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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.

Fergus Muirhead

Have you ensured you’re insured?

Insurers and other consumer groups are warning motorists that it is a legal requirement to ensure that your car is insured and that the insurance you have is appropriate for the car and its drivers, and is kept up to… Continue reading

Why do they make it so complicated?

I received two letters from Scottish Gas recently. 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, a gas update for the same account,… Continue reading

“I’m sure you do want my password.”

My home phone rang at 8am the other day. That’s usually a bad sign. It looked like an international number, the USA to be specific, and since I have family there I thought it prudent to answer. I heard a… Continue reading

Are you gambling with your future?

How long could you survive if you stopped earning money tomorrow? It’s a question that most financial advisers ask their clients pretty early in their relationship and the answers are often surprising. Most advisers reckon that people should have an… Continue reading

News

Facebook and Twitter have long been full of posts and tweets telling us that we don't need to worry, or pay, if we get stung with 'parking charge notices' from private companies. According to a recent Scottish judgement we might have to think again on this issue.

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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