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Boothbay Region Adult & Community Education

Personal Finance

Excel: The Basics and Beyond


with Andy Goode

Calendar Apr 28, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This is a hands-on introduction that will take you from the basics of understanding the tools and functions to setting up a work sheet and moving around it as well as creating formulas and importing and exporting information.  Excel has become, and continues to be, an enormously valuable program for businesses both small and large. Not knowing Excel can seriously affect your ability to get a job. Learn fundamentals of this spreadsheet program and get an idea how you can use it in your job and your personal life. The possibilities are endless and you will wonder how you managed before learning Excel

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Life Estate and Real Estate Planning


with Chip Griffin

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

Should you have a trust? Should you add your child to your deed? This class  provides an overview of estate planning & what to consider when developing your estate plan. Topics include: estate planning documents such as wills, trusts, powers of attorney, gift and estate taxes, the importance of asset titling, the role of your personal representative, how your estate plan can inadvertently affect eligibility for MaineCare-funded nursing home care, legal issues commonly faced by the elderly- including how nursing home care is paid for and choosing a financial agent. Married, single, old or young, You will learn something useful. Chip grew up  in Boothbay Harbor and has practiced law here for 30 + years

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How Money Works


with Libby Farmer

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

When it comes to finances, how much do you know? Learn how to avoid the eight most common mistakes people make with their money! You’ll learn basic, common sense financial concepts that will help you overcome financial obstacles and help achieve your goals.  With financial wisdom and discipline, you can easily overcome any fears, anxieties and obstacles that may stand between you and financial freedom- it’s up to you.  This class is interactive and informative and includes  a terrific book on personal finance!

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