Previous Q&As

Don’t sell the family jewels…

Scott, My husband and I have a $395,000 mortgage, a $45,000 car loan, two personal loans at $20,000 and $100,000, and a credit card bill of $6800. We earn $7200 a month combined and save $540. I was thinking of...

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Retirement Scares Me

Hi Scott, My husband and I are in our early 40s. He’s on $190,000 and I’m planning to start my own careers consultancy soon, after looking after the kids for some years. We took some BAD financial advice about 10...

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Hold or Fold?

Hi Scott, I’m new to investing and recently purchased shares in IOZ at $23.90 a share on advice from a friend. The price has fallen and the projected trend, according to some financial websites, is for it to drop a...

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Desperate and Depressed

Hi Scott, I am desperate for some sound advice. I am a single 52-year-old woman with no children. I have been in the same job for 20 years, earning $54,000 a year. I have a $203,000 mortgage, a $17,000 car...

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Sold the Family Farm … for $9 million

Hi Scott, We recently sold our farm to a residential developer for almost $9 million. We’ve worked hard all our lives, and we’ve always saved and paid cash for items. We’re in our late 60s and have no experience with...

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