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Landlord Tenant Law 101
with Matt Mastrogiacomo
This seminar will provide a brief overview of the law for new or prospective landlords. Among the topics covered will be a landlord's legal rights and responsibilities, a tenant's legal rights and responsibilities, evictions, fair housing, leases, tenancies, at-will, and other legal issues commonly faced by landlords. The course will be taught by Katy Childs of Pine Tree Legal Assistance and Matthew Mastrogiacomo of the Mastrogiacomo Law Office. Both attorneys practice in Lewiston.
Marketing Your Art
with Cynthia Thibodeau
Do you make art and want to learn how to market it into a profitable business venture? Whatever your art choice is, there is a place and formula to sell it. Join us to learn easy ways to share and market your art. Learn the basic components to market and refine your art while using resources to explore your options. Lessons will include how to create a marketing plan, getting your first sale, maximizing your time, analyzing the competition, targeting your market, networking, reviewing your concept, progress and process your preferred direction.
Medicare Made Simple
with Kerry Faria
With many Medicare plan options available, it can be difficult to know what is the best option for your health needs. Students will discuss the different options, coverage and costs, enrollment periods, and the resources available to Medicare beneficiaries. This seminar is a free service offered by Seniors Plus.
Retirement: Making Your Money Last
with Mark Morrison
Have you recently retired or planning to? This presentation discusses ideas to help build a reasonable and sustainable strategy for managing income and expenses during retirement, and how Social Security fits into your retirement plan. We'll explore key concerns such as inflation, health care expenses and market volatility, as well as when to begin taking Social Security and tax considerations.
with Cynthia Thibodeau
Writers interested in self-publishing can learn the fundamentals of preparing a manuscript for publication and print on demand. The class will cover proofreading, legal issues, copyrights, publishers, and contract information. Whatever you are seeking to submit for publication, this class will show you where to begin. Lunch will be provided.
with Elizabeth Newport
A member of the Social Security Administration will give you an overview of the federal programs including Social Security and Medicare. You will learn when to file for your benefits and what documents are needed. Discuss the outcome of combining federal programs with other pension plans, and look at attaining benefits from a spouse's earnings. Knowledge is power, so join us to get your questions answered and your plan in place. Students are encouraged to visit the website www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount before class to create a my Social Security account. Thisprovides an electronic copy of a Social Security statement as well as benefit estimates that can help students ask questions related to their financial circumstances.