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

The risks of giving gift vouchers

Expiry dates and shops going bust can make buying gift vouchers risky.

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Money

6 reasons to switch your pension now

Are you considering transferring your pension to another scheme or provider?

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Money

Guide to switching pension providers

Avoid the pitfalls with our tips for transferring your pension.

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Money

How to review your pensions

Are your pension savings and investments performing well?

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Understanding the basics of investment

Things you need to know before you invest.

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Money

What are the different investments?

Don't know the difference between an EFT and a tracker fund? Use our guide.

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Money

5 ways to invest tax efficiently

Pay less tax on your savings with these tax efficient investments.

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Money

Understanding investment risk

How risky are the different types of investment?

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How to switch investment providers

Guide to transferring investments and ISAs.

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