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Stop and think. What can I do about it?

One of the biggest things stopping us dealing efficiently with our money is apathy. I’ve lost count of the number of letters and emails I’ve seen over the years complaining about the low interest rates paid by some bank and… Continue reading

Is Scottish Gas all hot air?

Got two letters from Scottish Gas a few days ago. The first one, an electricity update, tells me that I’m in debt and my monthly payment will have to increase to £xyz. The second one, an electricity update for the… Continue reading

Sixty Second Tips is now on video.

We have just launched a great new series of ‘sixty second tips’ on video where Fergus Muirhead will deal with a series of money and consumer issues in around one minute.

You’ll find the first video in the series, where… Continue reading

Stop the TalkTalk, give us some TruthTruth

TalkTalk’s adverts are fascinating, and frustrating. They tell us it is introducing one of Britain’s lowest priced TV, broadband and calls package. Lots of different monthly payment options depending on the package you opt for, but the one constant is… Continue reading

News on bbc

Fergus will be back on BBC on Thursday this week on the John Beattie Show on BBC Radio Scotland just after the 1pm News with more money and consumer stories, tips and advice.

Daily Record

Fergus is now writing a weekly Money Doctor page for the Daily Record every Friday. This week he's been helping readers with pensions and share queries, as well as giving them some tips on keeping their homes safe then going on holiday.

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.

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