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Medicare 101


with Courtney Cowan, RSU 54/MSAD 54 Adult and Community Education

Calendar Mar 26, 2020 at 6 pm

Medicare is not one size fits all.

New to Medicare? This session will review a wide variety of information to help you navigate the waters.  We will review how to obtain Medicare, when you are eligible and many other important topics including supplemental insurance to compliment original Medicare.

If you are currently enrolled in Medicare - come get a refresher on the basics and better understand the choices available to you and when you can make the changes.  There are many different products and carriers availabe when you can make changes. 

There are many different products and carriers available as well as various enrollment perods which give you the opportunity to change your policy if appropriate. 

Anyone with questions about Medicare will find this class helpful.

Courtney Cowan (license #PRR252278) ovvers insurance products through Northesat Planning Associates, Inc., a licensed insurance agency.

Airbnb: How to host


with Lynne Witham, Deer Isle Adult Education

Calendar Mar 31, 2020 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Have a spare room or two? Do you enjoy hosting inyour home? Want to meet wonderful people from around 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!Instructor: Jen Johnson & Lynne Witham

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An Introduction to Annuities


with Kerry Peabody, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Mar 31, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This course will cover the basics of how an annuity can be used - for guaranteed returns, protection of principal, guaranteed lifetime income, and more. We’ll also discuss what to watch out for, and how to avoid making an annuity mistake that you’ll regret.

Tuesday, March 31, 6-8 p.m.

Course Fee: $8

College Planning for Adults MAR 31


with Christy Lee, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 31, 2020 at 6 pm

The Maine Educational Opportunity Center MEOC is a College access program geared specifically for adults. Come attend these College Planning and Financial Aid workshop to discuss the basic steps for successful college enrollment. Both workshops will include a step by step guide in completing the college application and (FAFSA) financial aid form.

First-Time Homebuyer Seminar


with Sue Durst, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Mar 31, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Is it time to stop paying rent and buy your first home? Let us help you put a plan in place. Interest rates are still historically low and there are great lender programs available. Learn the steps to home ownership: including information about interest rates and prices, low and no down payment lending programs, how much money you'll need and much more. Even if you believe that you are currently in no position to buy a home, this class will provide you with the steps to homeownership.

QuickBooks 2017 - Beyond Basics


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

Calendar Mar 31, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class is for experienced QuickBooks users. Bring your QuickBooks questions and challenges; we’ll work through them as a class.

Estate Planning - Prepare for the Uncertainties of Life


with Kathryn Bedell, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Mar 31, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Overview of basic and sophisticated estate planning, including Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives, and a discussion of the probate process and how to avoid it. Kathryn Bedell is a law partner at Ballou & Bedell in York. Her practice focuses on estate planning, asset preservation, and probate matter, including guardianships and conservatorships.

Tuesday, March 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Course Fee: $8

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Preparing Your Estate Plan


with Mark Morrison, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Mar 31, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Do you know where your assets will go when you die? If not, this seminar will help familiarize you with the basic steps of estate planning, including the function of a will and the different types of trusts. In this class, we will have guest attorney James Spaulding of Barns Greenfield and Thornton present. Edward Jones, its employees and financial advisors are not estate planners and cannot provide tax or legal advice. Please consult your estate-planning attorney or qualified tax advisor regarding your situation.

Presenter: Mark Morrison
Tuesday, 3/31, 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Windham High School - Room 127
Fee: $9

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