Beware the Ides of April–Tax Day is Upon Us

Beware the Ides of April–Tax Day is Upon Us

I’m moving The Ides of March to April 15. The Ides of April. Tax Day. Seems like a much better knife in the back holiday than a two-thousand year old day where emperors got stabbed by their best friends. Every March 15th I read Shakespeare to my students....

For the Love of Money

My kid loves money. He loves money more than the federal government does. He walks around playing with his money. Talking to it, putting it in containers and carrying it with him. Last night he was watching movies with his money–he sat on top of it in a laundry...

A Tax Primer for Kindergarteners

Today I had a deep and meaningful conversation on the subject about taxes with Declan, my five-year old. He loves money. He counts it, he jingles it, he puts it in and takes it out of his thirty-five year old bank, “Mr. Smiley” who used to gobble up my change when I...