What You Missed in School

Slate is an online magazine covering current affairs, politics, and culture. This week, they published a fascinating piece that, frankly, said nothing about taxes, accounting, or financial planning. Yet it’s well worth a couple minutes of your time to think about the...

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Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics.

Pardon me while I step up on my soapbox for a minute. A new TaxCoach member asked me a perfectly well-intentioned question on a webinar on Tuesday. It’s a question I get all the time, but it’s based on such pervasive misinformation that I just had to address it here...

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Billion Dollar Advice from Mark Cuban

America is the land of plenty, which means, among other things, that there are plenty of billionaires to go around. 536 of them, to be exact, according to Forbes magazine. (Wait – GoPro stock just tanked last night, so take founder Nick Woodman off that list. Easy...

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Double Your Referrals This Tax Season

I’m a single dad with three kids. That means we don’t run a very tight ship at Chez Lyon. I’ve never been the tidiest guy around. My oldest daughter, who’s (finally) away at school, has never even met the word “tidy.” (She says her suitemates are even messier than she...

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