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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Saving Stuff

It’s in your interest

And they get away with it because we can’t be arsed doing anything about it. It’s called apathy and the banks love it. It means that they know we’ll leave our money in accounts paying shockingly low rates of interest because we can’t be bothered taking the time to move it. There’s more chance of us changing our partner than our bank account. A Continue reading

Pensions – how the Chancellor fudged the changes

The Government, in particular George Osborne who was Chancellor at the time, made it all sound really attractive when he stood up on Budget day and announced the changes. ‘It’s you money, you should be able to do what you like with it’ was what he seemed to be saying and while, within limits, that’s the case what the Chancellor didn’t explain very well Continue reading

New Year, New Start?

Now that Christmas is over for another twelve months we all have a chance to reflect on our finances for the coming year. We all make New Year resolutions and one of the most important for many this year will… Continue reading

The Stock Market: Invest or Gamble?

The Stock Market is a long-term game as events over the last week or so have shown. Markets worldwide took a tumble last Monday following plunges in China’s main Shanghai Composite exchange. Falls in the FT-SE on Monday wiped around… 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.