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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

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.

Consumer Stuff

Travel safe this summer

It’s hard to believe that it’s still snowing all over the UK the week before Easter. But it is!

Easter weekend is the time that many of us traditionally start to book our summer holidays. Over the next month or… Continue reading

Are you up on your consumer rights?

I was talking to some staff in a retailer in Glasgow this morning that knew that any goods that you purchased were covered by a manufacturer’s warranty. They knew that the warranty lasted for a year or two. They also… Continue reading

He who shouts loudest doesn’t need to be paid first.

Multiple debt is on the rise again and it causes all sorts of problems.  It’s not easy to prioritise when lots of people are shouting for their money back. It often seems simplest and best to pay the person… Continue reading

Don’t bank on your statement being correct.

When was the last time you checked your bank statement? And I don’t mean a quick glance through it to make sure that you were paid on time. And that your mortgage payment was taken off on the day it… 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.
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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