Filter by Category
Demand for accounting professionals currently exceeds supply. If you're interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this course is for you. You'll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You'll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities. We'll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period. Whether you're a sole proprietor looking to manage your business finances or you simply want to gain an understanding of accounting basics for career advancement or for personal use, this course will give you a solid foundation in financial matters.
To register or for more details visit:
with Shelli Pride, Scarborough Adult Learning Center
Analyze reports, reconciliation of banks and credit cards, manage accounts receivables and payables, customize reports and fields, job costing, manage inventory, journal entries and advanced tools. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Accounting, QuickBooks and computers required.
THIS CLASS HELD IN WINDHAM but can be transmitted to Scarborough.
Tuesdays, 5:30 to 8 pm
Windham Adult Education
After The Paycheck Stops: Retirement Income Primer
with Seth Cheikin, Portland Adult Education
Airbnb: How to Host
with Jen Johnson / Lynne Witham, RSU 24 Adult Education
Have a spare room or two? Do you enjoy hosting in your home? Want to meet wonderful people from around the world and earn money at the same time? If so, come join Jen and Lynne and learn about the ins and outs of Airbnb.They jumped into the world of Airbnb last spring, earned their SuperHost status by the end of the summer and would love to share their positive experiences and help you navigate successfully in creating your online Airbnb site. They learned so much and have lots of helpful tips to share! Snow date is scheduled for 2/28.
An Introduction to Annuities
with Kerry Peabody, Kittery Adult Education
Annuities can be extremely valuable planning tools – or a disastrous mistake! You need to understand how they work and what they do. This course will cover the basics of how an annuity can be used - for guaranteed returns, protection of principal, guaranteed lifetime income, and more. We’ll also discuss what to watch out for, and how to avoid making an annuity mistake that you’ll regret.
Tuesday, March 12, 6-8 p.m., 1 session
Course Fee: $5
An Investor's Tour of Mutual Funds
with John Byrne, Bangor Adult & Community Education
Please note the date of this class has been changed to March 20th.
This educational program provides a detailed look at the features, benefits and risks associated with mutual funds as well as a map to mutual fund selection. Course fee may be paid the night of the course.
To enroll in enrichment classes, participants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.