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.

Are you on the right path with your money?

We don’t plan to fail goes the old adage, we just fail to plan. And nowhere is that more true than when it comes to dealing with our money. We set up banks accounts without checking that they do the… Continue reading

Fergus talks pensions

People often ask me how much they should be paying into a pension to ensure a decent income at retirement.

It’s a difficult question. A lot depends on the age you are when you start to save, when you ant… Continue reading

Do companies understand their customers?

There are some organisations that stand out as providers of great customer service but there are still far too many that fall woefully short when it comes to providing happy experiences for their customers.

One of the areas in which… Continue reading

Does small print get you down?

Do you read all of the Terms and Conditions of every insurance policy that you buy? Should you have to? The answer to both questions, given that I’m told the average policy document comes with something like 25,000 words, should… Continue reading


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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