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Recent Q&A

First Share Purchase and I’m Petrified!

Hi Scott, I have just learnt that the value of shares I own have dropped by $5,000 since last week, from $25,000 to $20,000. In April last year I purchased them at $30,000, so t...

Shout-out to the Heroes!

Hi Scott, I do not have a question but I just wanted to thank you for your support of financial counsellors! They are the heroes of humanity in the financial sector. You have a...

Dear Mrs Barefoot

Dear MRS Barefoot Investor, I am very curious to know how you manage to fund the ‘maintenance costs’ of being a woman! Even low-maintenance women such as myself incur way mo...

Where Do I Save For My Kids

Hi Scott, I have the CBA Youthsaver account for my two boys. They’re not earning a lot of interest, and after ringing CBA I found that I need to be making regular deposits int...

What will Labor do to my wealth?

Hi Scott, Given the way the Liberals have self-destructed this week, it’s looking increasingly likely they’re not going to be in office next year. Yet the thought of Bill Sh...

The Kind Stepmother

Scott, I have five beautiful new step-daughters. They all live nose-to-device, get cranky when offered advice of ANY kind, “don’t like to read”, and have a massive hole in...

Down the Rabbit Hole

Hi Scott, I have a spinal cord injury and am paralysed from the chest down. I am self-employed and lucky enough to have a wonderful wife and two great kids. Health-wise I probab...

My Lover Works Too Hard!

Hi Scott, I am 23 and have fallen in love with a 28-year-old who earns $135,000 a year (a lot more than me). He works in construction six days a week (overtime on Saturdays) and...

Happy Campers

Hi Scott, I am camping with my husband (first time ever) and have stopped to read your Barefoot email. I was really pleased to see your praise for financial counsellors. They re...