Prepare for retirement and learn key steps to creating a reliable, long-term income stream. We will discuss Social Security optimization, tax management techniques, risk management, and investment strategies to both protect and grow your income during retirement. Don't get caught unprepared for retirement.

October 17-19, 2023 | 5:30pm-7:30pm PDT | Bend
February 20-22, 2024 | 5:30pm-7:30pm PST | Bend
April 23-25, 2024 | 5:30pm-7:30pm PDT | Bend
Medicare is a critical source of health insurance for 44 million Americans. You need in-depth information on the often-confusing process of the Medicare system to make informed choices with your own, or a loved one's, health insurance.

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 | 5:30pm-7:00pm PDT | Madras
Thursday, October 12, 2023 | 1:30pm-3:00pm PDT | Online
Wednesday, November 15, 2023 | 10:30am-12:00pm PST | Online
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 | 5:30pm-7:00pm PST | Madras
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 | 5:30pm-7:00pm PST | Prineville
Find out why living trusts are essential regardless of wealth. This overview of estate planning addresses probate, estate and capital gains taxes, health and long-term care planning, and legal and financial options. Your instructor is a local attorney who specializes in estate planning.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 | 1:00pm-4:00pm PST | Bend
This course offers an in-depth look at all the things we can do on our iPad. By the end of this course students will be able to secure the information on their iPad, navigate through applications and web browsers safely, and learn the differences between an iPad and a smartphone.  

November 27, 2023 to December 7, 2023 | 9:00am-10:00am PST | Bend
Smartphones can be used for so much more than making a call and sending a text message, they can revolutionize the way we live. In this course, learn how to navigate your phone with ease. Explore tips and tricks for using the built-in features, touchscreen, settings, shortcuts, applications, and more. Course will cover both Android and Apple phone features.

January 22, 2024 to February 1, 2024 | 9:00am-10:00am PST | Bend
If you've taken Introduction to Smartphones and still want to learn more, this course is for you!  Join Abe Makda and explore additional features on your phone. This course will cover Smartphone hardware, modes of communication, data transfer methods, connecting and navigating other smart devices, privacy, security, and camera features. 

October 30, 2023 to November 9, 2023 | 9:00am-10:00am PDT | Bend
February 5-15, 2024 | 9:00am-10:00am PST | Bend
Phones are used for so much more than making a call and sending text messages, they have revolutionized the way we lead our daily lives. In the first session, learn the basic features of navigation and use of your Smartphone. The second session in the series will take a deeper dive into the hardware, different modes of communication, privacy, security, and other advanced features. Sign-up for both sessions in the series at a discounted rate, or take either of the single sessions. Class will cover both Android and Apple phone features.

January 22, 2024 to February 15, 2024 | 9:00am-10:00am PST | Bend
Create a personal retirement analysis through rare access to one of the best financial planning programs in the industry, guided by a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER?. Clarify your current path and learn critical concepts to maximize your retirement dollars and align your financial goals with your values. Walk away with clarity and understanding of your unique situation, and personal retirement plan. Register your partner/spouse at the time of registration for an additional $25.

November 7-9, 2023 | 6:00pm-8:00pm PST | Bend
January 23-25, 2024 | 6:00pm-8:00pm PST | Bend
April 23-25, 2024 | 6:00pm-8:00pm PDT | Bend
Learn the details of recent tax law changes and how they may affect your personal tax situation. Discussion will include tax optimization strategies for gifting, Social Security, HSAs, estate planning, and investments including Roth conversions.

Tuesday, January 30, 2024 | 5:30pm-7:30pm PST | Bend
Tuesday, April 9, 2024 | 5:30pm-7:30pm PDT | Bend
This course will provide an in-depth analysis of Bitcoin software. Students will learn how to buy and store their own Bitcoin, learn everything they need to know about the Bitcoin protocol, and how to run Bitcoin mining software. The instructor, Ebrahim Makda, is certified by the Smart Automation Certification Alliance (SACA), receiving an Industry 4.0 Silver Certification in Electrical Systems; as well as a certified Bitcoin Miner Repair Technician through Texas State Technical College.

February 19-29, 2024 | 9:00am-10:00am PST | Bend