It’s that time of year again when Uncle Sam comes knocking. When working Americans across the land undergo the annual rite of filling out sophisticated, arcane math and crossword puzzles in order to receive a big check—a.k.a. tax return time.
Even as a former math teacher with an unhealthy unusual fascination with personal finance, I must confess that filing taxes do not thrill me. I do it because I take the advice of Jesus seriously when He says we ought to render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s (i.e. the government), but at the same time not believing in paying any more than I must. It’s a chore and it’s a bore, and I do it simply because I have to. [Read more…]