More financial advice for paid protestors

With tax time fast approaching, paid political protesters have some serious decisions to make before April 15.

Yeah. It’s a joke piece. But I include some decent financial advice, too. More here.

Long but mellow line at the ATM of Chicago Women’s Marchers depositing their paychecks. Next time, the Soros people should provide direct deposit. Add some low-cost index fund options, too.

Author: Harold Pollack

Harold Pollack is Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. He has served on three expert committees of the National Academies of Science. His recent research appears in such journals as Addiction, Journal of the American Medical Association, and American Journal of Public Health. He writes regularly on HIV prevention, crime and drug policy, health reform, and disability policy for American Prospect,, and other news outlets. His essay, "Lessons from an Emergency Room Nightmare" was selected for the collection The Best American Medical Writing, 2009. He recently participated, with zero critical acclaim, in the University of Chicago's annual Latke-Hamentaschen debate.