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EdAdvance Foothills Adult & Continuing Education SPRING 2021 Classes


Sell your Home & Understand the Process (Online)


with Debra Stewart

Calendar Mar 16, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Discussion on the complexities of selling your current home and buying another. Topics may include probate, divorce, moving to a larger home and downsizing.  Instructor will bring you through the steps all the way to the closing table. D. Stewart 

Hello Retirement


with Mark Church

Calendar Mar 17, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Retirement income only appears to the untutored eye to be about money. What it is about are two things: securing dignity and independence in your retirement. We will discuss what you will need to plan for in retirement and what you need to understand about investments you have. For those getting ready to retire, discusses estimating retirement expenses and income, paying for healthcare, turning savings into income, and creating a spending plan. M. Church 

Medicare and Senior Medicare Patrol 101: Learning the Basics for Family, Beneficiaries and Caregivers (Online)


with Audrey Cole

Calendar Mar 18, 2021 at 5 pm

Medicare is the most important federal healthcare program available for those over 65 and our disabled communities. Learn its important complexities and how to protect, detect and report fraud, errors, and abuse to keep it strong. Students will learn to understand and navigate Medicare basics and know what different plans offer. A. Cole 

Startups & Raising Capital - Part 2 (Online)


with Matthew Myers

Calendar Mar 22, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn the essentials of building a startup and raising capital. Take Part 1 and continue with Part 2. Emphasis will be placed on the benefits that building new companies create for communities: generating new jobs, and intellectual property and growth.  Participants will be able to build and execute a company’s strategic vision. Please bring a notepad and pen to class. M. Myers 

Social Security Maximization (Online)


with Jay Dorso

Calendar Mar 25, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Participants will learn the best time to apply to maximize their benefit. Topics to be covered will include the laws and policies relating to retirement and Social Security. J. Dorso 

History of Finance and Economics I (Online)


with Matthew Myers

Calendar Mar 31, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

A survey of the history of economics and finance with an indepth survey of the origins of theory to practical marketplace definitions and applications. You will learn to understand the difference between micro and macroeconomics and what some of the current trends in finance and business are, and why they are valuable for participants to know. M. Myers 

Able Accounts: How someone with a Disability can save for the Future (Online)


with Stuart Hawkins

Calendar Apr 6, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Historically an individual with a disability is limited to how much they can save for their future, and in CT, if you have more than $1600, essential government benefits such as Medicaid and SSI could be eliminated. Now with ABLE accounts, individuals can save up to $15,000/year in tax advantaged saving accounts. Learn the ins and outs and the pros and cons of this exciting new planning tool for individuals and families with special needs. S. Hawkins 

How Money Works (Online)


with Gene Callahan

Calendar Apr 7, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Create a budget, save money more efficiently, and learn how to tackle debt.  Are you ready? By applying the principles of this class, you can achieve financial security and ultimately reach your goals! G. Callahan 

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