South Carolina Security Breach
On Friday, October 26, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley announced that millions of South Carolinians had their personal information stolen through an international attack. In addition to protection from www.protectmyid.com/scdor, there are additional ways you can protect your information. View the Consumer Protection Tips. Consumers: Sign up for one year of free credit monitoring and insurance, and lifetime ID theft-resolution services – protectmyid.com/scdor (use the code “scdor123”) or call (866) 578-5422. Businesses: Sign up for free lifetime monitoring from Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. or Experian. Read more.
Educational Fund Scholarships
Scholarship applications are available for student members through the SCACPA Educational Fund. The number of scholarships awarded each year depends upon the qualifications of the applicants and available funds. Amounts range from $500 to $2500. Applications must be postmarked by June 1, 2013. Learn more.
The South Carolina Association of CPAs is dedicated to helping South Carolinians make sound financial decisions through its financial literacy efforts.
Financial Planning for Disaster
Natural or manmade disasters can strike at any time. Of course, your family’s health and security are the most important considerations. Once safety concerns have been addressed, regaining order in your finances is essential for returning to normal life. The South Carolina Association of CPAs advises that proper planning and preparation before disaster strikes is crucial. CPAs offer these tips on how to do it. >>>Learn More
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