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Picture two retired guys enjoying a great beer while they discuss a retirement subject that they came across in a magazine or website. We followup our retirement conversation with our take on the beer. Our goal is to be informative, entertaining and inspiring!

Picture two retired guys enjoying a great beer while they discuss a retirement subject that they came across in a magazine or website. We followup our retirement conversation with our take on the beer. Our goal is to be informative, entertaining and inspiring!
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Scottsdale, AZ

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Picture two retired guys enjoying a great beer while they discuss a retirement subject that they came across in a magazine or website. We followup our retirement conversation with our take on the beer. Our goal is to be informative, entertaining and inspiring!

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English


Episodes

RH 025 Retirement & Its Discontents and Molson Canadian

12/13/2018
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Work is not only a means of income. It’s also a major source of personal identity. Not surprisingly, many struggle with discontentment after they retire. What are we to do―individually and as a culture―when work and life experience make conventional retirement a burden rather than a reprieve? To find out we turn to U of Toronto assistant professor Michelle Pannor Silver who examines how we confront the mismatch between idealized and actual retirement in her book Retirement and Its...

Duration:00:23:31

RH 024 Retired Now What and Hop Water

11/13/2018
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John Wycoff is not your typical octogenarian. He defies ageist stereotypes of retired people slowing down, with nothing left to contribute to society. What drew me to John was not any one thing. Rather it was how many things he’s involved with: social media, his website Retired Now What, his YouTube channel, podcast and his various entrepreneurial endeavors. I invite you to listen and reflect on the experience of someone whose spirit and drive has not wavered to this day. In our beer...

Duration:00:21:19

RH 023 The Frugal Convert and Oktoberfest

10/16/2018
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When Gina was growing up, spending was an accepted and expected way of life. Unfortunately those habits resulted in the accumulation of considerable credit card and student debt. It wasn’t until she found her dream house with the perfect kitchen that Gina converted to a frugal lifestyle, one that she shares via her popular blog the frugal convert. And even though she’s not a beer drinker, Gina graciously agreed to join us in our beer segment. The beer I selected for her is an excellent...

Duration:00:25:36

RH 022 The U Curve of Happiness and Brut IPA

9/17/2018
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Studies have shown that the trajectory of happiness over the course of one’s life resembles a U. But Roy and I think that it might also be possible that it looks like a J or even a W. In our beer segment, we are excited to try a brand new beer style – a brut ipa which is dry and effervescent - as close to champagne as beer can get. Sorry Miller High Life

Duration:00:17:05

RH 021 Keys to a Happy Retirement and Modus Hoperandi

8/19/2018
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Today’s show marks the start of season 2 of the RH podcast. In it Roy and I break down our top 5 tips that can help you have a really good retirement. In our beer segment I talk about my recent trip to Oregon which is known not only for its craft beer but also its production of a key ingredient – hops. Then we taste Modus Hoperandi an American IPA from Ska brewing out of Durango CO.

Duration:00:23:56

RH 020 Smooth Sailing Into Retirement and Sierra Nevada's Hazy Little Thing

7/25/2018
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Roy and I talk with Dave Hughes of retirefabulously about his latest book Smooth Sailing Into Retirement which navigates us from the last six months of work into the first year of retirement. We explore how to curate your retirement by designing your day according to your retirement personality. Then in our beer segment we mix things up a bit because Dave is more of a cocktail drinker than a beer drinker. So we include a discussion of cocktails after we taste Sierra Nevada juicy Hazy Little...

Duration:00:24:48

RH 019 Beer Cap Country and Belching Beaver

6/26/2018
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Andrew Erikson did not set out to be an entrepreneur. But that changed when he determined that he could make a gift for a friend faster and cheaper than if he bought it. His friend loved the gift so much Andrew wondered if there might be a bigger opportunity. To find out he created beer cap country which is so successful that Andrew was able to quit his regular full time job last October. In our beer segment we talk about Andrew’s home brewing experience, what’s it like to live in the...

Duration:00:26:35

RH 018 Early Retirement and Voodoo Ranger

6/12/2018
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Today we celebrate the early retirement of one of our favorite guests – Fritz Gilbert of The Retirement Manifesto. Reflecting on his 33 years working for the same company – can you believe that – Fritz has come up with his top 6 lessons learned which he shares with us. Then in the fun segment of our show, also known as the beer segment, we toast Fritz’s retirement with New Belgium’s Voodoo Ranger Juicy haze. Welcome to the Retire Hoppy podcast with Ted Carr and Roy Weinberg.

Duration:00:26:45

RH 017 Volunteering and Founders Centennial IPA

5/24/2018
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Snowbirds Small business Retirement planning Volunteering What do these have in common? That would be our guest – Bill Bennett who covers them all in our opening segment. Then stay tuned for our beer segment where we check out Bill’s beer selection - Founders Centennial IPA. Welcome to the RH podcast with Ted Carr and Roy Weinberg!

Duration:00:18:13

RH 016 Growth Mindset and Steamworks IPA

5/9/2018
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It’s said that life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react. Matt Matheson from Method to Your Money talks about the importance of having a growth mindset in order to make the most of your life. In our beer segment, we taste Matt’s selection -a hazy NE style IPA Steamworks Brewing. Welcome to the RH podcast with Ted Carr and Roy Weinberg!

Duration:00:32:26

RH 015 The Future is Fragile and Hop Henge

4/22/2018
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This may come as a surprise but today’s retirees are faring pretty well when it comes to their finances. However, there are storm clouds on the horizon suggesting that future financial security may be more fragile. In our beer segment, Roy and I discuss one of the 4 ingredients that go into the making of beer – the noble hop. Then we taste a beer that is a tribute to the hop – Deschutes Hop Henge. Welcome to the RH podcast with Ted Carr and Roy Weingberg.

Duration:00:21:27

RH 014 Route to Retire and Wells Banana Bread Beer

4/8/2018
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Between 2010 and 2015 the number of Americans retiring outside the US grew by 17% and that number is expected to grow as more retirees see advantages in retiring abroad. One such visionary is popular FIRE blogger Jim from Route to Retire. His retirement destination? Panama. In our beer segment we check out Jim’s selection – Wells Banana Bread Beer or as he calls it Desert in a bottle. Welcome to the RH podcast with Ted Carr and Roy Weinberg.

Duration:00:29:14

RH 013 That Beer Guru and Adroit Theory

3/20/2018
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After natural gas Company executive Jeff Barger retired in 2014, he set off on a quest to visit 300 breweries in no fewer than 30 states in one year! He created a website –ThatBeerGuru – to share his adventures. After he exceeded his goal Jeff knew that he wanted craft beer to continue to play an important role in his life. So, he decided to invest in a brewery – Adroit Theory. In our beer segment we taste 2 excellent beers from Adroit Theory - a NE Style Imperial IPA followed by a Russian...

Duration:00:22:42

RH 012 Savings Tips and Hopslam

3/5/2018
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Saving enough money is on the critical path to financial independence. Today we share some simple ways to save that instill the mindset and discipline required to be a prodigious saver. In our beer segment we are fortunate to taste Bell’s scarce, world renowned double IPA – HopSlam. Welcome to the Retire Hoppy podcast with Ted Carr and Roy Weinberg.

Duration:00:16:26

RH 011 Health Shares and Stone's Go To Session IPA

2/14/2018
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One of the challenges of early retirement is finding affordable health insurance. Enter Health shares a more cost effective option for some. Kathe Kline of Rock Your Retirement joins Roy and I to break down what a health share is, who might be interested and what a health share is not. Kathe then joins us for our beer segment. A self-described craft beer newbie who is comfortable with standard light lagers, Roy and I take Kathe out of her comfort zone with Stone Brewing’s Go To session...

Duration:00:18:53

RH 010 Paycheck to Paycheck and Born Yesterday

2/5/2018
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Breaking the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck may seem daunting but it can be done. In today’s show we review 4 steps for how to do so and discover a 5th one! In our beer segment, we check out an exceptional fresh hopped pale ale from Lagunitas.

Duration:00:19:00

RH 009 FIRE and Deep Canyon Amber Ale

1/23/2018
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In today’s program Roy and I speak with Steve of thinksaveretire.com. Steve and his wife are successful practioners of FIRE – financial independence retire early. They achieved financial independence and retired in their mid 30s! Find out how and why they did it. Then in our beer segment, we taste Steve’s favorite beer – Deep Canyon Amber from Thunder Canyon of Tucson AZ. And we cap off today’s show with Roy’s composition of All My Love’s in Vain. Welcome to the retire hoppy podcast with...

Duration:00:27:40

RH 008 Millennials and Brown Shugga

1/22/2018
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What comes to mind when I say Millennials? How about a distrust of financial institutions, aversion to risk and less than 30% of their wealth invested in the stock market – all factors that don’t bode well for their future retirement. Roy and I share our thoughts on what they can do to get on track. In our beer segment, we explain what an International Bitterness Unit, or IBU is, and how to use it. Then we taste an American strong ale – Brown Shugga’ from Lagunitas. Welcome to the retire...

Duration:00:17:43

RH 007 FIRE and Jubelale

12/17/2017
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Retiring in your 30s or 40s seems highly improbable to most people. However, it’s more common than you think due to the discovery of FIRE – Financial Independence Retire Early. Ted and Roy break down how the adherents of FIRE make it happen. Then in our beer segment the guys celebrate the holiday season with an excellent Christmas ale from Deschutes Brewing of Bend OR.

Duration:00:16:41

RH 006 The Future of Retirement and a Double IPA from Green Flash

11/27/2017
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In today’s Retire Hoppy podcast Ted and Roy discuss their take on the “new retirement”. Then they kick up their beer tasting with a west coast style double IPA from Green Flash. Welcome to the Retire Hoppy podcast with Ted Carr and Roy Weinberg!

Duration:00:16:23