Scott Pape

Scott Pape is Australia's leading personal finance commentator.

His book, 'The Barefoot Investor: Five Steps to Financial Freedom' is a best-seller in Australia, and has been rewritten, translated and released internationally.

For six years Scott has also had a nationally syndicated weekly column in all major News Ltd papers, and he is a contributor for Better Homes and Gardens magazine and radio show.

Scott is the 7pm Project's money guy, and also appears as a money expert on Triple M with Eddie McGuire and on ABC Radio Nightlife with Tony Delroy.

A holder of his Australian Financial Services License, Scott's passion is helping people with money. He spreads his message at corporate keynotes, schools, sporting clubs, indigenous programs and prisons throughout the country.

Sir Richard Branson says that 'The Barefoot Investor ROCKS!'

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60 Seconds With Scott...

What is your idea of happiness?


Who do you most admire?

Warren Buffett - and my golden retriever... who's name is also Buffett.

What is your greatest extravagance?

My fiance.

What is your biggest regret?

Not buying apple shares in 2003.

What is your greatest achievement?

Kicking off my shoes and treading my own path.

What is your most treasured possession?

My farm - although it doesnt make a lot of money, its a great investment.

What do you appreciate the most about your friends?


What is your favourite food and drink?

The barefoot investor special pizza at Rosco's pizzeria South Yarra. Soda water.

Do you have any nicknames? How did you get them?


Who was your first celebrity crush?

Larry Emdur.

Finish this sentence. I love The Morning Show because...

...Larry makes me laugh.

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