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A's, B's, C's, and D's of Medicare

$10

with Alan Minthorn, York Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Sep 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week
5 additional sessions through Feb 25, 2020

This course provides a thorough overview of how to transition into senior health insurance (Medicare). Items covered: SSA forms; the “parts” of Medicare; timelines - how and when to apply; avoiding penalties and pitfalls; how to shop for plans.

ABCs of Medicare Messalonskee F19

Free

with Anita Wiley, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Sep 17, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This one-session workshop will help you understand Medicare, how and when to apply, and private plan options available to eligible beneficiaries. Please pre-register by Thursday, Sept. 12. Limit 20 students.

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Accounting Fundamentals
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Accounting Fundamentals

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with Kittery Adult Education

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:

https://www.ed2go.com/kae/online-courses/accounting-fundamentals?tab=detail

After The Paycheck Stops: Retirement Income Primer

$13

with Seth Cheikin, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Oct 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week
This class is designed for people who are thinking about retiring or have retired recently. Students will learn ideas to help build a reasonable and sustainable strategy for managing income and expenses during retirement, utilizing the framework of Plan for the Expected, Prepare for the Unexpected and Position the Portfolio for Both.

An Introduction to Annuities

$7

with Kerry Peabody, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Oct 8, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

An Introduction to Annuities

Kerry Peabody

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, Oct. 8, 6-8 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $7

An Investor's Tour of Mutual Funds
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An Investor's Tour of Mutual Funds

$5

with John Byrne, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Oct 2, 2019 at 6 pm

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.

An Investor's Tour of Mutual Funds

$15

with Fred Diehl, York Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Feb 12, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Mutual funds may play a major role as you try to reach your long- term financial goals. An Investor’s Tour of Mutual Funds provides a detailed look at the features, benefits and risks associated with this type of investment as well as guidance to help empower you as you explore the multitude of funds available.

Basic Finance

Free

with Erica Berry, York Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts Oct 15, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Would you like to be able manage your money better? Do you know how to use online banking tools or create a budget? Erica will help you find the right tools to match your needs and lifestyle, as well as, help you reach your financial goals, both short term and long term.





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