Tag: Money

Show 171 – 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 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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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 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 149: Rich Dad Poor Dad

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?)

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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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Show 102: Home Near Disasters

A broken shower, a crack in the foundation, a leaky roof, a fire in the garage, a tree in the yard. All examples of home disasters that can leave you in a bind and leave you broke. Obviously things happen

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Show 54: Birthday parties, memory maker or chance to show off?

Birthday parties.  We have all been through them, from the cute 1st year party that means adult drinks and hovering over a cake smashing kid (fun) to the house full of other peoples kids and the nefarious goodie bags.  As

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Show 51: Leave ’em alone. When adults flee!

There comes a time when your wee offspring are too old for a babysitter.  You as parents agonize over leaving the kids unattended, even for a 30 minute trip to the store or for takeout.  You take the risk, it

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