Oct 4th Lecture on Estates & Wills a Big Hit

On Wednesday, October 4th, Tom Scanlon welcomes our guests and introduces guest speaker Attorney Lou Spadaccini for his lecture on “Making Your Wishes Known & Protecting Your Legacy”. An educational & enjoyable evening was had by all.

Along with will & probate matters, Spadaccini specializes in personal injury, collections, worker’s compensation law and business & commercial law. If you’d like information on services offered … Continue reading »

How Equifax’s Catastrophic Security Breach Could Affect YOU

Portions of this articles were drawn from Consumer.ftc.gov, Irs.gov and Equifax.com

The Equifax data breach exposed the information of nearly half the population of the United States. There is a greater than normal likelihood your data is now in hackers’ hands.  Unfortunately, in addition to long wait times when calling, another  problem in the Equifax dispute is that you have to check with the company to find out if your data was exposed, and that means providing them with even … Continue reading »

Fall Seminar Series

Back to School with Expert Advice

Join Us for Dinner & Important Discussions

You’ll Want to Hear

 

Wednesday, October 4th    

Making Your Wishes Known & Protecting Your Legacy

5:30pm-7:00pm at 360 East Center Street, Manchester, CT

Attorney Lou Spadaccini of Blackwell & Spadaccini LLC, leverages practical advice for Connecticut residents to maximize their legacy and minimize costs and delays. Some of the topics covered include: Estate Planning & Trusts; Wills; Power of Attorney; Health … Continue reading »

Scanlon presents at local school

Local CPA Thomas F. Scanlon recently made a presentation to an enrichment class of 6th graders at Franklin Elementary School in North Franklin, CT. The class introduces students to the Stock Market Game and the basics of researching/choosing stocks and how to trade in the Stock Market Game. Teacher Matt Walsh requested a professional presentation through SIFMA’s Invest it Forward tm program for this class that meets weekly.

 

SIFMA Foundation’s Invest it Forwardtm connects educators and classrooms with financial … Continue reading »

Credit Card ID Theft: How to Protect Your Cards (Part 3)

From the IRS website: 

Credit Card Loss or Fraudulent Charges Under the Fair Credit Billing Act, your liability for unauthorized use of your credit card tops out at $50. However, if you report the loss before your credit card is used, the FCBA says you are not responsible for any charges you didn’t authorize. If your credit card number is stolen, but not the card, you are not liable for unauthorized use.

ATM or Debit Card Loss or Fraudulent TransfersContinue reading »