Viewpoints

Photograph taken by Josie Fox, June 2015 Notes from the Fox Den
Hello from the Fox Den! I hope you each had a wonderful week and I want to thank you for taking the time out of your day to read my column. I...


Images Speak: I’m looking for Helena Berryman’s Grave
I’m continually amazed at the power of the Internet. When you combine that with the desire of descendants wanting to know more about their family history, action is soon...
The new small business family medical leave credit
There’s a new business tax credit that partially reimburses employers for providing paid family and medical leave for select employees. But small businesses should be...
High points from El Camino Real
Folks along El Camino Real are beginning to worry about what July and August are going to feel like when it is already hitting a hundred degrees in early June. It looks...
Notes from the Fox Den
Hello and happy June from the Fox Den! Can you believe that we are six months into 2018 already? School is out and the long hot days of summer are upon us. This is...
Update on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was passed by Congress in a hurry late last year, and the IRS and tax preparers have been working to digest some of the more thorny issues...
High Points from El Camino Real
Folks along El Camino Real had plenty to talk about over the Memorial Day weekend, with graduations, dry weather, and a bank robbery, topping the list. I’m going to do my...
Notes from the Fox Den
Hello from the Fox Den! Although we had a wonderful time on our cruise, it is great to be back home. I sure did miss my fur babies Adalee and...


How to handle a gap in health care coverage
Health care coverage gaps happen. Whether because of job loss or an extended sabbatical between gigs, you may find yourself without health care for a period. Here are some...
High Points from Camino Real
Folks along El Camino Real have gotten Mother’s Day behind them and now they are getting ready for graduations, cemetery homecomings, and family reunions. When we are in...
Notes from the Fox Den
Hello from the Fox Den and happy Wednesday! I hope this week’s issue of the Cherokeean finds everyone in great health and good spirits. One of my favorite quotes is, “The...
High Points| from El Camino Real
Folks along El Camino Real are trying to stay up with all the things that are growing after the nights finally started getting warmer. Everybody’s gardens are growing...
When an extension makes sense
While most people should file a tax return by April 17th, you have the option of delaying your filing date until Oct. 15 with a tax extension. When to file an extension •...
Notes from the Fox Den
Hello from the Fox Den and happy Wednesday! I can’t believe we are already in the second week of May. The saying “the older you get, the faster time goes by’ seems to...
Stay prepared to sell your business
If you enjoy running your own business, selling it may be the furthest thing from your mind. But the reality is that eventually an opportunity to sell will come, whether...