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Personal Finance

$115

with Matt Crabtree, CFP

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2022

Do you have clear financial goals? Are you confident you will be able to retire someday? How can be sure you are making the right investments? Do you know how to change your credit report to reduce your expenses and increase your financial security? Do you know how to keep good financial records? This course will prepare you for a lifetime of worthwhile personal financial planning. The tools you will learn are useful, realistic, and easy to work into your regular routine. They will help you gain control over the financial impact of the choices you make. You will learn to create and use a budget, borrow and invest wisely, make intelligent decisions about insurance, and plan for your financial future. You will develop a retirement savings plan, and you will be better prepared to make large purchases and plan for taxes. You will learn the essentials of household bookkeeping, recordkeeping requirements, and much, much more.

Session Start Dates:

Sept 14 | Oct 12 | Nov 16  | Dec 14 | Jan 18  | Feb 15 | Mar 15 | Apr 12  | May 17  | Jun 14

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Where Does All My Money Go?
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Where Does All My Money Go?

$100

with Matt Crabtree, CFP

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2022

Ever get frustrated that you never seem to get ahead? Are you and your family constantly arguing about money? Do you ever wonder where your money went last month? Do you have trouble saving money? Want to work on paying down your debt, but don't know where to find the money? This course will teach you the very basics of how to get control of your finances rather than letting them control you. It is the help you need before learning about investing, debt elimination, retirement or college planning. There aren't many places that you can go to learn these principles, so take advantage of this opportunity to learn online. Start to make conscious decisions about spending and saving. Find out where your money goes. Make your own informed choices about where you want it to go. Learn how to fund your dreams and how to save money for everything from emergencies to vacations. If you have ever felt lost about where to start working on your finances, this course is for you. You can't afford not to take this course and change your habits. This course is an investment in your future and you will save the cost of the course many times over by applying what you learn.

Session Start Dates:

Sept 14 | Oct 12 | Nov 16  | Dec 14 | Jan 18  | Feb 15 | Mar 15 | Apr 12  | May 17  | Jun 14

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WOWI Career Assessment and Counseling

Free

with Lynn Sheehan

Calendar Current session started Jul 1, 2022

The WOWI (World of Work Inventory) Career Assessment takes into account your skills, interests, and work style. After you take the assessment, a trained WOWI professional will interpret the results with you. You will then meet one-on-one and find out what job(s) you are best suited for. Together we will Assess, Explore and Plan your future! 

This WOWI service is kept free for you due to the generosity of a grant through the Maine Department of Education. Please complete this brief survey for the DOE and the WOWI is free. If you’d rather not, then the cost is $75.

The counseling time can be in person at the York Adult Education or livestreamed on your computer.

 

Creativity/Innovation Certificate

$249
Calendar Current session started Aug 1, 2022

Because organizations must innovate to stay alive in today’s highly competitive marketplace, organizations need employees who can channel their creativity and innovation toward organizational challenges and goals. This certificate program will first help you become reacquainted with your own stores of creativity and innovation. Next, you are given a set of tools that allow you to leverage your creativity to identify and solve organizational problems. Self-Paced, You pick the date, 18 hr course, $249

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Donate

Free
Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2022

Thank you for your interest in supporting York Adult and Community Education's literacy programs through your generous donation.  Please click on the register button to donate, which will then bring you to a page where you choose the amount to donate up to $500.  (For any donation above $500, please call our office at 207-363-7922.)  Thank you!

Basic Computer Skills Assessment

Free

with Northstar Testing and Training

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2022 at 9 am

This comprehensive assessment will let you know if you have the computer skills you need to be successful in school, work, and home. After testing, if you need to improve your skills, we can help you design a learning plan, either in a class, or in personalized lessons.

HiSET Diploma

Free

with Various Teachers

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2022 at 9 am

The High School Equivalency Test (formerly GED) is five required tests: Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. We offer classes and/or individual tutoring to help you prepare for the tests.

How to Write a Great Resume: 1-on-1

Free

with Diane Ross

Calendar Current session started Sep 1, 2022 at 9 am

Whether you have never written a résumé, or just need to update one, this course will teach you the best ways to present your experience, skills, and career goals. In this challenging employment market, your résumé must reflect your skills in ways that will ensure that you will be contacted for an interview.





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