Tax Talk

A Little Goes a Long Way

Sometimes, when Washington changes tax laws, it’s Big Freakin’ News. Back in 1986, a bipartisan group of senators and representatives... Read More

Membership Has Its Privileges

In 1958, American Express launched its first credit card. They worked to position it as a premium offering right out the gate, with a... Read More

Unaffordable at Any Speed

Have you tried buying a car lately? It’s nuts! Carmakers are scrambling to find the chips they need to power features like entertainment... Read More

Nice Work If You Can Get It

It’s Spring Break, and millions of Americans are doing their best bird imitations and flying south. College kids will find their way to... Read More

As Time Goes By

In 1942, Captain Louis Renault, commander of French troops in Casablanca, was “shocked, shocked” to find that gambling was going on at... Read More

Lights, Camera, Action!

This weekend, Hollywood’s elite gathered to do what they do best: celebrate themselves at the Oscars. And while Will Smith... Read More

From Russia With Love

Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has made it an uncharacteristically rough time to be a Russian oligarch. Everyone from western... Read More

Fill ‘er Up!

With Vladimir Putin’s troops wreaking havoc in Ukraine, Western governments have hammered Russia with unprecedented sanctions that may... Read More

Cascading Consequences

Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has shocked the world and united the globe. In less than a week, Putin turned himself, his country,... Read More

No Good Deed

The ancient Greeks understood that sometimes life calls for sacrifice. In Greek mythology, King Minos of Crete forced the people of Athens... Read More