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with Kerry Faria
With many Medicare plan options available, it can be difficult to know the best choices for your health needs. Students will discuss the different options, coverage costs, enrollment periods, and resources available to Medicare beneficiaries. This seminar is a free service offered by Seniors Plus.
Stock Market Investing: Fundamentals for Success
with Shan Teixeira
Are you interested in learning how to invest in the stock market but don’t really know where to start? Many people want to learn how to grow wealth for retirement but do not feel confident managing their own money. In this course you will learn everything from how to open a brokerage account to the advantages and differences between mutual funds, stocks and ETF’s. How to identify growth stocks, understand market cycles and market psychology, portfolio diversification, when and how to buy/sell, as well as how to limit risk and track performance. Masks are to be worn per CDC mandates. This class will take place at the Adult Learning Center (Longley School) 145 Birch Street.
Resumes and Interviewing
with Christina Morin
This tuition free, interactive, 2-session workshop offers you current tools, resources, and guidance to write an effective resume and to prepare for a successful interview. To register email firstname.lastname@example.org.
with Matt Mastrogiacomo/Lynn Ward
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 Lynn Ward of Pine Tree Legal Assistance and Matthew Mastrogiacomo of the Mastrogiacomo Law Office. Both attorneys practice in Lewiston.
Plan a Magical Orlando Vacation
with David Murch
Are you planning an Orlando vacation? Looking for someone to break down your options, guide you through this process, and help you get the most out of your vacation and budget? If so, join us and get personal insight on all things Orlando. This includes theme parks, water parks, ticket options, resort options, dining options, dining plans, seasonal events, tours, dinner shows, unique experiences, and even MagicBands. We'll also discuss the pros and cons of using a travel agency vs. booking the vacation yourself, staying on park property vs. off-site, and relying on park transportation vs. renting a vehicle. See how to factor in seasonal park crowd levels, average monthly temperatures, and rainy days into your plans. Gain some insight on how to think through your budget as we look at potential expenses and consider ways to save money in various areas of your vacation. The class is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company but does provide tips for people visiting Disney parks in Orlando.
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. This provides an electronic copy of a Social Security statement as well as benefit estimates that can help students ask questions related to their financial circumstances.