Getting out of debt

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...

Building a business

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...

Money Management

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...