route of their motorhome holiday to save money
Motoring

8 ways to save on a campervan holiday

How to make your motor home holiday as cost-effective as possible.

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A man fills in the probate forms to apply for probate
Money

Probate forms: PA1, IHT205 and more

Advice on the probate forms you need to complete and where to send them.

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A lightbulb stands next to increasing piles of money to symbolise rising energy costs
Money

Energy prices are on the up

The cheapest energy tariffs have risen for the first time in 2016

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An older couple decide which benefits they're happy to pay for in retirement
Money

Losing employee benefits after retiring

As you approach retirement, find out which employee perks you need to replace.

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An EHIC tucked inside a British passport
Travel Experiences

What cover does the EHIC offer?

We look at what is – and isn’t – covered by the EHIC, and the effects of Brexit.

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Telephone
Money

Haggle on your telecoms to save money

Don't pay over the odds for your phone, broadband or TV services.

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Toy house and calculator to represent mortgages
Money

Should you consider an offset mortgage?

What is an offset mortgage and could it really clear your mortgage balance early?

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Saving pound coins into an emergency fund
Money

Do you have an emergency fund?

Guide to setting up an emergency fund and tips to make saving easy.

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