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The Basics of Bookkeeping

$195

with Sharon deFonteny, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 1, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on May 3, 2021

How do you keep track of the day-to-day financial transactions of a business? Whether you are looking to advance in your career, or you’re an entrepreneur, (or maybe you are a part of a family business), this course will help you if you are looking to understand the numbers. The Basics of Bookkeeping course will help you understand, and know how to record, every penny that comes into your business and every penny that goes out of your business. What are debits and credits? What do the numbers mean? How do I label accounts? Even if you outsource your bookkeeping needs, you should still have a basic understand of what happens with the money earned and the money spent. The Basics of Bookkeeping will show you how to keep track of the numbers and why!

The Basics of Bookkeeping

$195

with U Got Class LERN, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 1, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks

This class is designed to "flip" from onsite to remote, should we need to close our buildings.

How do you keep track of the day-to-day financial transactions of a business!  Whether you're looking to advance in your career, or you're a business owner, this course will help you understand the numbers.  Learn how to record, every penny that comes into and goes out of your business.  Create a chart of accounts that meet your needs.  Even if you outsource your bookkeeping needs, you should still have a basic understanding of what happens with the money earned and the money spent!  Learn where the numbers go, and why!

The Basics of Bookkeeping

$195

with UGOTCLASS Business Certificates, Winthrop/Monmouth Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 1, 2021 , runs for 4 weeks

How do you keep track of the day-to-day financial transactions of a business? Whether you are looking to advance in your career, or you’re an entrepreneur, (or maybe you are a part of a family business), this course will help you if you are looking to understand the numbers. The Basics of Bookkeeping course will help you understand, and know how to record, every penny that comes into your business and every penny that goes out of your business. This course shows you how to create a chart of accounts that meet your needs. All of the money you spend, and all of the money you earn, have a place to go. How do your record them? What are debits and credits? What do the numbers mean? How do I label accounts? Even if you outsource your bookkeeping needs, you should still have a basic understand of what happens with the money earned and the money spent. No one should be blind to his or her finances! In this course you will learn where the numbers go, and why! You will learn the bookkeeping terminology as well as what it means to keep track of the numbers. At the end of the cycle, what do the numbers mean? The Basics of Bookkeeping will show you how to keep track of the numbers and why!

 

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ABCs of Medicare via Zoom Messalonskee W21

Free

with Anita Wiley, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Mar 1, 2021 at 6:30 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 Monday, Feb. 22. Storm date Mar. 8. Limit 15 students.

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Social Security: Your Questions Answered via Zoom W21

$5

with Sasha Fitzpatrick, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Mar 2, 2021 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This seminar is for those investors who are nearing retirement and have not started taking Social Security. Social Security likely will be the foundation of your retirement income. Before you retire, it’s important to understand your options with Social Security and the impact your decisions have on your retirement. We’ll discuss how Social Security fits into your retirement income plan, when you should start taking benefits, and tax considerations. Limit 20 students.

Full Course

Medicare Basics, What You Need to Know

Free

with John Holland, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 2, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
3 additional sessions through Jun 1, 2021

Do you or a loved one need help understanding your options with Medicare? Did you know there are two ways to get your Medicare: Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage? When should you take Part A, Part B? Do I need a Medigap (supplement) Plan, a Prescription Drug Plan (Part D)? How do Marketplace Plans work with Medicare? Are you already enrolled in Medicare and want to better understand your choices for switching plans and potentially saving money during the Annual Open Enrollment Period beginning in October? If you have answered YES to any of these questions, then this session is for you. Sponsored by the Southern Maine Agency on Aging our highly trained SHIP Counselors offer current, relevant, and unbiased information you can use to make an informed decision about your health insurance.

This one hour course is generously offered free of charge by the Southern Maine Area on Aging, donations to SMAAA are always gratefully accepted.

Instructor: John Holland, Certified SMP/SHIP
Section 1: Tuesday, 2/2, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Section 2: Tuesday, 3/2, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Section 3: Tuesday, 4/6, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Section 4: Tuesday, 5/4, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Section 5: Tuesday, 6/1, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Online via Zoom
Fee: Free 

Retirement by Design

Free

with John Byrne, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 2, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Retirement by Design is a presentation that illustrates how you can translate your vision for retirement into tangible goals. Whether you are 10 or 40 years from retirement, you’ll learn investment strategies to help design the retirement you want. We’ll also discuss how you can add flexibility to your strategy to help you handle unexpected events and how you can keep your strategy on track.

What is Your Plan for Long Term Care?

$15

with Kerry Peabody, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 2, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

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.  

 

Tuesday, March 2, 6-8 p.m.

Course Fee: $15





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