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To whet your appetite and keep your writing fingers limber, take a good look at the photo, or let a prompt settle in your mind. Set a timer a reasonable amount of time is for you, be that five, fifteen, or thirty minutes. Then start writing.

Photo credit: dolgachov/

Photo credit: dolgachov/


Tell the tale of an accountant who notices that the numbers on the forms he’s just filled out keep changing.


How do you feel about paying taxes? When you were a child, what did people say and do around tax time that conveyed their attitudes about money generally and taxes specifically?


Write an article with at least ten tips to help people manage their money all year long.


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