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

Are you comparing apples with oranges?

We’re using price comparison websites more than ever before, to such an extent that many of us use them to the exclusion of any other means of finding a good deal across a whole range of things that we spend… Continue reading

The Tax Clock is Ticking

We're now well into October and you only have a matter of weeks left if you are one of the 3 million or so taxpayers who still file a paper tax return each year. October 31st is the deadline for paper eturns to be received by HMRC. Note I said received by, not sent to. There is a difference! And it is a difference that could cost you a £100 fine! That's the automatic penalty you will be hit with if HMRC ask you to complete a Tax Return and you don't comply. Continue reading

What do you hate paying for?

What are the things that you most hate spending money on?

And what essential services do you think should always be available free of charge?

And should you just not buy goods and services when we think that the fees… Continue reading

When ‘sorry we can’t help you’ is the wrong answer.

It’s interesting to have a look from time to time at statements you hear in shops that are obviously not right, but which are used to try to fob off customers so that they are forced to go away and… Continue reading

News

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney hinted last week that interest rates could be on the move soon and it seems as though this announcement is already leading to some lenders increasing their rates for borrowers.

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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