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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning – Investment Opportunities?
with Lowrie Sargent
The use of computers that think and act the way humans do is accelerating and impacting many facets of our daily lives. This class will explain what Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are and what investment opportunities may be available in these fast growing industries. Registration $20. 1 night 6:00-7:30 p.m. Class Wed 2/28 CHRHS Rm 235 Lowrie Sargent is Vice President and Investor Advisor representative for Maine Asset Management and Director of Education and member of the State Board of Directors for Better Investing. He has been investing since 1978 and has a Masters of Business Administration, Loyola College, and Bachelor of Arts, Cornell University. He also is a recipient of the Vedder Prize in Economics.
College: Getting There from Here
with Ken Gardiner
This short class covers questions to consider as you establish a college savings goal, strategies to help you reach your goal, and features and benefits of 529 college savings plans. This class is for parents and grandparents interested in savings for a child's education expenses. Registration $15. 1 night 6:00-7:00 p.m. Class Tues 3/13 CHRHS Rm 210 Ken Gardiner is a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones Investments in Camden. He is an Accredited Asset Management Specialist.
with Heather Massow Mainestream Finance
MaineStream Finance is offering this hoMEworks approved homebuyer education class. Participants who attend all four classes receive a homebuyer education certificate, recognized by Maine State Housing Authority and Rural Development. The certificate is good for 2 years. Homebuyer education class attendees over the years have given the classes high ranks and recommend that every first-time homebuyer consider taking the class. Registration $30. Meets Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs for 1 week 5:30-8:00 p.m. Begins Mon 4/2 CHRHS Rm 235 MaineStream Finance provides personal finance, home loans and business services to people in Maine who might otherwise have limited access to financing and credit.
Making Your Money Last
with Ken Gardiner
This class is designed to help people prepare to live the retirement they have envisioned. Participants will learn investment strategies that will last throughout one’s retirement years. In addition we will explore how to address key concerns of inflation, health care expense and market volatility as well as ways to prepare in advance for things that may not go as expected. This class is geared to people who are 10 years or less from retirement or who have recently retired. Registration $15. 1 night 6:00-7:00 p.m. Class Tues 3/6 CHRHS Rm 210 Ken Gardiner is a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones Investments in Camden. He is an Accredited Asset Management Specialist.
Preparing Your Estate Plan
with Ken Gardiner
This class is designed to help people better understand the basics of estate planning so they can choose the options that make the most sense for their specific situations. Participants will learn what to consider when creating a will, the benefits of trust in estate planning, how to help reduce taxes on estates and how insurance can help protect your family. An estate planning attorney will be present. Registration $15. 1 night 6:00-7:00 p.m. Class Tues 2/27 CHRHS Rm 210 Ken Gardiner is a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones Investments in Camden. He is an Accredited Asset Management Specialist.
Social Security Benefits Workshop
with Lee Ann Mahar
This is an informal session to answer questions about retirement, survivors, disability and Medicare benefits. We will cover Internet services available, the application process and general program rules. You can bring your Social Security Statement to use as a planning tool (also available online by creating a My Social Security account) if you have specific questions about your benefits. This has proven to be a very informative session! No charge but please call to register. 1 night 6:30-8:00 p.m. Class Thurs 3/29 CHRHS Rm 225 Lee Ann Mahar has been a claims representative in the Rockland, Maine, Social Security office for 20 years.