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Adulting 102: Money Grows

with Steve Kautz

Apr
10

April 10th, 2024

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So, you’re on a budget, managing a bank account, and wondering about the next steps in your financial journey. In Adulting 102, we will look at the differences between saving and investing, and if you are ready to invest, how to get started. Other topics will include protecting your assets (insurance), advanced budgeting, and understanding the role economics plays in our financial life. 

Join Steve Kautz, Financial Education Programs Specialist from the Finance Authority of Maine for this 1-hour virtual workshop as you take the next steps into adulting.  

This workshop is offered by FAME in partnership with adult education programs across Aroostook, Hancock, Penobscot and Washington Counties.  

This is live online using ZOOM.

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Adulting 101: Money Starts

with Steve Kautz

Apr
3

April 3rd, 2024

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Adulting is tough. Finances can be one of the trickiest parts of adulthood. Whether you’ve been Adulting for decades or are just getting started, banking basics, spending plans, credit scores and useful tools and apps are available to make the whole Adulting thing a little bit easier. Join Steve Kautz, Financial Education Programs Specialist from the Finance Authority of Maine for this 1-hour virtual workshop as we dive into some adulting money basics together. 

 This workshop is offered by FAME in partnership with adult education programs across Aroostook, Hancock, Penobscot and Washington Counties.  

This is live online using ZOOM.

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Getting a Jump-Start on Planning for Your Child’s Higher Education

with Marie Pelletier

Apr
23

April 23rd, 2024

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Is higher education in your family’s future?  Join a college savings specialist from the Finance Authority of Maine to talk about planning and saving for higher education.

Come learn about the aspirational and financial impacts of savings for students of all ages, as well as the program highlights of Maine’s Section 529 plan, a tool many families use to prepare for higher education expenses.

Also, take home some tips and tricks for getting a jump-start on the scholarship search while your child is in middle school/ early high school. 

Join Marie Pelletier, College Savings Counselor from the Finance Authority of Maine for this 1 hour virtual session and get started with saving for your child or grandchild’s higher education. 

This workshop is offered by FAME in partnership with adult education programs across Aroostook, Hancock, Penobscot and Washington Counties.  

This is live online using ZOOM.

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Planning and Paying for College

with Nikki Vachon

May
15

May 15th, 2024

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Do you have children who will be looking at college in the next few years or might you be thinking of returning to school yourself? Now is a great time to start thinking about the college financial aid process and ways to boost college savings. The earlier you start, the more confident and relaxed you will feel when it is time to apply for financial aid.  Join Jessica Whittier, College Access Counselor with the Finance Authority of Maine, for this 1-hour workshop as we talk all things paying for college. 

This workshop is offered by FAME in partnership with adult education programs across Aroostook, Hancock, Penobscot and Washington Counties. 

This is live online using ZOOM.

 

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Tuesdays: Feb 6th, Feb 20th, March 5th, and March 19th @ 6:00pm

Join FAME’s College Savings Counselor, Marie Pelletier, in dissecting Erin Lowery’s Broke Millennial Takes on Investing.

This book club is great for someone looking for an introduction to different investment-related topics. In Lowery’s second edition of the Broke Millennial financial book series, she addresses some of the biggest questions early investors have, such as: 

  *  Should I invest while paying down student loans?  

  *  How do I invest in a socially responsible way?  

  *  What about robo-advisors and apps--are any of them any good?       

  *  Where can I look online for investment advice? 

Students will need to purchase their own copy of the book to participate.

If this is a barrier to participation, please email Morgan at mwitham@dises.org  by January 31st, and Deer Isle Adult Ed will provide a copy for you.

This book study is offered by FAME in partnership with adult education programs across Aroostook, Hancock, Penobscot and Washington Counties.  

This is live online using ZOOM.

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