Monthly Archives: October 2012

“Taxmageddon”

What’s going to happen in January if Congress doesn’t act on the tax changes scheduled in January.  Among the articles being published I received what I thought was a quick summary.  The link is:

http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?llr=jty6r9dab&v=001Jh0o9o-zSlIECf8Go0bV81ufjhwRAxsNdn3g1eeTb79cCFk_yR06FiQ3WoNHFdMpjfZpZZVN4lxoa3ZhgvQZiNqDyaBeoASIZmeF2k8F6YhBYy1WJzJGyNM9-tnK8T5UnycR9ufO9Sk%3D

If Congress doesn’t act 9 of 10 Americans would see an average  increase $3,500.  …

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A Little Background

In 1987 I moved to Chino Hills.  Back then the closest food outlet was the local golf course concession stand.  There was lot of open fields, cows and wildlife.  It was not unusual for our garbage to be raided by the local raccoon or possum.  Our kids were in the first graduating classes of the local schools, it was exciting to be on the ground level of many different things. …

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Anaheim police union worker charged with taking more than $360,000

The Anaheim police union could have avoided this alleged embezzlement if they had proper business controls in place.  One thing that most business owners learn is that they must have proper business controls in place in order to protect employees from themselves.  This may sound jaded, but there are many examples of good people falling victim to weak internal controls. …

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Accessibility and Cash Flow

In my career as an Orange County based CFO one approach I have taken in managing cash flow is accessibility.  This might seem to be a strange aspect of the position and a strange ingredient in cash flow management, but I’ve found it to be very valuable. …

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TCO for ERP Systems

When my CFO clients here in Orange County ask me to help them with a system selection one of the elements that enters into the decision is Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).  TCO is a term popularized in 1987 by the Gartner Group and continues as a valid measurement of any Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. …

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