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Recent Q&A

Proud, Angry, Happy!

A couple of day ago I finished reading your book, and immediately phoned my bank (Suncorp). My husband and I have had our home loan with them for close to 10 years. I told them I w...

I Am Never Looking Back

Dear Scott, Six years ago I left my ex, due to him punching me. It was the right thing to do, but it certainly set me back financially. That is why I have found your book so ama...

Can I Afford to Become a Mum?

Hi Scott, My husband wants us to have a baby, but I am petrified at the thought of not earning money. How far backwards would we go if I can work only a couple of days a week, a...

Helping Out My Mum

Scott, At the age of just 30, I am VERY aware of the importance of super. Here’s why. My mum is two years off the pension and has $8,000 in super. Yep, not a typo. I am going...

Your Book Is Stressing Me Out

I started reading your book last night and was discouraged when I read about your SMSF strategy. About two years ago, on advice from a financial advisor, my husband and I set up an...

Baby, I’m Bamboozled

Hi Scott, I just had a long chat with a financial planner. The topic came to rolling over to their actively managed SMSF, and I asked them about using a low-cost passively manag...

How Do I Find a Financial Advisor?

Hi Scott, I have read lots of advice about avoiding excessive fees charged by financial planners. Problem is that we still need one! My wife and I now have over $1 million in su...

Financial Planner Wants Advice

Hi Scott, Am I in the wrong job? I am a financial planner. No, seriously please keep reading :) I got into the industry after being retrenched, as I was looking for something th...

AFL Player Needs Help

Hey mate, I am a professional footballer. I received a copy of your book through the Players’ Association, and it is honestly the first book I have read from start to finish ...