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First Time On Moneysucks?

If this is your first visit to the site then you should have a look at the introductory video we recorded with Moneysucks? creator Fergus Muirhead to explain what the site is all about, and why your relationship with your money doesn't have to suck.

Something for nothing, and your pension for free?

There seems to have been an unintended and unexpected consequence of the pension changes announced by the Chancellor in last week’s budget, and that is the ability to get some money free from HMRC. And that’s not something you see… Continue reading

Will we gamble with our retirement?

Having slept through the first forty minutes of the Chancellor’s budget speech today it was a bit of a rude awakening to hear the last five minutes turn into the biggest shake up of the ISA and Pension rules for… Continue reading

Reluctant complainers?

We’ve always been seen as reluctant complainers in this country but it seems as though we are now doing better than most of our fellow Europeans.  Research from Nationwide Building Society show that 48% of us will send food… Continue reading

Cap the payday lenders. And make the banks do their jobs.

Payday loans invoke almost as much argument as the merits or otherwise of Mrs Thatcher’s political legacy. Daytime television and some sections of our, mainly tabloid, press are full of adverts for loans with interest rates that often run into… Continue reading

Daily Record

Fergus is now writing a weekly Money Doctor page for the Daily Record every Friday. This week he'll be looking at how the Chancellor's proposed pension changes affect one reader and how she can use the new rules to her benefit.

News on bbc

Fergus will be back on BBC this week on the John Beattie Show on BBC Radio Scotland on Wednesday just after the 1pm News. This week he'll be looking at the housing market and whether lenders are becoming more relaxed again in an attempt to help buyers deal with ever-increasing prices.

Rachel’s money diary

From time to time musician Rachel Hair will be asking us questions about her money, and how she should manage it as a self-employed musician. We'll be asking a range of experts to answer her questions. In her first blog she is wondering how best to deal with the taxman following a trip her trio made to Belgium.

60 Second Tips

In a brand new series listen to and watch Fergus Muirhead here as he explains common money and consumer issues in less than one minute.

This series will build up over the next few months into a valuable library of money and consumer tips, all delivered in a simple and straightforward way.