Previous Q&As

Lawyers are Leeches

Hi Scott, I’m 52 years old and happily single, after two failed marriages. I have two kids from my first (aged 16 and 14) and one from my last (aged 8). Most of my income goes to them, as they’re all at private schools. I have been absolutely bled dry...

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My Shout if I’m Right!

Hi Scott, I am a builder in regional Victoria and NSW. We are building modern four-bedroom, spacious family homes with a house and land package for $390,000. They rent for $400 net. SURELY THIS IS A GOOD INVESTMENT?

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Nine Year Old Asks… What Shares Should I Buy Next?

Dear Scott Pape, I have $2,200.00 in my bank. I am 9 years old. Do you think that I should invest in WPL, BHP, LTD, CBA? Do you think these shares will go up or down? Is it better off keeping $2,200 in my bank and continuing getting 50 cents...

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Bigger Better Faster

Dear Scott, On your advice, I sold my car, got rid of my loan, and implemented your Serviette Strategy. Thanks to you I now have a reliable car, $5k in Mojo, $12k in savings, and a very small investment portfolio. However, I feel I need to turn the tap! My...

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Hiding From My Partner

Hi Scott, I really enjoyed your recent article on domestic violence. I know at least six women who are financially controlled by their husbands. They all want out but don’t know where to start. I’ve suggested putting money into a ‘getaway fund’, but they’re too scared their husbands will find...

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