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Analyzing Stocks With Candlesticks *NEW*
Learn a new method of analyzing common stocks. This course is designed for both novice and practiced investors to experience the use of Japanese candlestick charting tools as a way of improving your market analysis skills. Begin by learning and interpreting various candlestick lines, formations and patterns and then move to more advanced candlestick methods. Combine the candlesticks with conventional technical analysis tools to interpret charts deeply and effectively. Instructor Ravi Aggarwal is a former business owner and successful investor.
Tuition: $99** (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue Apr 24-May 15 7PM-9PM Centennial High School XE-305 6037 #8792
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Financial Stability: Wise Women Know More

This course is designed for women in transition. It will assist you in planning for the unexpected. Estate planning, tax deferred investments, 401(k)s and IRAs will be discussed from a woman’s perspective. The information shared should assist you, regardless of whether you are retiring, divorcing, selling a business, beginning to collect Social Security, etc. The seven strategies taught during the class will help you to take control of your financial future. Instructor: Roger Desai .4 CEUs.

Tuition: $69 (includes $40 in fees*)
Mon May 07-May 14 7PM-9PM Gateway Campus XB-225 6470 #3653
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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. Instructor: Roger Desai.

Tuition: $49** (includes $40 in fees*)
Sat Feb 17 10AM-12:30PM Hickory Ridge XE-599 6250 #3705
Sat May 05 10AM-12PM Gateway Campus XE-599 6368 #8091
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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. Couples may attend for a single registration fee. One person registers in advance, the second registers in class. Instructor: Scot Millen, MBA, Accredited Investment Fiduciary®.

Tuition: $89 (includes $40 in fees*)
Tue Mar 06-Mar 13 6:30PM-9PM Gateway Campus XB-408 6360 #3654
Mon May 14-May 21 6:30PM-9PM Gateway Campus XB-408 6362 #8048
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Next Phase Retirement Income Planning Process

Distributing income in retirement is distinctly different than accumulating wealth while working. People are living longer. They are more active. Key questions about retirement are:

1) Do you have enough money to live in a lifestyle to which you have become accustomed?
2) Do you have enough money to last your lifetime?
3) Do you have your money in the right places?

This course will discuss the challenges that many retirees face in creating an income stream that will last a lifetime. You will better understand why the order of returns in retirement is so important and how a time-segmented strategy can offer you the confidence that comes with a properly designed plan. Learn how to reduce uncertainty regarding the amount and regularity of your retirement income. Explore how to plan a legacy for your heirs or your favorite charities. Instructor: Roger Desai.

Tuition: $59** (includes $40 in fees*)
Wed May 23-May 30 7PM-9AM Oakland Mills High School XE-314 6345 #8929
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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. 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 will 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** (includes $52 in fees*)
Tue Jul 10-Jul 17 10AM-12PM Gateway Campus XE-144 6472 #9058
Thu Jul 19-Jul 26 1PM-3PM Gateway Campus XE-144 6533 #9059
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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 advisor, to obtain this useful information.

Tuition: $49** (includes $40 in fees*)
Wed May 16 7PM-9PM Centennial High School XE-191 6349 #8055
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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. Instructor: Roger Desai.
Tuition: $49** (includes $40 in fees*)
Thu Mar 01 7PM-9PM Oakland Mills High School XE-604 6248 #3707
Sat Apr 21 10AM-12PM Hickory Ridge XE-604 6350 #8092
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