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  • 5 Keys to Retiring Fearlessly

    Discover five keys to unlocking your fearless retirement and have more confidence in your ability to achieve your goals. No longer have the stress of worrying about the unknown, even after COVID-19. Instead understand what you can spend today on certain things that you enjoy. Join us online! This class will be held online. Before the class begins, you will receive a link to access the class. Simply click the link on the day and time of class and Sean will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home!
  • A Conversation on Death and Dying

    What happens when we die? Are our loved ones at peace? What do they want us to know? Bring your questions and experiences you would like to share and we'll talk! Instructor, Victoria Juster, has over 20 years of experience as a medium; she has communicated with Spirits since childhood and has lived through three near-death experiences. She uses her gift to help people deal with the grief of losing a loved one. Join us online! This class will be held online using Zoom. Upon registration, you will receive a link to access the class, simply click the link on the day and times of class and Victoria will lead you from the comfort of your own home. This online class is held in partnership with Alexandria and Robbinsdale Community Education Programs. What students said: "This session opened up many ideas for me and gave direction and peace." "Fun! Enlightening, interesting, people felt free to speak up and share. Well done!" "Victoria was patient and kind and attentive to each person. She seemed to help everyone find an answer and/out of peace. Simply outstanding. Thank you for having her here tonight." Join us online! This class will be held online using Zoom. Upon registering, you will receive a link to access the class. Simply click the link on the day and time of class and Victoria will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home!
  • Amazing Benefits at St. Louis Park School District

    This is for St. Louis Park School District Employees (Teachers, Administrators, Paraprofessional, Clerical, Food Service, and Custodial). Come learn about your amazing benefits! We'll cover your TRA, retirement accounts, matching contribution schedules, long term disability, life insurance and health accounts. Join us online! This class will be held online. Before the class begins, you will receive a link to access the class. Simply click the link on the day and time of class and Sean will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home!
  • Before & After the Funeral

    After a loved one dies, family members are bombarded with a multitude of questions related to decisions that must be made before the funeral. Working through those questions ahead of time will ease the burden on the deceased's loved ones. A second flurry of activity occurs after the funeral related to the legal settlement of the deceased's estate. Learn when probate is and isn't necessary, and outline the steps that the deceased's loved ones can expect in settling the deceased's affairs. Bonnie Wittenburg, an estate planning, probate and trust administration lawyer, and Jeanne McGill, an independent funeral consultant, will lead the presentation.
  • Buying Your First Home

    Home ownership is an incredible opportunity. This course will: Outline the steps to getting into your first home Help you understand the financing process, including down payment assistance, how to deal with student loans and challenging credit issues Provide an overview of the search process Identify the roles that your lender and realtor play in helping you become a homeowner Class is co-sponsored Alerus Mortgage and Jodi Williams at Keller Williams Realty. Instructors: Jodi Williams with Keller Williams Integrity Lakes Randi Livon of Alerus Mortgage / NMLS 460415 Heidi Erickson of MN Housing Finance Agency Join us online! This class will be held online using Zoom. Upon registering, you will receive a link to access the class. Simply click the link on the day and time of class to learn from the comfort of your own home! Here's what participants had to say: "Great! Very informative and relevant information for the home buying experience." "Very engaging and well informed instructors. Easy to learn from with great take away material! Thank You!" "Great introduction to this subject. Received good education and information on how to get started in the process and what are the institutions involved to help the home buyer-Thank you for this class!"
  • Developing Intuition

    Everyone is born with the natural ability to access intuition. This class will help you reconnect with your inner voice. You will learn how to tell the difference between intuition and wishful thinking, and how to read your bodies intuitive signals. You will learn easy, practical steps, that can be used in making everyday decisions. Here's what a participant had to say: "Very informative & fun! I feel like I got a lot of information. I'd recommend it to others." Join us online! This class will be held online using Zoom. Upon registering, you will receive a link to access the class. Simply click the link on the day and time of class and Victoria will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home!
  • Estate Planning Solutions

    When should a Trust be considered, and when is a Will sufficient? Why are a Health Care Directive and Power of Attorney needed during your lifetime? What methods are available to help protect your children's inheritance? Get these answers and learn ways to avoid probate. Discussion of common mistakes will help you avoid the unwanted consequences that others have faced. Bonnie Wittenburg, an estate planning, probate and trust administration lawyer, will lead this presentation. Join us online! Due to the uncertainty of when we will be able to meet in person, this class will be held using the online platform, Zoom. Upon registering, you will receive a link to access the class. Simply click the link on April 21 at 6:30pm and Bonnie will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home! Here's what participants had to say: "It made me realize how much I don't know." "Very informative without being boring. Easier to follow and understand than I thought."
  • Health & Wealth - Navigating Social Security

    Do you know the most optimal time for you to start taking your Social Security? Your Social Security decision could be the biggest financial decision you make in your life and you only have one chance to get it right. Three out of four people unknowingly take a reduction in their Social Security income and 40% of them look back and wish they would have done something different. This class will familiarize you with the various Social Security filing strategies and will enable you to know what questions to ask, prior to filing, to help you make the best decision for your retirement.
  • Health & Wealth - Planning for Long Term Care

    The best time to think about long-term planning is before you need it! 70% of 65-year-olds will need some form of long-term care during their lives and the planning is much more than just an insurance policy. There are many aspects to consider when planning for your health and personal care needs during a short or long period of time. In this class we will address the areas that will have major influences in the planning process as well as address the Minnesota Partnership Long-Term Care program.
  • Pet CPR/Fist Aid Certification

    Keep your pet healthy and happy! This course teaches first aid techniques to address the most common emergencies that can occur with small and large dogs and cats. You will be trained to notice abnormalities and detect early warning signs in pets. You will also learn essential pre-vet care and life saving techniques for those times when immediate action can make all the difference. Developed by Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Bobbi Conner, a specialist in small animal emergency and critical care, this course is taught by Red Cape CPR Training in a virtual classroom setting. *Including your pets in class is highly encouraged. Join us online! This class will be held using the online platform, Zoom. Upon registering, you will receive a link to access the class. Simply click the link on the day and time of class and Christopher will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home!
  • Prepare Your Own Will

    This course will provide you with all the instruction, forms, witnesses and notaries necessary to allow most everyone to prepare and walk away with his/her own simple will. Will forms are included in tuition. Instructor Adam Altman is a practicing attorney experienced in drafting wills. The learning portion of the class will be held online then a date/time will be scheduled for you to meet with Adam to notarize your will in-person at Lenox Community Center. Join us online! This class will be held using the online platform, Zoom. Upon registering, you will receive a link to access the class. Simply click the link on the day and time of class and Adam will lead you through the class from the comfort of your own home! You will then schedule a time to meet in-person at Lenox Community Center to notarize your will. When registering as a couple, choose per couple price, but register just one person per couple. Here's what participants had to say: "Great class, easy to follow and efficient. Thank you!" "Awesome and funny instructor. Very engaging."
  • Recession Survival-Guide

    The word “Recession” has frequently been used over the last year. It often creates fear and panic among many due to a lack of understanding as to what a recession means and/or how to prepare for it. Learn what a recession is including how often they occur, how to prepare, if you should be afraid and what it means to you and your family's personal finance.
  • Retirement Income Planning: Life after Work

    Whether you plan to stop work all at once, or ease into retirement by working part-time, at some point you will need to arrange for multiple sources of income to replace your paycheck. What do you need to think about as you transition from work life to retired life? Where will you live? Where will your income come from? How can you make it last? Join us for an enlightening class that will get you thinking about your next phase of life and what you need to do to prepare for it. We will cover: 6 questions to ask before you retire How to determine how much income you will need in retirement The 4 primary sources of retirement income 4 popular withdrawal strategies and the pros and cons of each How retirement income is taxed 5 tax planning strategies in retirement A retirement income action plan
  • Savvy Social Security Planning

    This class will help baby boomers better understand the Social Security system and will cover: 5 factors to consider when deciding when to apply for benefits When it makes sense to delay benefits -- and when it does not Why you should always check your earnings record for accuracy How to estimate your benefits How to coordinate benefits with your spouse How to minimize taxes on Social Security benefits How to coordinate Social Security with your other sources of retirement income How Social Security is affected for individuals who receive a pension from a non-covered job. The topic includes the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO) The decisions baby boomers make now can have a tremendous impact on the total amount of benefits they stand to receive over their lifetime.
  • Transitioning to Retirement: Joy, Purpose and Meaning

    Retirement can and should be a time where we get to use all that we have become combined with all that we are yet be to craft a life of fulfillment and purpose. That said, transition to retirement is a complex change for most people that can sometimes take years. The workplace roles and titles that have identified you as a productive person are gone and ego, identity, and a sense of purpose can take a big hit. Understanding the mythology around retirement that keeps us focused on money and insurance, while ignoring the need for re-establishing identity and purpose will give you the tools to make a conscious effort to build the post career life you have only dreamed of. Attendees can expect to leave with a box of tools to support the good work of making this major life transition feel more like stepping off a curb rather than stepping off a cliff.
  • Will Your Taxes Affect Your Retirement?

    Discover the general impact of federal income taxes upon tax-free retirement income, social security and your current tax brackets. Let’s face it, taxes are a reality that need to be better understood. I'm ready to follow an interesting presentation, but am well versed in the topic that I can easily go with whatever questions and discussion points are brought up.