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.
George Osborne talked about clamping down on ‘tax avoidance’ in his autumn statement last week. He might sound as if he means it but he can’t really. How can you ‘clamp down’ on something that is legal?
I went to see Bob Dylan last week at the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow. Halfway through the encore one of the security guards came rushing down the aisle and tapped the guy in front on the shoulder and told him… Continue reading →
In years gone by all of the major retailers’ sales started on the same day – and at the same time on the same day – and queues were formed outside our shops in the middle of July before the… Continue reading →
TalkTalk’s new advert on TV is fascinating. “Introducing Britain’s lowest priced TV, broadband and calls package just £7.50 a month plus £15.40 line rental” So that’s £22.90 a month then, not £7.50 a month. Why not just tell it… Continue reading →
Fergus is now writing a weekly Money Doctor page for the Daily Record every Friday. This week he'll be looking at how to make sure that you can minimise the risk inherent in personal pension investment
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 consumer rights as Christmas approaches. When can you take presents that you don't want back, and what should you do to make sure that your favourite aunt isn't disappointed when she tries to return the third cardigan you've bought in three years.
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.