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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

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

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

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

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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