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Home Buyer Education

$40

with James Macomber, RSU 24 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 7, 2020 at 8:30 am

Not sure what to do when buying a home? What is all that financial jargon your banker is throwing at you?  MaineStream is a certified HomeBuyer Education provider for HUD and Maine State Housing Authority. Your certificate of completion allows you to access special loan programs through MSHA, FHA, and VA and is good for two years. 

Investing in New & Fast Growing Companies

$20

with Lowrie Sargent, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 9, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Oftentimes the fundamental and technical analysis of new companies can be inconclusive because either they do not have much history or they exceed "industry standards". But new and fast growing companies can present exciting investment opportunities. This class offers a different way to consider evaluating these companies.

Airbnb: How to host

Free

with Lynne Witham, Deer Isle Adult Education

Calendar Mar 10, 2020 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Airbnb: How to HostHave a spare room or two? Do you enjoy hosting inyour home? Want to meet wonderful people fromaround the world and earn money at the same time? Ifso, come join Jen Johnson and Lynne Witham andlearn about the ins and outs of Airbnb. They jumpedinto the world of Airbnb in early summer 2018, earnedtheir SuperHost status by the end of the summer andwould love to share their positive experiences andhelp you navigate successfully in creating your onlineAirbnb site. With two seasons under their belts, theyhave lots of helpful tips to share!Instructor: Jen Johnson & Lynne Witham

Standing Guard/Protect What You Earn

Free

with Jennifer Arsenault, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Calendar Mar 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm

In this workshop your instructor will help you by sharing strategies designed to help guard valuable assets and protect pre and post retirement income. She will discuss the impact of longevity, withdrawal strategies, anticipating rising costs, reviewing insurance/LTC protection, and healthcare cost concerns.

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Retirement by Design
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Retirement by Design

$5

with John Byrne, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 11, 2020 at 6 pm
Retirement by Design illustrates how you can help translate one's vision for retirement into tangible goals. Whether someone is 10 or 40 years from retirement, attendees will learn investment strategies to help design the retirement they want. You'll also discuss how you can add flexibility to their strategy to help them handle unexpected events and how you can keep their strategy on track.

To enroll in enrichment classes, participants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

Estate Planning - March

$18

with Shawn Dulac, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Mar 12, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Estate planning serves to manage an individual's asset base in the event of their incapacitation or death. This Thursday evening class provides an overview of basic and sophisticated estate planning, Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives, and a discussion of the probate process.

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Budgeting Basics

Free

with Sarah Joy Chaples, Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 16, 2020 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

Sarah Joy is back with her very informative and popular Budgeting class!

In this workshop, you will learn the basic components for building a budget. We will discuss money tracking, goal setting, and how having a sense of your overall financial situation can assist you in the process of building a budget.

Airbnb: How to host

Free

with Lynne Witham, Deer Isle Adult Education

Calendar Mar 17, 2020 at 4:30 pm, runs for -1 weeks

Have a spare room or two? Do you enjoy hosting inyour home? Want to meet wonderful people fromaround the world and earn money at the same time? If so, come join Jen Johnson and Lynne Witham and learn about the ins and outs of Airbnb. They jumped into the world of Airbnb in early summer 2018, earned their SuperHost status by the end of the summer and would love to share their positive experiences and help you navigate successfully in creating your online Airbnb site. With two seasons under their belts, they have lots of helpful tips to share!

Instructors: Jen Johnson & Lynne Witham





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