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

What now for final salary pensions?

A new report from the Pension and Lifetime Savings Association suggests that as many as three million savers have only a fifty/fifty chance of receiving the pension pot they are expecting from their final salary pension scheme. This comes on… Continue reading

State Pension. Where do we go from here?

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

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

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney hinted last week that interest rates could be on the move soon and it seems as though this announcement is already leading to some lenders increasing their rates for borrowers.

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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