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Recent Q&A

My Parents Nicked My Money

Dear Scott, My grandmother passed away in 2013 and left me, along with her other four grandchildren, $50,000. Unfortunately, my parents put the money into their mortgage offset...

My First Year as an Adult

Dear Scott, Just over a year ago I was a 17-year-old high school graduate with literally $0 to my name. Luckily, I managed to find a farm job over the summer break before starti...

High Returns from Medical Cannabis?

Hi Scott, We are in our mid-forties with a combined income of $110,000. We own our home and have an investment property worth approximately $420,000. We would like to further se...

I’m Freaking Out Here!

Hi Scott, As I write this, the Dow Jones has suffered its “biggest fall in history”. They are saying on Sunrise that our market will plummet today. I feel physically ill. I...

I Was Robbed … by the Police!

Hey Barefoot, I have managed to rack up a large sum ($15,000) in parking and speeding fines. Not being able to come up with the money, I tried to pay fortnightly, but the ‘har...

ING Is Destroying the Earth … and You’re Helping Them

Barefoot, While I have not read your book, I am aware that you promote the idea of using ING to set up var...

How to Invest in Shares With No Risk

Hi Scott, My partner and I are quite young (both 28) and have bought our first home already. We are now looking to invest in the share market, and would like to take out a ‘pr...

Do I Have to Pay Tax on Bitcoin?

Hi Scott, I have just bitten the bullet and invested in Bitcoin (and it has been a wild ride over the past week!). Judging from what the experts suggest, the price could hit...

Why Advisors Hate Barefoot

Hi Scott, My husband and I would like to share with you a conversation he recently had with our financial adviser. Husband: “My wife and I have been looking into our sh...