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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Money

Tips for victims of identity theft

Nine steps to reclaim your identity and minimise the damage.

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Money

Are you a victim of identity theft?

Eight warning signs that you've been scammed.

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Mistakes making bank transfers online

Will you get a refund if you make a mistake when making online bank transfers?

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Money

5 tips restaurants want to hide

Know your rights and avoid getting ripped off.

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Money

Avoid getting scammed on eBay

Tips to help buyers and sellers spot the fraudsters.

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Securing a mortgage over 50

It's harder for over-50s to get mortgages but you can improve your chances.

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Money

Protect your business

Credit check suppliers and customers to avoid late payers.

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Money

What's my business' credit score?

How is it calculated and why is it important?

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How to manage late payers

How to chase overdue invoices and ensure that you get paid.

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