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

Man pressing buttons on a mobile phone
Money

Make money selling old mobile phones

Guide to selling old or unwanted mobile phones and gadgets.

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Train
Travel Experiences

How to save money on train fares

With the costs of train travel increasing every year, we share some hints and tips to help you reduce the cost of your train ticket.

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Grandparents and grandchildren playing tug of war
Money

Don't be bullied into unlocking pensions

Things to consider if family members pressure you to unlock your pension.

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Three suitcases grouped together with a Santa hat and teddy on them, and presents on the floor
Money

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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Funeral flowers resting on a gravestone
Money

Purchasing a burial plot

All you need to know about buying an exclusive right of burial.

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Money

Don't get duped by a tax scam

We explain which self-assessment tax scams to look out for.

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Home & Garden

Do you need boiler cover?

Is it a must-have or an expensive luxury? Esther Shaw looks at the pros and cons of boiler cover.

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