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Medicare 101

Free

with Courtney Cowan, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Calendar Dec 13, 2022 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 complement 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 changes. There are many different products and carriers available as well as various enrollment periods which give you the opportunity to change your policy if appropriate. Anyone with questions about Medicare will find this class helpful.

Medicare 101

$5

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

Calendar Dec 14, 2022 at 6 pm

Whether you are newly eligible for Medicare or have been enrolled for years, this class has something for everyone. This class will help you gain information on how to obtain Medicare, when you are eligible, and many other important topics. We will also discuss supplemental insurance that can be purchased to complement original Medicare.

Because there are many different products and carriers available, it is important to become educated about the options you can choose. Medicare has various enrollment periods which give you the opportunity to change your policy if appropriate. Anyone with questions about Medicare will find this class helpful.

Note: The  Medicare 101 seminar is free; the $5 fee supports RSU 54 Adult Education registration costs. 

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

Managing Student Loan Repayment

Free

with Jessica Whittier, Windham/Raymond Adult Education

Calendar Dec 15, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Managing Student Loan Repayment - From Recent Graduates to Repayment Pros
Would you like to know more about the options available to you when paying back your student loans?  Would you like to learn more about how to consolidate loans to make repayment smoother? Whether you have recently graduated from college or have been repaying your students loans for a long time, join us to learn how to best manage your student loan repayment. In this workshop we’ll discuss federal and private student loan repayment as well as Public Service Loan Forgiveness for federal student loans. We’ll share the necessary resources for successful student loan repayment – including an overview of federal student loan consolidation and private education loan refinancing. Bring your questions and join Jessica Whittier for this 1-hour virtual workshop. Prior to start of this class the instructor will send a link to join and any additional supporting materials.

Presenter: Jessica Whittier, College Access Counselor with FAME
Monday, 12/15, 6:30 – 7:30 PM
Location: Virtual/Zoom
Fee: Free

Medicare 101 Dec. F22

$6

with Courtney Cowan, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Dec 19, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Whether you are newly eligible for Medicare or have been enrolled for years, this class has something for everyone. This class will help you gain information on how to obtain Medicare, when you are eligible, and many other important topics. We will also discuss supplemental insurance that can be purchased to compliment original Medicare. There are many different products and carriers available therefore it is so important to become educated about the options you can choose. Medicare has various enrollment periods, which give you the opportunity to change your policy if appropriate. Anyone with questions about Medicare will find this class helpful. The instructor can offer insurance products through Maine Medicare Solutions, a licensed insurance agency. All fees are to help cover MMRACE’s expenses Limit 10 students.

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College Financial Aid 101: FAFSA, Forms, and EFC

Free

with Joshua Bartlett, York Adult Education

Calendar Jan 9, 2023 at 6:30 pm
2 additional sessions through May 8, 2023

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.

College Financial Aid 201: Grants, Scholarships, Loans, and Creative Means

Free

with Joshua Bartlett, York Adult Education

Calendar Jan 16, 2023 at 6:30 pm
2 additional sessions through May 22, 2023

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

Medicare Unlocked

$12

with Alan Minthorn, York Adult Education

Calendar Jan 24, 2023 at 5:30 pm
3 additional sessions through Apr 18, 2023

Get help from an expert when transitioning into senior health insurance (Medicare). Items covered: Social Security; the “parts” of Medicare; timelines - how and when to apply; avoiding penalties and pitfalls; how to shop for plans.

AirBnB Intro

$48

with Dee Peppe, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Jan 24, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The short-term vacation rental community is growing worldwide and in mid-coast Maine. Are you wondering if your property has the potential for some extra income? This will be general information to help you decide if short-term renting is the right fit for you, your family, and your home. Discussion specifics will be generated by your questions, and the ins-and-outs revealed by a 8-year veteran of short-term vacation rental success. Considerations for discussion include lodging taxes, local permits, navigating the website, security, and expectations.





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