Category: College

A few episodes back we talked about when your college-aged child comes home and announces that he or she has applied for a trip to Japan and that it will cost $6500. Well, turns out it doesn’t always happen that …

Show 186 – The $6500 Fall Out Read More »

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

It’s never fun when your college-aged kid comes home and says, “guess what!? I applied to take a study trip to Japan and I was accepted.” Well, it can be exciting but do you have $6500 sitting waiting on you …

Show 184 – The $6500 Surprise Bomb Read More »

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

dole \ ˈdōl  \ ● n. one’s allotted share, portion, or destiny What happens when your child turns 26? They are officially off their parents’ insurance plan. At least on health insurance. They may still be on auto or whatever. How do you …

Show 178 – Getting Off the Parental Dole Read More »

Tagged with: , , , ,

Student loans. I know we are all groaning right now. The dreaded student loan. Bane of recent college grads (or dropouts) and even long- lived adults. When the Dads went to college, mostly tuition was affordable and many times loans …

Show 172 – The “Other Mortgage” Read More »

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,

When did you get your first credit card? Do you remember filling out that credit card application that you saw in a counter stand at a convenience store, department store, etc.? Did you have direction as to how to properly …

Show 157: Debit or Credit? Read More »

Tagged with: , , ,

There used to be a time when the only way to pay for things was with cash. Credit cards were only for big purchases. Debit cards came along and allowed you to use a card as cash. These days there …

Show 156: Paper or Plastic? Read More »

Tagged with: , , ,

Eugene B Sims is in The Less Desirables Studios in The Lab at Industry Hill to talk about what it’s like to be a turn-key “father” or stepfather to two boys, which have pretty much grown up around him. The …

Show 154: The Step Dude Read More »

Tagged with: , , , , ,

There have been two huge lottery jackpots in the last month. Sweepstakes, lotteries, windfalls of all kinds. What would you do if you won? Would you blow it on extravagant things? Start a foundation? Travel? Whatever. The Beer Dads talk …

Show 153: Lotto-Pilot Read More »

When your college-aged child calls you and asks how much money he or she has in savings or when your high school-aged child realizes that he’s spending over $50 a week in gas money or your post-college-aged children realize that …

Show 150: Poor Dad, Poor Dad, Poor Dad Read More »

Tagged with: , , , , ,

In these times it’s really important to get your budgets in order. Perhaps, figuring out what is or isn’t working. How about what is worth it or what isn’t. Is that streaming service, magazine subscription (does anyone do that anymore?) …

Show 149: Rich Dad Poor Dad Read More »

Tagged with: , , , , ,