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Fergus will be back on BBC on Wednesday next 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.

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Consumer Stuff

Take care when returning unused currency

What’s the difference between ‘no commission’ and ‘no charge’? Well it could be quite a lot for any holidaymakers arriving back from a recent half term break with unspent currency in their pockets. Many of us rush straight back to… Continue reading

When ‘free’ becomes costly.

It’s very easy to be tempted by many of the ’30-day free’ offers that scream at us from many web pages and apps these days. Games, newspapers, magazines and gym memberships are amongst the fruits that are dangled in front… Continue reading

Tesco’s mistake, but are we to blame as well?

The Tesco pricing error story that appeared earlier this week was interesting. I was taking about it on a BBC programme and when I suggested that we had a responsibility as consumers to check our bills when we have done… Continue reading

Don’t treat us like kids and we won’t ……..

Here’s one example. I was on a flight last week, I won’t embarrass the airline by naming them here, and when we landed and the seat belt signs went out we all stood up to get our luggage out of the overhead compartments. We were Continue reading


What do you think about the supermarket story that BBC has been running all week? Obviously the supermarkets ned to take more care with their ticketing and pricing policies but should we as consumers be more careful as well?

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.