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Estate Planning - How to Protect Your
with Jesse Bifulco
This workshop covers frequently asked questions and common misconceptions regarding wills and trusts, asset protection, nursing home issues, medicaid qualifications and VA benefits, and estate taxes. 95% of estate plans fail to accomplish their intended goals. This course offers a way to help you understand the misconceptions that lead to failure of estate plans and what can be done to fix them. Registration $20. 1 night 6:00-8:00 p.m. Class Tues 3/7 CHRHS Rm 219 Jesse Bifulco is an attorney with offices in Maine and New York. He lives in Camden with his wife and three children and has been counseling families on estate planning for the past 20 years.
with Heather Massow Mainestream Finance
MaineStream Finance is offering this hoMEworks approved homebuyer education class. Participants who attend all 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. 4 weeks 5:30-8:00 p.m. Begins Wed 4/5 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.
My Money Works
with Melinda Wildes New Ventures Maine
This class can help you gain the skills and confidence you need to stretch your money, pay your bills, reduce debt, find money for savings, plan for retirement, and set personal financial goals. At the end of the class you will have a plan to achieve greater financial stability. A follow-up session is scheduled to provide additional networking and support. Successful completion of this class meets one of the requirements for the Family Development Account (FDA) and Rainy Day Savings (RDS) matched savings programs. FMI Brunswick & Boothbay Harbor: Call Erica Quin-Easter at 386-1664 or email firstname.lastname@example.org FMI Rockland: Call Melinda Wildes at 593-7942 or email email@example.com To register online: bit.ly/RegisterNVME Classes begin in April-June. This class is offered by New Ventures Maine.
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 Adult Ed to register. 1 night 6:30-8:00 p.m. Class Thurs 4/6 CHRHS Rm 225 Lee Ann Mahar has been a claims representative in the Rockland, Maine, Social Security office for 17 years.