News on bbc

Fergus will be back on the John Beattie Show on BBC Radio Scotland on Wednesday just after the 1pm news with some great tips to help organise your money and understand your consumer rights. This week he'll be looking at the best way to spring clean your finances at the beginning of a new tax year. 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

New Year, New Money

January and February are difficult months financially for many of us as we juggle our funds to try and make sure that we are able to pay all of the bills that drop through the letterbox over the next week… Continue reading

Should I stay or should I go?

Financial service regulators are becoming concerned about the risks consumers are taking with their pensions. Pension freedoms that were introduced a few years ago have led to a huge increase in the number of people transferring out of guaranteed pensions… 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

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

News

It looks as if the Financial conduct Authority might be about to take action to help so-called 'mortgage prisoners', borrowers who have loans with companies that are no longer trading.

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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