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Fergus will be back on the John Beattie Show on BBC Radio Scotland on Wednesday just after the 1pm news with some great tips to help organise your money and understand your consumer rights. This week he'll be looking at the best way to spring clean your finances at the beginning of a new tax year. Catch up on previous shows here

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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

This should be of interest

The Bank of England decided at lunchtime today to leave interest rates where they are for another month.

Reaction was swift and by mid-afternoon my in-box was full of press releases from interested parties. The content of these releases varied… Continue reading

Service with a smile

I discovered a leak in my dining room last Saturday. I found the source but reckoned that fixing it was way beyond my capability so I called a plumber, ironically a guy who had been in the house for the… Continue reading

Is Talk of Public Sector Pay Rubbish?

There has been a lot of comment recently about pay rises for public sector workers, and how they are the biggest wage rises they have had for years.

I think that these rises need to be put into context. And… Continue reading

How long could you survive with no income?

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


It looks as if the Financial conduct Authority might be about to take action to help so-called 'mortgage prisoners', borrowers who have loans with companies that are no longer trading.

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.
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