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

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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Garden hose with a sprinkler
Money

How to save money on your water bills

Simple steps to reduce the amount of water you use and save money on your bills.

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Piles of cash and a calculator
Money

Don’t lose track of your hard-earned cash

Could you have money sitting in an old and forgotten account?

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Light bulbs and plants to represent energy efficiency and environmental protection
Money

Make savings on your fuel bills

Save money by giving your home an energy efficient once-over.

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Broken heart to represent divorce
Money

How to split your finances in a divorce

A guide to the things you need to consider when dividing your assets.

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Sandy feet on a beach
Travel Experiences

Why do you have to pay single supplements?

What are single supplements? Why do travel companies charge them? Are they fair?

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Sandals next to a swimming pool to represent a resort holiday
Money

6 holiday booking scams to avoid

Don't get ripped off by fake airline tickets, timeshare schemes or travel scams.

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Pile of pound coins
Money

How to boost savings returns

Five things you can do to make your savings work harder and get better returns.

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