Category: Money

Remember, if you will, back in episode 173, titled The Beer Bubble. Well, we bring that subject up, once again, when not one but three beer establishments in Greensboro have announced that they are or that they have closed/closing. Is the competitive …

Show 194 – The Bubble Revisited Read More »

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The Beer Dads are of the age where they’re considered the “Sandwich Generation.” Haven’t heard of that? The Sandwich Generation? The Sandwich Generation is defined as those who have a living parent age 65 or older and are either raising …

Show 190 – Some Baloney on Your Sandwich? Read More »

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Did you know that Beer Dad Jon is a fundraising beast? It’s true. He and his organization, the Piedmont Triad Apartment Association have been major fundraisers for several organizations but probably the biggest is for Second Harvest Food Bank of …

Show 187 – Feeding the Funds Read More »

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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 »

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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 …

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The Beer Dads are well-traveled. They’ve each been to Europe, some to Central America and each to numerous places around this country. But, as much as he loves to travel, Beer Dad Tim hasn’t ever been to New York City, …

Show 183 – Avoiding the Beaten Path Read More »

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Beer Dad Tim had a rough morning. We have talked many times about the perils of home-ownership but today was a rough day for Dad Tim. AC problems which lead to a small swimming pool’s worth of water being extracted …

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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 »

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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 …

Show 173 – The Beer Bubble Read More »

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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 »

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