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Recent Q&A

How to Save 98% of Your Income

Hi Scott, My mum and I always read your column, and it is one of few times we stop arguing and have great discussions. I am in Year 11 and interested in sports journalism and ma...

Should I Dob in My Brother to the Cops?

Dear Scott, For the last year or so, my younger brother has been doing some online share trading. Long story short, he has lost it all -- hundreds of thousands of dollars. In th...

Airbnb Trap

Hi Barefoot, I have had a friend of my brother’s flatting with me for the past seven months, for which I have been charging him $150 a week cash. Now he has moved on, I am thi...

What Would ‘Rich Dad Poor Dad’ Do?

Hi Scott My husband and I (in our late 30s, two kids) both run our own small businesses. We work part time and are not earning steady money, about $60,000 combined per year. Our...

I’m a Homeowner!

Hi Scott, I do not have a question for you, I just wanted to say thank you. After three years of planning, last year I told my husband I wanted a divorce. There was a high level...

My Husband Sold My Home From Under Me

Scott, My husband sold our family home without my knowledge ... Yes ... S.O.L.D. I.T! To give you some background, I am 36 years old and work in childcare, earning $45,000 a yea...

Are You Getting Kickbacks from ING?

Hi Scott, I have been on two dates recently (one a filmmaker, one an outdoorsy type) and both times when pulling out my Splurge card I was met with knowing nods, and then a conv...

Are Family Trusts Dead?

Hi Scott, I own a small business (cleaning), and for the first time in years I have the mortgage paid off and a bit to invest. Last week my accountant had me set up a family tr...

My Niece is Winning!

Scott, I bought a copy of your book for my niece, who has told me it is the best birthday present she ever had. She has thrown away her credit card and is talking to me about ba...