Previous Q&As

Does Jesus Despise the Barefoot Investor?

Hi Scott, I’m a committed Christian, and I’m also a committed Barefooter, which is why I felt a bit conflicted recently when I saw a blog post by a pastor on the Gospel Coalition website entitled: “Does Jesus despise the Barefoot Investor?” He writes that your book should be setting...

Read More..

Where’s the Beef?

Hi Scott, I am a proud and very passionate vegan who normally couldn’t give a stuff about investing. (Okay, so your book really helped me, but I have never get my head around investing in businesses that harm the planet for future generations). However, some of my vegan friends have...

Read More..

ING Is Not Ethical

Hi Scott, Love your work. However, I was disappointed to see a news piece in the weekend paper about super funds being less than transparent about their ethics. I was also disappointed to discover that ING (which you recommend in your book) invests in coal. Saving money is important to...

Read More..

How to Prepare for the Coming Stock Market Crash

Hi Barefoot, My husband and I are two to three years from retirement. Someone told him there will be a financial downturn this year in Australia and our superannuation will be hard hit. Should we move our super somewhere safer?

Read More..

A Burglar Stole My Daughter’s Jam Jars

Hi Scott A burglar stole money from my daughter Linda’s jam jars and wallet! Since September 2018, 10-year-old Linda has been working hard and getting pocket money, which she’s divided into her three labelled jam jars. Yesterday a thief came into our house and stole the lot. Last week looked...

Read More..