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 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.

Money Stuff

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

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

The things you overhear when shopping.

I love listening in to conversations in shops when other customers are complaining. Some of the statements I hear shop staff coming out with are so ridiculous that it takes me all my time to hold back and not get… Continue reading

Can you have your cake and eat it?

“My Business is my pension” is one of these oft-quoted excuses among business owners and entrepreneurs for their lack of serious pension planning. It may well be a valid excuse for many, on the basis that their reason for setting… 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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