Category: Money

Show 180 – The Peril Within

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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Show 178 – Getting Off the Parental Dole

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

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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 168 – Should I Stay or Should I Go

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

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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 166 – Who the Heck is Bethany Miller?

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

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Show 165 – Close AND 4 Cigars

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

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Show 164: Pissed Off Tim: Pay Your S##t!

So, first, this is not directed at any one person, business or what have you. This is more of a concept. This week Dad Tim talks about people who owe people money. Not people who are dodging people they owe.

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Show 157: Debit or Credit?

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

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