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My Best Hate Mail of 2019

I get to about this time every year … and declare email bankruptcy. Yet before I do there are a few ‘special’ emails that I collect throughout the year that deserve a special reply: My hate mail. Yes, I may...

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Dead Broke in a Beamer

Christmas came early for my kids this year … Daddy finally got a job. (Well, to be accurate, 220 hours of community service as part of my Financial Counselling qualification.) On my first day, the three of them surprised me...

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My Year of Being a Tafe Student

It all began on a Date Night last year, when Liz said to me: “You’ve sold over a million copies of your book … what’s next?” “Well, I’ve been thinking a lot about that”, I said. “And I think I’d...

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What Nobody Tells You About Living Through a Bushfire

Here’s what no one tells you about living through a bushfire. First, nobody thinks it’s going to happen to them. On the day the fires hit my area, I sat at the kitchen table of my farm thinking everything was...

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Time for a Super Shakeup

What I’m about to share with you could possibly be the biggest change to superannuation since I wrote my book, The Barefoot Investor: The Only Money Guide You’ll Ever Need, a few years ago. But first, a cute analogy to...

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Your Advice Got Us Fired

In 15 years of answering readers’ questions, I have never, ever received one like this: Subject:  “YOUR ADVICE GOT US FIRED!” Dear Scott, My girlfriend and I are both scuba diving instructors, and after reading your book we decided to...

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