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

Roulette wheel to represent gambling and risk
Money

Understanding investment risk

How risky are the different types of investment?

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Hand protecting a shoot springing from a pile of money to represent protecting your investments
Money

How to switch investment providers

Guide to transferring investments and ISAs.

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Smiling mature couple looking ahead to a secure retirement
Money

5 ways to invest tax efficiently

Pay less tax on your savings with these tax efficient investments.

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Paper aeroplanes made of bank notes to represent wasting your money or throwing it away
Money

Need to get on top of your finances?

Seven warning signs that you need to take action with your money!

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Toy house made out of wood
Money

Changes to mortgage rules for over-50s

Is the mortgage market about to get easier for older borrowers?

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Couple working out their inheritance tax bill
Money

Paying inheritance tax

When is it due? How do you pay it?

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Book full of jargon and technical terms
Money

Investment jargon buster

Baffled by investments? What do the commonly used terms mean?

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Keyboard with a padlock key to represent paying securely online
Money

How to pay securely for shopping online

Tips to help you avoid scams and card fraud when shopping online.

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Funeral flowers
Money

Planning and paying for your funeral

What schemes and products are available to help you fund your funeral?

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