Money Management

Barefoot Goes to Church

“Did you get a letter … from the Bishop?” my mother asked casually over coffee a couple of months back. I looked at her for a full 30 seconds in silence. “I get a lot of letters from old people”, I told her (only half-jokingly). “I think he wants to...

Money Management

The Power of a Simple Plan

A couple of years ago my wife dragged me along to the opening of an art exhibition. Dutifully, I stood there with a glass of bubbly in one hand and a quizzical look in the other. I felt as out of place as a sober dude on a dancefloor. Worse,...

Careers

Bravo Barefooter!

Today, I thought I’d share with you the true story of a Barefooter hero named ‘James’ (I changed his name because he’s too proud to be singled out), who five years ago was an average twentysomething with no special skills, qualifications or cash.

Buying a car

How To Get Free Cars For Life

Last week I met up with a young couple that were hell bent on buying a brand spanking new Commodore – and I set them up on a plan that will eventually provide them with free cars for life...

Buying a car

The Baby Boomer Bank

While we all drive different cars, we’re all essentially trying to get to the same destination. Whether you know it or not, you’re on a road trip to wealth.