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Imagine: Your Life Without Limits

Is the idea of retirement weighing heavily on your mind? Are you concerned about the transition from a structured work life and the cost of retirement?

Imagine “your life without limits.”

Visualize and document your core values, hopes and dreams to prepare for what lies ahead. Communicate expectations for the future with your partner. Make plans for a rewarding and fulfilling retirement by learning to address your physical, mental, spiritual, and financial well-being.

This workshop is designed to incorporate your dreams and goals for the future with a new or existing financial plan. Ensure that your future dreams are within reach.

Tuition: $49** (includes $40 in fees*)
Sat Feb 17 10AM-12:30PM Hickory Ridge XE-599 6250 #3705
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Investment Strategies: the Basics and Beyond

Are you confused about your financial future? Would education and guidance give you the peace of mind to deal comfortably and confidently with your money? Take the confusion out of investing by learning how stocks, bonds, mutual funds, annuities, options, investment strategies, and evaluation and minimization of risk would benefit you in today’s economy.

Instructor: Merle Ross, M.Ed., MBA, CFP, ChFC.

Tuition: $89 (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue Mar 06-Mar 13 6:30PM-9PM Gateway Campus XB-408 6360 #3654
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Long Term Care Planning: A Lasting Legacy *NEW*
Of the many financial decisions you need to make in preparing for retirement, you should be considering the addition of a Long Term Care insurance policy (LTC) to your plan. Do you understand the benefits of having LTC policy, the cost associated with it and determining the right type of policy for you? The course will cover these and other topics associated with LTC and assist you in understanding the pros and cons of this coverage. Instructor: Roger Desai.
Tuition: $49** (includes $40 in fees*)
Sat Feb 03 10AM-12PM Hickory Ridge XE-571 6201 #4161
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Passport to Retirement

This unique and comprehensive course focuses on the issues and financial concepts that are important to those approaching retirement or retirees. In straightforward language, this class is designed to help you gain a clear picture of the retirement you want, set realistic goals and objectives, calculate how much you will need to retire, invest for the future, overcome roadblocks that impede progress, help protect wealth and assets, and more. The sooner you become educated about retirement planning, the more prepared you will be to make informed financial decisions and build the wealth you need.

Course includes a 135-page illustrated workbook. Couples may attend for a single registration fee. Class size limited, so register today!

Instructor: Chris Gordon.

Tuition: $59** (includes $52 in fees*)
Tue Feb 20-Feb 27 6PM-9PM Gateway Campus XE-344 6236 #4171
Thu Mar 01-Mar 08 6PM-9PM Gateway Campus XE-344 6234 #4169
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Rejuvenate Your Retirement: A Class For Retirees

Whether your objective is to become more active, give your life a new sense of purpose or make more informed financial decisions, this course has something for everyone. This comprehensive program covers key issues for retirees. You discover new ways to stay mentally, physically and socially active, as well as learn about important financial topics such as tax reduction planning, investment risk management, health care planning and estate planning. Above all, you discover how to apply this knowledge to help you pursue a more active, healthy and financially secure lifestyle in retirement.

Money is one aspect of post-retirement planning. Rejuvenate Your Retirement® discusses fun and fulfilling activities such as travel, hobbies, sports, business ventures and lifelong learning to help you make the most of your retirement years. Couples may attend for a single registration
fee. One person registers in advance, the second registers in class. Instructor: Chris Gordon.

Tuition: $59**
Wed Jan 24-Jan 31 1PM-3PM Bain 50+ Center XE-144 6233 #3659
Fri Feb 02-Feb 09 10AM-12PM Hickory Ridge XE-144 6230 #3658
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Retirement Income and Income Tax Planning

Everyone wants to save enough for their retirement; however, planning for the income phase of your retirement requires that you explore several aspects and different approaches in order to survive well in retirement. Income planning for retirement is a “whole different ballgame” today.

Topics covered in this class include: risks and strategies to consider during accumulation vs. distribution, structuring investment income to reduce taxes, maximizing retirement income by understanding Social Security key issues, determining whether Social Security will be enough and how to optimize it, recognizing unnecessary tax payments on Social Security benefits, being mindful of taxes when diversifying assets, covering inflation in your income and understanding and agreeing with your financial plan.

Join instructor Andrew Paladino, CPA and financial adviser, to obtain this useful information.

Tuition: $49** (includes $40 in fees*)
Wed Feb 21 7PM-9PM Centennial High School XE-191 6237 #3663
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Retirement Planning for Today

What picture are you painting for your retirement, a Monet or a Jackson Pollock?

There are a myriad of financial decisions that will either make or break your ability to retire without affecting your current lifestyle. A number of strategies and products are available. What will make sense for you? This course is designed to integrate planning with life, helping you understand tools: qualified plans and IRAs, investments, insurance, tax laws, income planning and estate documents. Whether you are developing a plan, rapidly approaching retirement, or already retired, you will focus on mastering the critical ability to properly allocate your financial resources, comprehend and put into action the right investment and tax-efficient strategies, and become a more disciplined investor.

Your financial health depends on getting financially fit so you can enjoy “the second half.”

Materials are provided. Couples may attend together for a single registration fee. Class sizes are limited so register today.

Instructor: J'Neanne Theus.

Tuition: $89 (includes $65 in fees)
Thu Jan 11-Jan 25 6:30PM-8:30PM Oakland Mills High School XE-151 6224 #3660
Tue Jan 16-Jan 30 6:30PM-8:30PM Centennial High School XE-151 6228 #3661
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Savvy IRA 401(k) Distribution Options
How do you plan to maximize your retirement benefits when you retire? This class will discuss tax reduction strategies to plan for a retirement income that will last a lifetime. You will learn to maximize your income during retirement, to recognize the importance of beneficiary designations, to address health care concerns and asset protection strategies, how to convert IRAs into Roth IRAs and how to keep money in your IRAs using the stretch IRA concept.
Tuition: $49** (includes $40 in fees*)
Thu Mar 01 7PM-9PM Oakland Mills High School XE-604 6248 #3707
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