Tax Talk

What’s Tax Got to Do with It?

Tina Turner’s death last month at age 83 leaves an enormous hole in the soul of rock and roll. Turner cut her first record in 1958 on her... Read More

Flying Friendlier Skies

In 1748, Benjamin Franklin published an essay called “Advice to a Young Tradesman,” where he wrote, “Remember that time is money.”... Read More


When you think of a labor strike, you probably picture a line of blue-collar workers carrying picket signs in front of a coal mine or... Read More

Check Your Speed

Here in these United States, tax policy rests on the notion that tax rates should rise with income, so those who earn more pay a greater... Read More

It May Be Artificial, But Is it Really Intelligence?

Last month, an outfit modestly calling itself “The Future of Life Institute” released an open letter calling for all artificial... Read More

Fake It ‘Til You Make It

Here in America, were world champs at “fake it ‘til you make it.” Just look at Anna Delvey (Inventing Anna), Representative George... Read More

The Art of Tax

April 15 is almost here, and panicky taxpayers across America are begging their tax pros for any help they can get for bills they aren’t... Read More

I Won’t Go, Go, Go

When you were young, mom said, “It’s all fun and games until somebody loses an eye.” But now the rules are different. Now it’s all... Read More

Quelle Horreur!

Considering how much Americans think about retirement, it’s sometimes hard to realize what a new concept that phase of life really is. It... Read More

“Attaboy, Clarence!”

In the 1946 Christmas movie, It’s A Wonderful Life, Jimmy Stewart plays banker George Bailey, who uses his honeymoon savings to keep his... Read More