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If the cap fits, wear it.

I couldn’t believe the interview given by the Chief Executive of the Consumer Finance Association today. He claimed that the new interest rate cap was the ‘cherry on an already heavily iced cake.’
Does he not realize that the only… Continue reading

Rachel’s new album

Harpist Rachel Hair has been a great friend to Moneysucks over the years. She has written a regular diary for us, detailing the financial difficulties she faces as a professional musician, and allowing our panel of experts to help her… Continue reading

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

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 more money and consumer stories, tips and advice.

Daily Record

Fergus is now writing a Money Doctor page for the Daily Record every Friday. This week he's looking back at the great Money Matters Roadshow last week in Glasgow, as well as explaining why you shouldn't always rush to pay the creditor who shouts the loudest.

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.