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Hampden - Estate Planning


with Rob Smith, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership

Calendar Mar 28, 2024 at 6 pm

Creating Your Estate Plan - Hampden Academy

Rob Smith Financial Advisor EdwardJones 

This presentation is designed to help people better understand the basics of estate planning so they can consider the options that make the most sense for their specific situations. Participants will learn what to consider when creating a will, the benefits of trusts in estate planning, how to help reduce taxes on estates and how insurance can help protect your family.

Thursday, March 28     6 - 7 pm

Course fee: $10


Invest For Success


with S Blondin, Auburn Adult and Community Education

Calendar Mar 28, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

You work hard for your money.  Is your money working hard for you?  Are you confident in your current investment strategy?  Join us to learn about the power of compound interest, managing risk, and strategically investing to reach your goals. 

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Nice Girls Finish Rich! A Financial Literacy Seminar for Women


with Donna Accettullo, RSU 19 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 28, 2024 at 6 pm

If you think money managment is too complex, too boring or takes too much time, this course will change your mind!

What is Your Plan for Long Term Care?


with Kerry Peabody, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Mar 28, 2024 at 6 pm
1 additional session on May 16, 2024

Learn what LTC services are, how they work and how much they cost. We will also discuss Medicare & Medicaid, and how they will, or won't, pay for care versus several different ways you can pay privately, with a close look at how long term care insurance works.

Thursday, March 28 or May 16, 6-8 p.m.


CERTIFICATE Accounting & Finance for Non-Financial Managers


with LERN U Got Class, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Apr 1, 2024 , runs for 12 weeks
2 additional sessions through Jun 3, 2024

This is an online course.

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 influence.  Learn 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 -  $195

          Cash is King - $195

          Financial Analysis & Planning - $195

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Closing Procedures and Financial Statements
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Closing Procedures and Financial Statements

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with UGot Class, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 1, 2024

This course shows you how to create a worksheet used to adjust the account balances and prepare the financial statements. Use your financial statements to measure performance, make improvements and set goals. The final step covered in this course is closing your books and preparing them for the next accounting period; this is done by journalizing and posting closing entries.  

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Quickbooks Online Level 1


with LERN U Got Class, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Apr 1, 2024 , runs for 4 weeks
2 additional sessions through Jun 3, 2024

This is an online course.

Get a comprehensive understanding of QuickBooks Online, one of the most popular cloud-based accounting programs and the preferred choice for small business managers, owners, bookkeepers, and accounting professionals. In four hands-on units, you will learn how to use QuickBooks Online to enter sales, and purchases, receive and make payments and add inventory.

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Getting Your Affairs in Order - Probate, Estate Planning and MaineCare


with Tim Stanley, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Apr 2, 2024 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Are your family and loved ones prepared to handle your affairs in the event that you can't? Join Attorney Tim Stanley for a discussion about the probate process, wills, trusts, and powers of attorney and preparing for the possibility of long term care expenses. The class will be formatted as a lecture series with the opportunity to ask questions. Provided materials  supplement the in-class discussion.


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