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Buying your first home

Let me tell you about the smartest 23-year-old woman I know:

Her name is Samantha, and she’s worked out a way to get a private 30-minute financial strategy session with me every single month. How much does she pay me? Nutt’n. In fact, I pay her $40! Then again, she does wield sharp scissors and often holds a razor to my...

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You’ll Be Proud of Me, Barefoot

Dear Scott, I wrote to you when I was on maternity leave in October 2017 to tell you I had racked up a $17,000 credit card debt (you published my response as ‘Zero Balance Is...

The Perfect Barefoot Side Hustle

Scott, I have come across a mob who are selling themselves as offering the “perfect Barefoot Side Hustle” with what they call “matched betting”. Is this is a scam? Or am...

Blow the Whistle

Hi Scott, I’m 15 years old and do not have regular work, though I do umpire netball in the wint...