Summary

Fully revised and updated for the 2018-2019 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 seven years of payments
Finding a financial advisor who won't rip you off
Handing your kids (or grandkids) $140,000 checks on their 21st birthdays
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.  
©2018 Barefoot Investor Pty Limited (P)2018 Audible, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Oli on 19-07-18

Great sets of practical Steps!

Incredibly straightforward advice, even though I will have to research the UK equivalent of companies, pension plans and tax rules as it's mainly Aussie advice, still highly recommend this book for the clear blueprint strategies. Have set calender reminder for a year to return to comment on this review to check how my 'Barefoot' journey works out....

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5 out of 5 stars
By Lewis on 08-06-18

Should be played in schools!

This book is great. It's from the heart. It's from Scott. It's from the barefoot investor. Doesn't matter that I am in the UK, I can still transfer across the necessary knowledge, willpower, and strategy to becoming financially independent. Time to follow the barefoot steps.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Gillian on 27-03-18

Sure It's An Aussie Book But--

Most of The Barefoot Investor is sound advice. Yes, tax laws, investing particulars, home buying is somewhat different, but the majority of the theory is applicable anywhere. Plant. Grow. Harvest.
Making a date night with your partner weekly then monthly to specifically talk about financial issues and what dreams y'all have. Eradicating debt. Not being afraid of the stock market (which was a huuuuge one for me. Pape points out how, despite recessions/depressions/wars, things just bounce back. Period.). Buying your own home, but if you're renting, that's okay--just start saving as much of the difference between what you'd be paying in mortgage and taxes and rent as you possibly can. Determining your retirement number/age based on your savings (without spazzing about being older and nowhere near there).
I'm a finance idiot, so this is where I'm coming from as I write this review. I know Audible has a plethora of money-savvy people, so Pape's info might not be extraordinarily mind-blowing. But hey: Anything that makes me stop hyperventilating when I consider my financial situation? Well, that's definitely worth the barely 6+ hours listening time...!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Ken Ku-Chih on 11-01-18

Bloody marvelous!

I’ve spent the last few years since having kids organising my family’s finances and investing so I thought I had it pretty much down. There was a lot in the book that did affirm that I was on the right track, but it also gave more than just an opportunity to pat myself on the back; hints and tips for improving what I’m currently doing and a real (and achievable) way to plan for the future.

Lastly, think your finances are boring? Try saying that after the audio book! Author and narrator, Scott Pape’s natural enthusiasm will get you started and EXCITED about sorting your money out.

Recommend to everyone!

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