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AirBnB - Basics

$45

with Dee Peppe

Calendar Feb 28, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The short-term vacation rental community is growing worldwide and in mid-coast Maine. Are you wondering if your property has the potential for some extra income? Come and explore the possibilities that are available to you. This general information session will help you decide if short-term renting is the right fit for you, your family, and your home. Discussion specifics will be generated by your questions, and the ins-and-outs revealed by a two-year veteran of short-term vacation rental success. Considerations for discussion; lodging taxes, local permits, navigating the websites, security, and expectations. After the class has generated some clarity for you and you decide to jump on this journey, there will be another multi-day course offered mid-winter to help you actually get things up and running.

eBay Buying and Selling-Jan.

$45

with Mike Lokuta

Calendar Jan 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This two-night class will be an exploration of how to utilize eBay, the on-line auction, as a buyer or seller. We will walk you through how to create an account, the eBay fee structure, and the anatomy of a sale. Describing and photographing items, tips, tricks, and pitfalls will be discussed. A short discussion about tax liability and eBay No-No’s will be included. Laptop computers will be available for your use. This course is for the eBay novice or dabbler, so bring your questions to class for discussion.

 

eBay Buying and Selling-May

$45

with Mike Lokuta

Calendar May 9, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This two-night class will be an exploration of how to utilize eBay, the on-line auction, as a buyer or seller. We will walk you through how to create an account, the eBay fee structure, and the anatomy of a sale. Describing and photographing items, tips, tricks, and pitfalls will be discussed. A short discussion about tax liability and eBay No-No’s will be included. Laptop computers will be available for your use. This course is for the eBay novice or dabbler, so bring your questions to class for discussion.

 

Fundamentals of Investing - Feb.

$15

with MCST Staff

Calendar Feb 7, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn about various investing terms such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds and how they work as investment options. Understand the basics of risk and return, portfolio diversification, and retirement plans. Mike Curtis

 

Fundamentals of Investing - March

$15

with MCST Staff

Calendar Mar 7, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn about various investing terms such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds and how they work as investment options. Understand the basics of risk and return, portfolio diversification, and retirement plans. Mike Curtis

 

Home Buying Made Simple-Apr.

$15

with Rebecca Barrett

Calendar Apr 4, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This class presents clear finance strategies for the potential home buyer. Topics covered include pros and cons of home ownership, types of credit/loans, lender options, optimizing credit, FAQs, navigating credit reports, repairing bad credit, following a budget & credit plan, and understanding credit terminology.

 

Marlinspike Seamanship-Nautical Art-Apr.

$75

with Gene Reil

Calendar Apr 23, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

With the aid of the classic guide, Marlinspike Sailor by Herbie Garret Smith, learn to manipulate various types of rope to create key fobs, bracelets, pouches, floor mats and more. This book was originally written and illustrated 60 years ago, but remains the go-to guide for clear instruction and inspiration in rope craft. The book and a few simple tools and cording will get you deep into the handwork.

 

Medicare 101-Apr.
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Medicare 101-Apr.

Free

with Brooke Jansen

Calendar Apr 25, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Determining which Medicare plan you need can feel like a maze of uncertainty. You will be provided information regarding Medicare, Medicare prescription drug coverage, Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplemental plans, and tips on how to save money, avoid paying penalties and how to navigate through the process with more confidence. Brooke Jansen is the Aging and Disability Resource Counselor for Spectrum Generations, a non-profit organization.

Free but you must call 596-7752 opt.3 to register.





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