The Barefoot Investor


Business, Investing

Australia's favorite personal finance commentator Scott Pape joins the team at CNBC with his own 30-minute television show, "The Barefoot Investor". Visit http://barefootinvestor.cnbc.com for more information.


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Happy Financial New Year

July 4th, 2010

This week, the Barefoot Investor gives his top five tips on how to start a happy financial new year. Our first ever guest, Jody, has a job and now Scott wants to help her save for the kid's education. Plus, Nathan wants to tread his own path all the way to Uganda, where he plans to start up a business that also gives back.

The Barefoot Investor goes on a generational road trip through Australia -- from Gen Y's to the Baby Boomers, we'll look at the problems facing Australians as they enter different stages of their lives and find out why it's never too late to start planning for your financial future.

This week the Barefoot Investor goes on a USA road trip. We take a tour through the heart of global capitalism, the New York Stock Exchange. We find out how internet sensation Gary Vaynerchuk turned his passion for wine into a multi-million dollar business. Plus, Scott helps one Barefooter step on his own path to studying in America.

This week on the Barefoot Investor we'll meet Steve, who has packed up the family to go on a year-long Spanish adventure. Janine tells us how she threw in the towel on the corporate world to start her own dream business in Bali, plus, Scott has some wise advice for Karen, who is in severe financial stress and doesn't even know it.