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 selection of expensive rings and other jewelery
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10 ways to cut your home insurance costs

Has your home insurance gone up? Here are 10 tips that could help reduce it

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The TPS phone scam

In this scam, callers pretend to be from the Telephone Preference Service

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How to track down old pensions

Here are our top tips for tracing your old pension pots

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The 12 don'ts of Christmas

Save money and stick to your budget with our 12 tips for Christmas spending

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Money

Act now for the best credit card deals

Longer 0% deals are disappearing, so move fast to shift expensive debts.

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Cut the cost of travel this Christmas

From train ticket tips to loyalty points on fuel, here’s how save your pennies.

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What's the deadline for spending my old £1 coins?

And what can I do with them afterwards? All you need to know about the old and new pound coins.

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Can credit cards protect your rights?

Why paying by credit card can give you extra protection.

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British pound coins in a nest to represent saving in a LISA
Money

What is a LISA?

The much-hyped Lifetime ISA launched on April 6, 2017 - but what is it?

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