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 woman looks concerned by the phone call she has received
Money

How to deal with charity cold callers

Tips to help avoid being put under pressure to donate.

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Beach
Money

Avoid these 6 holiday scams

Don't get caught out by criminals on your holiday this summer.

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Woman using laptop while on holiday at the beach
Money

Don’t advertise your home to burglars

Beware sharing too much information about your holidays on social media.

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Paper chain
Money

The pros and cons of DIY Wills

A guide to the potential pitfalls of off-the-shelf and online Wills.

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Mature student sitting at a computer in the university library
Money

Can you afford to be a mature student?

Guide to the financial support and loans available to mature students.

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Money

Could you claim attendance allowance?

What is attendance allowance? Who is entitled to it? How do you claim it?

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Mature couple with their children and grandchildren
Money

Signing property over to your children

The costs and considerations of giving your house to your children.

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Estate agent holding out keys to a house for sale
Money

How to choose an estate agent

Six tips for choosing the right estate agent to sell your home.

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A property abroad with a swimming pool in the sun
Money

Tips for buying property abroad

A guide to things to consider when purchasing a property overseas.

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