Acknowledgements. Introduction: Going Barefoot. There's a Barefoot Path for everyone. What does the Barefoot Investor stand for ? The way of the Barefooter. The Barefoot Plan for living large in five easy steps. Step 1 - Keep It Real. The label game. Talking 'bout my generation. The future is going to be expensive! Goals. Step 2 - Look Out for Number One. Control your cash. Barefoot Bondage - a little light discipline. Robbing banks - choosing the right accounts. Bank fees - the enemy. Banks v credit unions. Step 3 - Repo Your Repayments. More money than problems. Debt. Delving into debt. Green with envy. Mobile phones. Different types of debt explained. Paying off your debt - an action plan. The debt pyramid. Debt consolidation. Bankruptcy. Checking your credit history. Step 4 - Work Your Mojo. Mojo investing. My humble beginnings. Why you will become a millionaire - compound interest (the eights wonder of the world). What are your options. The search. Risky business. Becoming a stock jock. Warren B - the original regulator. Let someone else do the hard work for you. Mojo magic. Choosing a fund - outsourcing investing. Farnsey v Barnsey. What happens if the stock market crashes. The Mojo action plan. Step 5 - Have a Backup Plan. Always use protection. Why have insurance ? Insurance explained simply. Car insurance. Contents insurance. Health insurance. Superannuation. The price of love. Joint credit. We need to talk. Cohabitation agreements. Sorting out your records with the shoebox method. Chapter 6 - Property: a British Love Affair. Turning the dream into reality. Four walls: home or prison ? When is the right time to buy ? Why property prices have hit the roof. Buying v renting. Getting a deposit. Chapter 7 - Barefoot Entrepreneurs. Wage slavery. Young, restless and successful. Happy days. Triple M - Marriage, Mortgage and Midgets. Turning youth to your advantage. My story. Website Directory.
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