Info & Resources from Identity Theft Presentation

Recently, we presented two events on cybersecurity and how to make yourself safer online. Our hope was that you learned practical ways to recognize cyber threats and increased your ability to reduce the chances of becoming a victim of identity theft and scams.

Below are two documents that our speaker, Jared Hoffman, noted.

How to Freeze Your Credit

Staying Safe Online – Know the Social Landscape

The Never Ever List

Cybersecurity 24 Hour Checklist

Tips & Resources for Staying Safer Online


Jackson Thornton Names New Principal

Jackson Thornton, a certified public accounting and consulting firm headquartered in Montgomery, AL, is pleased to announce that Nancy M. Brown has been selected as the firm’s newest principal.

Nancy M. Brown is a principal in the firm’s Montgomery office and has more than 25 years of experience providing accounting and auditing with a concentration in employee benefit plans. In 2012, she joined Jackson Thornton Asset Management as an investment advisor to consult with retirement plan clients.

She is a Leadership Montgomery Legacy Class XXXIX member and volunteers as a Vietnamese interpreter for the Autauga, Elmore and Montgomery county public school systems. Brown is a CPA and has earned the CEBS (Certified Employee Benefit Specialist), RPA (Retirement Plans Associate) and GBA (Group Benefits Associate) designations through the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. She has also earned the PPC™ (Professional Plan Consultant) designation, having specialized knowledge of retirement plan compliance requirements, common plan services and plan administration. She also holds professional membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AIPCA), the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA) and the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists.

Brown received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Auburn University Montgomery.

Money, Philosophically Speaking

“Frugality includes all the other virtues.” – Cicero

“Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.” – P.T. Barnum

What do these two quotes say to you? There is a two thousand year difference between the two and written by men with seemingly nothing in common. Click here to read this thought provoking article.