Scott Pape

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Scott Pape (born 1978)[citation needed] is an author and radio commentator who lives in Melbourne, Australia.


Scott Pape grew up in Ouyen, Victoria, where he held odd jobs – once being paid by his father with a single BHP share.[1] He later attended La Trobe University, receiving his Bachelor of Business degree in 2001.

Pape writes a weekly syndicated column that appears in the Courier Mail, Herald Sun, Adelaide Advertiser, Hobart Mercury, Sunday Perth Times, Yahoo7 and The Daily Telegraph. He is also a radio commentator for Triple M, and a regular contributor to ABC radio. In 2003 Scott presented a weekly finance show for young people on SYN Radio in Melbourne. In 2004, Pape wrote a book, The Barefoot Investor.[2] It has since been revised and is now sold throughout Europe.[citation needed] Scott Pape has a business show bearing the same name The Barefoot Investor, which runs on CNBC.

He has most recently[citation needed] appeared as the financial expert on the SBS show The Nest. In April 2008, he was a participant in the Australia 2020 Summit. Pape was previously a regular guest on The 7pm Project.

Pape's book "Barefoot Investor for Families" was published on September 24, 2018.[3]


  1. ^ Killackey, Fiona (May 2010). "Scott Pape". Royal Auto. RACV Public Affairs. p. 17.
  2. ^ Blunden, Ralph (6 September 2008). "La Trobe University - Alumni - Book Reviews". Archived from the original on 6 September 2008. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
  3. ^ "The Barefoot Investor for Families: The only kids' money guide you'll ever need". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Spring 2018. Retrieved 3 September 2018.

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