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.

Borrowing Stuff

Just because you can doesn’t mean that you should.

It looks as though credit cards companies are up to their old tricks of increasing the credit limits on our credit cards without asking us, and perhaps doing it jut as we approach our old limit and are therefore slightly… Continue reading

Which one should I pay first?

It’s not easy to prioritise when lots of people are shouting for their money back, and the temptation is often to pay the person who shouts loudest first. That’s rarely a great idea, since the person who shouts loudest often… Continue reading

It’s not all about the rate

Mortgage rates are reaching record lows, with some lenders offering loans with rates of less than 1%. While this seems like great news for borrowers, it’s more important than ever to look beyond the headline interest rate and study the… Continue reading

Should the profit we make on our homes be taxed?

More and more youngsters are really struggling to get their foot on the housing ladder, and the average age of first time buyers will soon be the same as the average age of retirees.

There is, unfortunately, no simple solution… 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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