News on bbc

Fergus will be back on BBC on Wednesday this week on the John Beattie Show on BBC Radio Scotland just after the 1pm News with some great tips to help organise your money and understand your consumer rights. Catch up on previous shows here

Moneysucks for musicians

Have a look at the first part of our new series on how musicians can best maximise and protect their income from their own words and music.

5 ways to spend wisely

Sometimes it’s the simple things that make the difference. Here are 5 simple things you can do regularly to make sure you’re making the best use of your money.

 

Shopping

We waste millions of pounds every year buying… Continue reading

Damaged goods. Who is responsible?

What should you do when you buy something that doesn’t work, or is damaged. Take it back to the retailer or send it back to the manufacturer? The law is actually quite clear as we explain with this new 60 second tip.

What do you hate paying for?

What are the things that you most hate spending money on?

And what essential services do you think should always be available free of charge?

And should you just not buy goods and services when we think that the fees… Continue reading

Are you comparing apples with oranges?

We’re using price comparison websites more than ever before, to such an extent that many of us use them to the exclusion of any other means of finding a good deal across a whole range of things that we spend… Continue reading

News

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney hinted last week that interest rates could be on the move soon and it seems as though this announcement is already leading to some lenders increasing their rates for borrowers.

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.

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