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  • 55+ Defensive Driving - Full Class

    According to Minnesota state law, people age 55 and older who complete a state-approved defensive driving course are eligible to receive a 10 percent, three-year discount on auto insurance. This Defensive Driving course, developed by the National Safety Council, teaches basic crash prevention techniques and has a proven record of reducing traffic violations and incidents. Class is taught by experienced, professional traffic safety instructors, including officers of the Minnesota State Patrol. The class consists of lecture, films, and discussions. There is no behind-the-wheel driving and there are no tests.
  • 55+ Defensive Driving - Refresher Class

    According to Minnesota state law, people age 55 and older who complete a state-approved defensive driving course are eligible to receive a 10 percent, three-year discount on auto insurance. This Defensive Driving course, developed by the National Safety Council, teaches basic crash prevention techniques and has a proven record of reducing traffic violations and incidents. Class is taught by experienced, professional traffic safety instructors, including officers of the Minnesota State Patrol. The class consists of lecture, films, and discussions. There is no behind-the-wheel driving and there are no tests.
  • Explore Home-Based Business Ideas (online)

    Explore 250 Legitimate Home-Based Business Ideas Tired of working for someone else? Do you need to make more money? Turn your talents and hobbies into profits by starting a home business. Taught by a Chamber of Commerce Past President and award winning business owner, this is probably the most comprehensive business start up workshop you will ever find. You will discover: more than 250 legitimate home business ideas mandatory legal documentation many ways to market your product/service how to take tax deductions (this workshop included!) The webinar login information, along with a detailed tutorial to set up your free Zoom account, will be emailed the day before class.
  • Five Keys to Retiring Fearlessly (online)

    After years of hard work, retirement may finally be in sight. Learn the five keys to unlocking a fearless retirement while also answering questions such as: What do I need to know before my last paycheck? What types of accounts should I have? How do I turn my assets into a paycheck in retirement? In addition, you'll gain insight into Social Security. While it can be confusing, making the most of your Social Security has a lot to do with when you apply for benefits. This is a great opportunity to get answers to your questions and learn what Social Security can mean for you.
  • How to Pay for the Nursing Home - (Online)

    The biggest fear for most baby boomers is how to pay for the nursing home and still leave an inheritance for the next generation. We will walk through the following questions and more including: How will I meet my nursing home goals? Is Long Term Care Insurance for me? What about home healthcare? Should I gift my money away? Would I qualify for Medicaid? What about my current Trust, does it protect my assets and avoid the nursing home? What is the 60-month claw back? What if my spouse goes into the nursing home and exhausts our money? Get the answers to these and other questions and learn how to create an effective plan to deal with these uncertainties.
  • Let’s Probate an Actual Minnesota Estate (online)

    In this class we will walk-thru (in depth) an actual Minnesota Probate Estate from the filing of the Application for Probate to the Final Accounts . . . and all the steps in between. Class participants will learn the entire process with current forms, Court and filing requirements, accounting and procedural steps, as well as the procedures for the sale and distribution of estate assets. We will also discuss the roles, responsibilities, and liabilities of a person who is appointed as the Executor/Personal Representative. The class will be filled with real-life examples and solutions to the multitude of issues involving a typical (or not typical) Minnesota Probate Estate. This class encourages questions: Is there a “reading of the Will”? What about personal items? Does the Executor get paid? What about estate bills and creditors? We will provide the answers.
  • Meet the Agent/Publisher Q&A – Get Your Manuscript Critiqued (online)

    Have you ever wanted to talk to a real agent or publisher? Are you tired of having your manuscripts critiqued by non-professionals or paying an editor too much money to change your writing to their voice? Email one page of your in-progress manuscript for an in-class critique of one page of your poetry, article, short story, screenplay, novel, non-fiction book, or children’s book. (Optional: You can then send your manuscript for a professional critique for a critique fee of $50 for up to 25 double-spaced pages + $1/page thereafter, and a list of publishers/agents who are interested in your type of work.) The instructor is a journalist, author, screenwriter, agent, publisher, and adjunct online Professor of Publishing for Harvard. The webinar login information, along with a detailed tutorial to set up your free Zoom account, will be emailed the day before class.
  • Save Money with Extreme Couponing (online)

    Save $Money$ with Extreme Couponing! Learn how to save $$$ every day with extreme couponing. Coupons are NOT just for groceries. The savings can add up to HUNDREDS or even THOUSANDS of dollars every year. This comprehensive workshop will teach you: where to find all different types of coupons, even for high ticket items how to find the best coupon apps and websites how to match coupons with sales for maximum savings This workshop is taught by someone who has used many couponing secrets to save thousands. The webinar login information, along with a detailed tutorial to set up your free Zoom account, will be emailed the day before class.
  • So Now You Are the Executor or Trustee . . . Now What? (ONLINE)

    In this class we will learn and discuss the roles, responsibilities, and liabilities of a person who is appointed as the Executor, Trustee, Power of Attorney, HealthCare Agent and Guardian in Minnesota. This class is invaluable for those trying to decide whom to appoint as well as for those who have been asked to take one of these legal roles. We will discuss common experiences and pitfalls of serving as an Executor and answer questions like: What is involved in opening an estate? How much court time is required? What is involved in closing the probate and preparing the final accounting? This class encourages questions. We will provide the answers.
  • Social Security: Timing is Everything! (online)

    Social Security is a vital income source for many retirees. But it can be a confusing topic and making the most of it can have a lot to do with timing it right. This workshop can help you get answers to your questions and learn what Social Security can mean for you.
  • Using Amazon’s Kindle Direct to Self-Publish your Book for FREE (online)

    Whether you’re looking to publish a paperback novel or short eBook now or in the future, this detailed tutorial will teach you step-by-step how to create an Amazon KDP account, format your manuscript and upload it to the platform, easily create a book cover from available templates, determine pricing and royalties, develop a sales pitch for your Amazon page, and write an Amazon author bio. The webinar login information, along with a detailed tutorial to set up your free Zoom account, will be emailed the day before class.