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.

Saving Stuff

Can you have your cake and eat it?

“My Business is my pension” is one of these oft-quoted excuses among business owners and entrepreneurs for their lack of serious pension planning. It may well be a valid excuse for many, on the basis that their reason for setting… Continue reading

Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be.

My mum was born in 1931 and one of the birthday cards she received on a recent birthday listed the price of everyday goods the year she was born. It made fascinating reading:

Petrol – 7p a gallon
6 Eggs… Continue reading

Theresa Talbot, her money, and her plants.

BBC Scotland’s Theresa Talbot asked us for some help in the way she manages her money. She’s trying to save £9000 or so to help her fund a Masters Degree in TV Drama Writing and reckons that she needs to… Continue reading

5 ways to spend wisely

Sometimes it’s the simple things that make the difference. Here are 5 simple things you can do regularly to make sure you’re making the best use of your money.

 

Shopping

We waste millions of pounds every year buying… Continue reading

News

Facebook and Twitter have long been full of posts and tweets telling us that we don't need to worry, or pay, if we get stung with 'parking charge notices' from private companies. According to a recent Scottish judgement we might have to think again on this issue.

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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