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16 Critical Things Your Family Needs to Know
with Margaret Barnes Heath, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education
There were so many great springtime reviews about this course that SVACE had to offer it again! “Thought-provoking”, “very motivating”, and “ADULTS: MAKE YOUR PARENTS ATTEND!!” were some of the comments. Margaret Heath explains which papers and actions are needed to help your family get informed and organized about your plans in relation to health, emergencies, legal, etc. Bonnie Gould from the Heritage Law office will address the functions of probate. Don’t leave your loved ones with a giant mess down the road. Be prepared! (Ages 18+)
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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After The Paycheck Stops: Retirement Income Primer
with Seth Cheikin, Portland Adult Education
All About Social Security F18
with Herb Moyer, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education
Herb Moyer is a Financial Professional with Prudential, working on his fifth year with PRU. He taught high school Sciences for more than 28 years, worked for IBM as an Education Instructional Specialist for almost four years, and owned his own small computer company, Multimedia Systems, Inc. for 15 years. He enjoys sharing his financial expertise with clients to help them grow and protect their assets to better prepare for their financial futures and their uncertain retirement years.
An Investor's Tour of Mutual Funds
with John Byrne, Bangor Adult & Community Education
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.
A’s, B’s, C’s, and D’s of Medicare
with Alan Minthorn, York Adult & Community Education
Course will provide a thorough overview of “how” to retire without surprises from Social Security, Medicare, MaineCare, and senior health insurance system. You will learn: important SSA forms and timelines; the “parts” of Medicare; how and when to apply; plans and general benefits. Alan Minthorn, Owner of Maine Senior Insurance, LLC, is a licensed and certified senior health insurance products broker. He has held licensure since 1991.
Balance Your Budget, Broaden Investment Knowledge
with M Morrison, Auburn Adult and Community Education
This workshop is designed to help you sharpen your spending and saving strategy, and learn more about the basics of budgeting and the importance of managing credit and debt. Also, this presentation is an expanded look at the "how" of creating an investing strategy, as well as the investment components that form your financial picture.