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.

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Budgeting Stuff

State Pension. Where do we go from here?

What’s your take on news that the State Pension could increase to 68 soon. Do you think even 68 is optimistic and that the reality is that sooner rather than later we could be looking at a State Pension age… Continue reading

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

News

Scammers are getting more and more sophisticated as BBC News reported earlier this week and as we reported last week. Make sure you read both stories and do all that you can to stay safe.

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.