Category: Education

Show 173 – The Beer Bubble

The closure of Business 40 in Winston-Salem has had a direct effect on businesses in the downtown area. What other towns could have a major road, that basically bifurcates the entire town, shut down and that town act like nothing

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Show 172 – The “Other Mortgage”

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

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Show 167 – The First Job

Beer Dad Tim’s son 3B got his first job today. Not only did he get a job but he also got a job in the very industry that he is aspiring to be part of. That’s step one of “the

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Show 156: Paper or Plastic?

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

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Show 153: Lotto-Pilot

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 150: Poor Dad, Poor Dad, Poor Dad

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

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Show 147: Could It Be Us?

The headlines are full of accusations and denials of sexual misconduct, sexual assault and so on. The #metoo movement is strong and is both protecting and empowering women to come forth about these things. But, on the other hand, there

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Show 136: Stupid? What is Stupid?

A continuation of the story from the last episode, The Beer Dads discuss the difference in stupid and ignorance. The “entertainers” that try to make us think they care about us at all. And, those who believe what those people

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Show 135: Call to Action?

Do you allow celebrities, pundits and other influential folk dictate what you think, what you boycott, how you protest or even what you buy? Recent incidents with television pundits and sponsors that may or may not support their point-of-view any

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Show 133: Expecting the Unexpected when You Least Expect It

You get comfy and settled into your daily routine. The spouse has a great paying job. You have a great paying job. Your kids are doing well in school. Your car and house are all in great shape. Life is

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