News on bbc

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.

Borrowing Stuff

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

The Great Credit Card Rip-Off

The Financial Conduct Authority is bringing in new rules later this year to force credit card companies to intervene and help customers with  long-standing debt.

Every day I get asked questions about clearing credit card debt by people who… Continue reading

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

News

The Daily Record's Mark McGivern has been doing some great work exposing the ticket touts who are ripping off sports and music fans. Let us know if you have been ripped-off by ticket touts when buying tickets for your favourite band or sporting event.

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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