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Recent Q&A

Burning Through the Bucks, Baby

Dear Barefoot, I am 35 and engaged to the most generous guy, who I love. But we have spent $31,000 in two months! We earn $330,000 p.a. combined and have equity of $850,000 in o...

It’s 2am and I Can’t Sleep

Hello Barefoot, I am typing this at 2am -- I cannot sleep. My husband and I have a household income of $200,000 and have three small kids -- but we never see them, as we work in...

Dump the Dollarmites?

Dear BFI, My kid’s school is considering school banking, and someone suggested Dollarmites. I bit my tongue while screaming NOOOOOO inwardly. I want to attend the next meeting...

Your Book is a Joke, Barefoot

Dear Barefoot Investor, I had three separate friends recommend that I read your book, so I gave it a try. I have to admit I was enjoying it, until I got to page 79. That’s whe...

Talking to the Taxman

I have a rather curly question but I hope you can answer it. My husband and I are five years from retiring and, combined, we have just over $620,000...

Greetings from a Maximum Security Prison

Hi Scott, I am a teacher and run IT classes at a maximum security prison. Having just read your book, I’ve been incorporating some of your principles into the classes. For exa...

My Partner’s Secret Debt

Hi Scott, I have read your book and love it. Using your formula I have already paid off a long-term debt. Unfortunately, my partner and I have separate finances (her choice) and...

Wife vs Husband

Hi Scott My wife and I are having a disagreement about fixed vs variable home loan rates. I have your book and I notice that Rule 2 is “Don’t Fix Your Rate”. Well, my wife...

Should We Sell Our CBA Shares?

Hi Scott, We got Commonwealth Bank shares when the bank was floated years ago. Until recently they were worth $100,000, but now they have plunged to just $74,000. We are retired...