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Legally Speaking Session I

$20

with Madelyn Breerwood

Calendar Mar 10, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Participants will learn about the legal system, with a focus on planning for their own future and the future of loved ones. Topics will include wills, trusts, powers of attorney, death tax, guardianship/conservatorship, elder care, and more. Bring your own legal questions!

Understanding Medicare

Free

with Robert Harvey

Calendar Mar 17, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week
Is it time for you to look into Medicare? This workshop will answer all of your questions. It will cover eligibility, timeline to enroll, what it covers and what it doesn't cover, additional plans that are available, and financial assistance options. Come with paper and pens to take notes.

So You Want to Open an Airbnb

$30

with Deb Arter

Calendar Mar 26, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Did you know that the number of people turning to choosing Airbnb for lodging in Maine has almost doubled from two years ago? The revenue earned by Airbnb owners in Maine was roughly $40 million. If you have entertained the idea of opening up your guest bedroom or summer camp for short term rental this a class not to miss. Debra has operated River Escape for two years in Damariscotta as an active and popular Airbnb. She has also interviewed many other Airbnb or VRBO owners and put together a packet with good information, tips and actual stories of unusual events in the life of a short term landlord. Included will be issues dealing with ordinance, insurance, expectations, fees, hosting, communication, neighbors and more. One night only. Class size limited to 25 people. Handouts provided. No discounts.

Five Money Questions For Women

$20

with Cindy Smith

Calendar Apr 29, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Married or single, working or retired, whatever your current situation, there are things you need to know about money, especially if a spouse or partner has been the one to manage the finances. Discover ways to take control of your own money situation. No discounts.

Legally Speaking Session II

$20

with Madelyn Breerwood

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

Participants will learn about the legal system, with a focus on planning for their own future and the future of loved ones. Topics will include wills, trusts, powers of attorney, death tax, guardianship/conservatorship, elder care, and more. Bring your own legal questions!

Financial Literacy for Families with Little Ones

$20

with Cindy Smith

Calendar May 20, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Children and money – there’s more to it than keeping a piggy bank. Most adults wish they learned more about money when they were younger so they could avoid the financial pitfalls of adulthood. In this interactive class, parents will leave with fun activities to use with their children to help them understand money and how it works in our world. This class is for adults only. No discounts.

Ready, Set, Retire!

$20

with Cindy Smith

Calendar Jun 10, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Step number one is figuring out if you’re financially ready to retire. To help you reach that point we will talk about different types of retirement accounts, social security, types of investments, asset allocation, and the importance of having a dynamic, written financial plan. If you are already retired, you may hear some new ideas that could benefit your situation. No discounts.





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