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

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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Piles of bills and debts
Money

What happens to debt when someone dies?

If you die owing money, do your debts die with you?

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Dictionary definition of law
Money

Can you remove an executor?

What happens if you feel an executor isn’t performing their role properly?

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Carer supporting their employer
Money

Employing a carer

What you need to know about tax, insurance and your legal responsibilities.

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Woman hugging her elderly mother
Money

What are third-party top-ups?

When could you be asked to contribute towards care fees?

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Passports, travel tickets, maps, credit cards and travel apps
Money

Avoid travel website scams

Don't get caught out by a fake or dubious travel website.

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Digital padlock to represent online security
Money

7 ways criminals get your information

Don't make it easy for a scammer to target you.

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Definition of fraud in the dictionary
Money

How to avoid a pension review scam

Don't get caught out by criminals trying to get to your pension pot.

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Person responding to a phone scam by texting their account details to a criminal pretending to be their bank
Money

Avoid getting caught by a phone scam

Guide to the latest phone scams, with tips to avoid becoming a victim.

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