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Revocable Trusts & Irrevocable Trusts – Are They Right for You?
with Kathryn Bedell, Esq., York Adult Education
Learn how revocable trusts can help avoid probate and protect your privacy, and how irrevocable trusts can protect your assets from nursing home or Maine Care (Medicaid) liens. Discussion will include other strategies to safeguard assets from life events such as business failure or divorce of adult children.
Kathryn Bedell is a law partner at Ballou & Bedell in York and has been practicing for almost 30 years. Her practice focuses on estate planning, asset preservation, and probate matters.
Medicare 101 - 7.23.20
with Anna Moorman, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education
RESCHEDULED TO JULY AND NOW OFFERED REMOTELY VIA ZOOM!
Questions about Medicare? Join Anna Moorman and Jo-Ann Neal for this informational seminar. They will answer your questions including what Medicare does and does not cover, when to enroll, the difference between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Plans, and which plan is best for you. Anna and Jo-Ann will be available for a question and answer session following the presentation. The seminar is free and open to the public, but we do ask that you register. Upon registration you will receive the information and link for Zoom.
CERTIFICATE Accounting & Finance for Non-Financial Managers
with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education
Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. The Certificate in Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. First, get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance. Then find out what you need to know about cash. Cash is the non-financial manager who really makes a difference in the day-to-day cash activities. Discover how to maximize cash flow, learn the importance of cash and find out your role in cash flow success. Finally, acquire advanced knowledge on the financial information that drives your organization. See how business reports are assessed and analyzed. An understanding of this information will help you make smart decisions when it comes to budgeting, setting goals, and assessing performance within your own area of influenceLearn to use financial information in decision-making.
This includes three classes which may be taken individually or grouped as a certificate:
Account & Finance for Non-Financial Managers 6/1-6/26;
Cash is King 7/6-7/31; 10/5-10/30; $195
Financial Analysis & Planning 6/1-6/26; 8/3-8/28; 11/2-11/27;
For full details, see: https://www.yougotclass.org/index.cfm/Sanford
Becoming A Mystery Shopper
with Sandra Thompson, Sanford Community Adult Education
Do you enjoy shopping, eating out, and exploring new places? Are you interested in making money while patronizing local establishments? Become a Mystery Shopper and get paid for shopping in your spare time!! With as little as a few hours a month, you can earn money by shopping everything from fine dining and movie theaters, to fast food restaurants, gas stations, retail stores, and more. This course will arm you with the basics as a Mystery Shopper, including how to find reputable agencies and manage submissions, as well as provide you with a variety of trips and tricks to help you become a successful (and lucrative) Mystery Shopper.
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.
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QuickBooks 2016 Series
with ed 2go, Kittery Adult Education
Whether you're a small business owner or an accountant in need of a QuickBooks refresher, this series of courses will teach you the skills you need to navigate the latest version of the software like a pro.
These courses cover everything from creating statements to more advanced functions, including batch invoicing and report generation. And, when you purchase both courses together, you can get them at a discounted rate!
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Stocks, Bonds &Investing: Oh My!
with ed2go online, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education
Learn the basics of stocks, bonds, and investing so you can be independent and confident about your financial decisions. This class will teach you how to prepare for retirement, manage your finances, and pay for college without the need for hiring a broker or financial advisor. To sign up or get more info click here.