Getting out of debt

Nursing My Debt

Hi there, I know you are probably sick of hearing this … but thank you so much. Four months ago I picked up your book. I am a single dad who works as a nurse, owns his own home, and...

Kids and money

How a Teenager Works 5 Hours … and Gets $1,500

Hi Scott, I am an 18-year-old and have been laid off from my job at a swim centre because of the coronavirus. The company had applied for the JobKeeper payment, which I have tagged along on. I just found out...

Money Management

Pilot Gets Grounded

Hey Scott, Last time I emailed you, I had a well-paying job as an international pilot, the share market was at a record high, my super was doing brilliantly, I was investing every month and we were planning a holiday...

Goals

I Lost My Job This Week, But I Got This

Hi Scott, I wanted to get in touch with you to say thank you. I lost my job this week. Previously this would have been a devastating blow for our finances. However, thanks to reading your book three years ago,...

Giving

There’s Always Someone Doing it Tougher

Hi Scott, I’m a flight attendant who has just been laid off. It’s a bit scary not knowing when or if I’ll get my job back, but thanks to you we’re okay for now — we have Mojo enough to...

How to Blow $50,000

Dear Scott, My fiancé and I work in hospitality, earning around $55,000 each. We love the industry we work in, but unfortunately it does not pay well. We are saving to go to Vietnam next year, but after that we...