Take 5: A Roundup of Reads From Around the Web

This week: How much you’ll spend on back-to-school supplies, essential marriage paperwork, the Clinton and Trump tax plans, how bad credit can affect your pursuit of work, and famous people with infamous finances.

This Soda Pop Tax Has a Sweet Side

Sugary sodas are good for kids — or at least they could be in Philadelphia — if a tax proposal there gets a thumbs up from the city council.

Confessions of a Tax Procrastinator

There are a lot of reasons why some people just can’t file their taxes on time. Here’s why you don’t want to be one of them and four powerful reasons to get moving.