GTPCC MEETING MINUTES
November 18, 2012
Today’s meeting of the GTPCC was held in the
Community Room of Howell Furniture, 6095 Folsom in Beaumont, Texas
Attendance: 15 members and 8 guests.
New Members: None
Renewals: 4 (Marsha Dupre, Raymond Ogg , Gene Koch, Pat Williams).
Guest Speaker: Ross Jones, Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch
Speaker Presentation: What to know about On Line Banking and Trading
At 1:30 pm: Dr.Sams Q&A Session: Dr. Sam opened meeting with Q & A.
Microsoft service pack 1
Windows 8 downloading options & menu types such as classic
touch screen & screen protectors
software site techsupportalert.com & ilovefreesoftware.com
latest windows security updates
passwords & flash drive protection
rfid tags & electronic marketing
black friday price matching
2:30 pm: Main presentation by Financial Advisor Ross Jones from Merrill Lynch
Mr. Jones displayed a slide show on financial industry overview and explained to us
types of customer accounts and online trading ($6/trade) with its risks and requirements, giving and overall summery of activities and actions.
He showed us mymerrill.comwebsite with consumer banker Bank of America and its demo page, explaining that his job is to remove emotion from the transaction.
He also stressed the danger of market timing, the uncertainty of short runs and the
importance of password protection.Mr. Jones proceeded to answer the many questions from participants.
3:25 pm:Announcements:Our president went over Advanced System Care 6.
Our treasurer explained club's former laptop is for sale with one offerand sold for $100.
Our treasurer discussed membership & the need for membership enrollment
4:00 pm: Door prize drawing held by Jerry McDaniel. See "Door Prizes" page for door prize winners and donors.
4:15 pm: Meeting was adjourned.