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Estate Planning Basics: What You Should Know to Put Your Affairs In Order


with Tim Stanley, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Jan 27, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Estate planning is the process by which we consider the transfer of wealth or other assets in order to meet a specific goal. Some common estate planning goals include protection of a spouse or disabled child, tax savings, disability planning and business succession planning, among others. Part of the planning process is assembling the appropriate documents that can help you to achieve your goals. This class will help to identify common estate planning goals, as well as to describe the typical documents that are used to achieve those goals, along with a basic review of the probate process.  (No class 2/17)

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Borrowing Basics
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Borrowing Basics


with Amy Maheux, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Learn your options for borrowing money; what the associated costs are, how to best use and manage your credit cards, and how the home buying process and mortgages work.

Presenter: Amy Maheux
Wednesday, 1/29, 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Location: Windham High School - Room 125
Fee: Free

Quickbooks - online version


with Alex Fairbrook, Deer Isle Adult Education

Calendar Jan 30, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Whether you are new to QuickBooks Online, are thinking about switching from QuickBooks desktop to Online, or haven't yet decided if QB Online is right for you, this two-session class is designed to answer many beginners' questions about QuickBooks Online, the various subscription levels, and how to use this "cloud based book keeping program.

Full Course

CCA335: College Financial Aid


with Joshua Bartlett, York Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 3, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Filling out college financial aid forms is one thing, but how do you prepare for it? It’s important to know the impact of income and asset types before filling out forms, otherwise thousands of dollars in potential aid may be missed.

"This was such a beneficial use of our time! Josh helped us understand the FAFSA and scholarship process so when we go through it next year with our son, we will know what to expect." - CCA335 past participant

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Oct session date has changed from Oct 23 to Oct 16.


QuickBooks 2017 Intro


with Dorothy Prescott, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Feb 4, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn to navigate one of the most widely used accounting software applications for small businesses. QuickBooks is an enormous aid in paying bills, invoicing, tracking expenses, paying sales tax and creating reports to better manage your small business or company.  This course is for beginning users.

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Excel 2016 - Basics - Feb.


with Dorothy Prescott, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Feb 5, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Widely used in office settings, knowledge of Excel 2016 will enhance employment possibilities. This course teaches the basic setup and use of spreadsheets to new users, or can be taken by Excel users wishing to refresh their skills. Included are editing and formatting of cells and the use of basic formulas.  Jump in if you have confidence using the computer.

Full Course

CCA330: Funding College


with Joshua Bartlett, York Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 5, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

An in-depth look at many of the potential methods for funding college including loans, scholarships, and savings.

"Every parent of a high-school student, needs to take this class!"  -Past participant


Leave It, Move It, Roll It, Take It


with Cy Kolod, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 11, 2020 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

How you handle your 401(k), pension or other employer-sponsored retirement plan when you leave your job is one of the most important financial decisions you can make. Join me to learn more about your options and how to select the one that makes sense for you.

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