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

An older woman closely inspecting a will
Money

Changing a will after death

To change a person’s will after their death, you need a ‘deed of variation’. This deed allows a will’s beneficiaries to vary or rearrange their entitlement.

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A man fills in a lasting power of attorney form
Money

Don’t delay lasting power of attorney

If the worst happens, someone you know and trust will look after your affairs.

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Towels on a bed ready for house guests
Money

Make money: open your home up to guests

It could be a simple way to boost your income!

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An electric drill and screws to represent DIY
Home & Garden

Avoid a DIY disaster this Bank Holiday

This guide will help to ensure you’re not left out of pocket

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A man saves money by car sharing with a happy female passenger
Money

Car-share to cut the cost of motoring

One of the simplest ways to save money is by signing up to a car-share scheme.

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An older couple plan the route of their motorhome holiday to save money
Motoring

8 ways to save on a campervan holiday

How to make your motor home holiday as cost-effective as possible.

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A man fills in the probate forms to apply for probate
Money

Probate forms: PA1, IHT205 and more

Advice on the probate forms you need to complete and where to send them.

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A lightbulb stands next to increasing piles of money to symbolise rising energy costs
Money

Energy prices are on the up

The cheapest energy tariffs have risen for the first time in 2016

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An older couple decide which benefits they're happy to pay for in retirement
Money

Losing employee benefits after retiring

As you approach retirement, find out which employee perks you need to replace.

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