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The Barefoot Investor : The Only Money Guide You'll Ever Need

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** Fully reviewed and updated for the 2019-2020 financial year**


This is the only money guide you'll ever need


That's a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves.


So what makes this one different?


Well, you won't be overwhelmed with a bunch of 'tips' ... or a strict budget (that you won't follow).


You'll get a step-by-step formula: open this account, then do this; call this person, and say this; invest money here, and not there. All with a glass of wine in your hand.


This book will show you how to create an entire financial plan that is so simple you can sketch it on the back of a serviette ... and you'll be able to manage your money in 10 minutes a week.


You'll also get the skinny on:





Saving up a six-figure house deposit in 20 months

Doubling your income using the 'Trapeze Strategy'

Saving $78,173 on your mortgage and wiping out 7 years of payments

Finding a financial advisor who won't rip you off

Handing your kids (or grandkids) a $140,000 cheque on their 21st birthday

Why you don't need $1 million to retire ... with the 'Donald Bradman Retirement Strategy'



Sound too good to be true? It's not.


This book is full of stories from everyday Aussies - single people, young families, empty nesters, retirees - who have applied the simple steps in this book and achieved amazing, life-changing results.


And you're next.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 181 x 233 x 16mm | 510g
  • Milton, QLD, Australia
  • English
  • 0730324214
  • 9780730324218
  • 7

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'This book will help you protect the people you love.'
--Melissa Doyle, host of Sunday Night

'Follow the Barefoot path or at least consider doing so as soon as possible.'
--Tim Fischer, former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia

This is the only money guide you'll ever need.

That's a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves.

So what makes this one different?

Well, you won't be overwhelmed with a bunch of 'tips'...or a strict budget (that you won't follow).

You'll get a step-by-step formula: open this account, then do this; call this person, and say this; invest money here, and not there. All with a glass of wine in your hand.

Fully updated for the 2019-2020 financial year, you'll get the skinny on... Saving up a six-figure house deposit in 20 months Doubling your income using the 'Trapeze Strategy' Saving $77641 on your mortgage and wiping out almost 7 years of payments Handing your kids (or grandkids) a $140000 cheque on their 21st birthday Why you don't need $1 million to retire...with the 'Donald Bradman Retirement Strategy'

Sound too good to be true? It's not.

This book is full of stories from everyday Aussies--single people, young families, empty nesters, retirees--who have applied the simple steps in this book and achieved amazing, life-changing results.

And you're next.
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Table of contents

About the author xiii


Prelude: Living Barefoot xv


The alpaca attitude xix


Part 1: Plant


Step 1: Schedule a Monthly Barefoot Date Night 4


Money talk is better with garlic bread and wine 7


Barefoot banking 13


The world's cheapest super fund 23


Your insurance sorted in one beer 37


How to live like a multimillionaire right now 47


Step 2: Set Up Your Buckets 58


The Serviette Strategy 61


Step 3: Domino Your Debts 76


Removing the brainwashing 79


Domino your debts (except your HECS-HELP and your home) 93


Part 2: Grow


How to double your income 107


Step 4: Buy Your Home 118


How to buy your home in 20 months 121


Step 5: Increase Your Super to 15 Per Cent 136


Your Golden Ticket - becoming an investor 139


The automatic millionaire - how to put your investing on autopilot 153


Should I buy an investment property? 165


How to be a hero - investing for your kids (or grandkids) 173


Step 6: Boost Your Mojo to Three Months 184


The power of Mojo - never worry about money again 187


Part 3: Harvest


Step 7: Get the Banker off Your Back 196


The curious case of the postcode povvos 199


How to save $77 641 and wipe almost seven years off your mortgage 203


Step 8: Nail Your Retirement Number 212


The Donald Bradman Retirement Strategy - why you don't need $1 million to retire 215


Finding your financial advisor on Tinder 229


It's not about you - a gift for your family 237


Step 9: Leave a Legacy 240


Building your legacy - a very special Barefoot Date Night 243


Freedom starts today - you don't have to wait ... 251


We'll meet again 255


Index 261
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About Scott Pape

SCOTT PAPE is the Barefoot Investor. A fiercely independent investment advisor who, for over a decade, has reached millions of Australians through his newspaper columns, and on TV and radio. In 2014 he and his family lost everything in a bushfire...but what they did next that's the real story.
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