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.

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Keeping calm makes for effective complaints

It is remarkable what a difference it makes in a shop if you mention the Consumer Rights Act 2015. Shop staff are likely to assume that you know what you are talking about and will back off accordingly. One of… Continue reading

Make money as you make music

Recently we featured a series of articles written by Performing Rights Society head in Scotland Duncan McCrone as he explained the importance to musicians of understanding how they can generate a regular income stream from the music they write. Now… Continue reading

How can I find my old pensions?

Regular MoneySucks reader Stephen Baxter has just asked us this question:

“I was at one point working for Scotrail and then a few years as a teacher. I know I have pensions I have paid into but what can I… Continue reading

It’s only an advert but…

There are some really dubious adverts on TV in the afternoons, and after a while they all kind of merge into one big long turgid televisual treat about how you can sue someone who made you break your leg as… Continue reading

News

Scammers are getting more and more sophisticated as BBC News reported earlier this week and as we reported last week. Make sure you read both stories and do all that you can to stay safe.

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.