Previous Q&As

Engagement Ring Going Cheap

Scott, I am currently filing for divorce. My ex-husband rampantly cheated on me with a bunch of random women, and then had an affair with a graduate at his work. Beyond humiliating! So to my question: is there is anything sensible to do with an engagement ring once a marriage...

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Confessions of an Afterpay Junkie

Dear Barefoot, As someone who fell down the Afterpay rabbit hole and got stuck in a cycle for three years, I completely agree with what you are saying. I added up every single purchase I had made and found I had spent a disgusting $19,338.39 since April 2016! Seeing that...

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Am I a Financial Drug Dealer?

Hi Scott, I run a small online business with my wife. While I do not use Afterpay myself, we do offer it as a payment option for our customers. Does this make us financial ‘drug dealers’? I admit it makes me uneasy, but it has boosted our sales and I...

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Fighting the Fire

Hi Scott, Earlier this week I lost my rental house and most possessions in the Bunyip State Park fires. I just wanted to say that reading your book earlier this year has helped me deal with what I’m going through. I have a much more positive attitude having read your...

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Are Charities Ripping Us Off?

Hi Barefoot, Do you know of any charities which do not have highly paid CEOs and numerous other well-paid staff? l would like to make a donation to charities where all the money goes to the people who need it, rather than paying managers and having only the leftovers go...

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