News on bbc

Fergus will be back on BBC on Wednesday next 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.

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.

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Budgeting Stuff

Don’t forget the budget basics.

One of the most common comments that you hear people making about budgeting, and the one thing that puts people off the idea of ever doing one, is that it is about not spending money!

But that is simply not… Continue reading

Credit Unions: A real alternative to banks

I took advantage of a very kind invitation from CUNA Mutual to speak at their Scottish Credit Union Conference recentl at Glasgow Science Centre. It certainly was an eye-opener as speaker after speaker talked in glowing terms about the… Continue reading

I can’t afford my council tax. What are my options?

Friends can give us great advice on where to go on holiday, the latest up and coming restaurant to eat in, even what shops we should use to update our wardrobe, but when it comes to something as important as… Continue reading

Buy or Rent?

I’m not convinced by all of these articles I’ve been reading recently about the difference in cost between buying and renting, and I’m not in any way making a comment on the Tories new right to buy plans – we’ll… Continue reading


What do you think about the supermarket story that BBC has been running all week? Obviously the supermarkets ned to take more care with their ticketing and pricing policies but should we as consumers be more careful as well?

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.