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The Barefoot Investor Audiobook

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

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Publisher's Summary

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.

©2017 Copyright Barefoot Investor Pty Limited (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

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    "EVERY AUSTRALIAN SHOULD READ THIS!"

    loved this. cant wait to get the barefoor steps in place. ive ordered a hard copy to reference from but i really recommend listening to it first. being read by scott himself makes it feel more personal and fun.
    if i had picked up the hard copy first i dont think i would have been as excited by the concept.

    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
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    27/06/2017
    27/06/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "This book is the beginning of the rest of my life."

    BUYER BEWARE: Only purchase this book if you want to ta
    ke control of your life!!!

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    J.Robertson 20/06/2017
    J.Robertson 20/06/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Very happy I've heard this!"

    Well spoken, methodical and no BS about his information. When I downloaded it I thought it was his original book, but was very happy to find it was a recently updated version. So STOKED!

    I've put a few methods in place already aligning with this advice and I'm looking forward to having it all set!!

    Will definitely be listening again before the week is out!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    02/07/2017
    02/07/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Liked it so much, I bought it twice!"

    I stumbled upon this book by accident and already the cover was familiar. From the first couple of pages I could easily understand Scott and his purpose.
    Once I read about the buckets I immediately drew my own serviette and found I was getting by at 75% Daily Expenses. Over the next couple of weeks I furrowed over every bill and cut it down to 62% in time for the next pay. I am now well on my way to paying off my debt and building my mojo.
    This book is so great, I BOUGHT THE AUDIBLE.

    All the best to Scott and anyone else who finds this book

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    20/06/2017
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    "Eye opener"

    Great book, outlines simple steps that anybody can follow. + Very entertaining. Loved the narrator/author.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Joel 04/07/2017
    Joel 04/07/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "loved it!"

    Brilliant advice in simple terms. I genuinely feel in control after following Scott's (Barefoot's) steps. It's early days and we have a long way to go before we are debt free and start saving money and boosting super, but we are on our way and because everything's on autopilot there's no worries! Thanks Barefoot

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    Damian Hardy 03/07/2017
    Damian Hardy 03/07/2017
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    "Great Book"

    Really enjoyed listening and I will now buy a copy for myself (and 3 daughters) and prepare my girls for the journey ahead.

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    andresa emidio 04/07/2017
    andresa emidio 04/07/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Best finacial book ever. Scott open my mind"

    Very easy to understand. Scott open my mind about money security.
    Now I can say I'VE GOT THIS

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    Rob 29/06/2017
    Rob 29/06/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "Perfect for Australians, not so much for others"

    The content in the book is as good advice as you will get from anywhere, if you follow what Scott says and have faith you will dig yourself out of whatever hole you are in.

    Clear steps on what to do, when to do it and how to do it... No BS, there is very real and legit guidelines in this book that will work. Scott knows what he is talking about.

    Perfect for an Australian or if you live in Australia.

    That said, I am not Australian nor do I live in Australia! However, with a bit of work I can adapt his ideas to myself here in New Zealand (the actual best country in the world!) but it will just take a bit more work for me to figure out how things work here.

    The steps are much the same though.

    This book is worth the time you spend with it... Especially if you live in Australia, the 2nd best country in the world, maybe the 3rd. Definitely no lower than 5th!

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    "not you average finance book. excellent book "

    loved it and will become a barefoot investor. Very amusing story that is simple to understand

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    "Love It!"

    I'm a middle class working woman who while not in debt (except the mortgages) I definitely don't have a plan and I've avoided looking at my finances like the plague because it was too confusing and boring.
    This book clears up much of my confusion and gives me the confidence I need to move forward into the fall of my life without fear.
    Thanks Scott!
    Now I'm going to listen again!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • David L. Smith
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    "Great financial advice ... for Aussies"

    As an American, I was skeptical over how much of this book would actually apply to me. However, even though there were differences (like between a superfund and 401(k) / IRA) there were still a lot of good tidbits ... and some great ones.
    I highly recommend the book, even if you're not Australian. You just may have to do some work how it exactly applies to you.

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  • JumpMaster's Wife
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    "Ugh. Waste of LOL...MONEY!"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    Someone from Australia. If you aren't from Australia - this book is a waste of your money.


    How could the performance have been better?

    Make it more generic for more audiences.


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    "You'd need an outstanding reason not to...."

    listen to this audiobook and see yourself, your past and future in sharp focus. Straight forward and even better for it. Listen and grow!

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