Category: Money

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: , , , , , , , ,

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 »

Tagged with: , , , , ,

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 …

Show 180 – The Peril Within 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: , , , ,

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 »

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: , , , , , , , , ,

Looking for a new house is daunting. Figuring out whether you should do that or stay in the house you’re already in can be even worse. You have to compare and contrast the cost of getting the house ready for …

Show 168 – Should I Stay or Should I Go Read More »

Tagged with: , , , , ,

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 …

Show 167 – The First Job Read More »

Tagged with: , , , ,

Bethany Miller comes back to talk with us about cigars, her life, how she has totally immersed herself in the world of cigars and how being a bad-ass just comes naturally. Actually, Beer Dad Tim said she was bad-ass (she …

Show 166 – Who the Heck is Bethany Miller? Read More »

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

Bethany Miller is in to talk with The Dads about Top Leaf Cigar Lounge. But, not only that, she goes into, with amazing detail, the history of cigars, how they’re made, the stigma of them and what it’s like to …

Show 165 – Close AND 4 Cigars Read More »

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