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

Paper aeroplanes made of bank notes to represent wasting your money or throwing it away
Money

Need to get on top of your finances?

Seven warning signs that you need to take action with your money!

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Toy house made out of wood
Money

Changes to mortgage rules for over-50s

Is the mortgage market about to get easier for older borrowers?

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Couple working out their inheritance tax bill
Money

Paying inheritance tax

When is it due? How do you pay it?

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Book full of jargon and technical terms
Money

Investment jargon buster

Baffled by investments? What do the commonly used terms mean?

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Keyboard with a padlock key to represent paying securely online
Money

How to pay securely for shopping online

Tips to help you avoid scams and card fraud when shopping online.

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Funeral flowers
Money

Planning and paying for your funeral

What schemes and products are available to help you fund your funeral?

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Piles of bills and debts
Money

What happens to debt when someone dies?

If you die owing money, do your debts die with you?

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Dictionary definition of law
Money

Can you remove an executor?

What happens if you feel an executor isn’t performing their role properly?

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Carer supporting their employer
Money

Employing a carer

What you need to know about tax, insurance and your legal responsibilities.

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