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

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A guide to Help To Buy ISAs

Could they help your children get onto the property ladder?

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Do you have adequate contents insurance?

Tips for ensuring you have adequate contents insurance.

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Who to inform when someone dies

A list of organisations and companies you need to notify when someone dies.

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The risks of giving gift vouchers

Expiry dates and shops going bust can make buying gift vouchers risky.

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Guide to switching pension providers

Avoid the pitfalls with our tips for transferring your pension.

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6 reasons to switch your pension now

Are you considering transferring your pension to another scheme or provider?

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How to review your pensions

Are your pension savings and investments performing well?

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Understanding the basics of investment

Things you need to know before you invest.

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What are the different investments?

Don't know the difference between an EFT and a tracker fund? Use our guide.

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