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Free money management class in Presque Isle

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Starting July 8, Women, Work, and Community will offer a free five-week class “My Money Works: Tools for Smart Money Choices,” to help people gain the skills and confidence to stretch money, pay bills, reduce debt, find money for savings, plan for retirement, and set personal financial goals.

At the end of the class led by Erica Quin-Easter, participants will have a plan in place to achieve greater financial stability. My Money Works will be held 9 a.m.-noon Mondays, July 8-Aug. 5, at Presque Isle CareerCenter. A follow-up session is scheduled to provide additional networking and support. Successful completion of this class meets one of the requirements for the Family Development Account matched savings account program, which can be used to help purchase a first home, pursue a college education, or start or expand a small business.

The class is open to women, men, and couples of all ages and incomes. Pre-registration is required, and there is no fee for the training. For more information or to register for the class, contact Erica Quin-Easter at Women, Work, and Community at 764-0050 TTY users please call Maine Relay Telecommunications Service (MERS) 711. Assistance with transportation may be available to participants throughout Aroostook County, so don’t let cost be a barrier in attending the class. Accommodations to individuals with disabilities are available upon request.

This class is offered in partnership with the Maine Department of Labor, Disability Employment Initiative, Presque Isle CareerCenter, and University of Maine at Augusta.


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