Adult Education of the Kennebunks and Arundel provides financial literacy classes for a small fee to both students and community members. Browse through a variety of wellness and enrichment courses and find class dates/times on their website.
Bonny Eagle Adult Education offers a variety of educational workshops, and information on buying a home, using Quickbooks for business and personal use, on financial aid opportunities for college, and financial and retirement planning. Register by calling (207) 929-9185 or online at www.sad6.maineadulted.org.
CA$H Maine (Creating Assets, Savings and Hope), supported by United Way, is a partnership of community leaders and industry experts working together to help individuals and families achieve long-term financial stability. Through community and workplace outreach, these partnerships encourage individuals and families in Maine to find ways to make the most of their money. Check out their website for online resources or information on free money management courses. Or, stop by one of their ten locations throughout the state for free in-person financial advice from trained volunteers.
CEI offers financial literacy courses and one-on-one financial coaching and housing counseling for low-income adults. CEI also offers an Individual Development Account program for refugees and asylees who qualify.
The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) offers a variety of free resources, tools, and classroom curriculum designed to assist students, parents, and educators with understanding the important elements of successful money management. FAME will also provide presentations upon request on a variety of financial education topics and the Claim Your Future game.
Girl Scouts of Maine offers a financial empowerment curriculum for Girl Scout members, serving girls K-12 throughout the state of Maine. The curriculum gives girls the opportunity to build their business savvy and hone their financial literacy skills. Materials are intended for purchase by Girl Scout members but may also be purchased by the general public.
Junior Achievement of Maine, Inc. is a local non-profit organization dedicated to educating students in grades K-12 about entrepreneurship, work readiness, and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. In partnership with businesses and educators, JA brings the real world to Maine students, opening their minds to their potential and preparing them for the world of work.
The Maine Society of CPAs is a professional membership organization comprised of certified public accountants and accounting professionals. The Society as an entity, provides Continuing Professional Education courses- both live seminars and webinars- on a variety of tax, regulatory, accounting and financial topics. Many of our members share their financial expertise on a volunteer basis with nonprofit organizations throughout the state of Maine.
MaineHousing supports non-profit organizations that deliver housing counseling service in rural areas and underserved populations, specifically financial capabilities education and counseling services, including ESL, in the immigrant and refugee communities and Native-focused financial capabilities, pre-purchase and post purchase education and counseling in Maine’s tribal areas. MaineHousing also supports hoMEworks 10-hour homebuyer education classes, the schedule of which can be found at www.mainehomeworks.org, and provides home buying orientation presentations upon request.
Merrymeeting Adult Education provides classroom presentations and individual counseling pertaining to college transitions and filling out the FAFSA to individuals living in Northern Cumberland and Sagadahoc Counties.
MSAD 11 Adult Education offers workshops on money management, retirement planning, and financial literacy.
Scarborough Adult Learning Center provides college information to all GED and Adult High School Diploma students upon earning their credential. In addition, financial literacy information, college transition classes, and Accuplacer Testing are offered at the Center.
Town & Country Federal Credit Union offers a variety of online and in-person financial education resources. Visit their Savvy Money site to view your credit score, work on your budget and explore other personal finance topics. Or, for in-person education, contact them to schedule a Financial “Wellness Workshop” in your school or workplace.
York Adult Education works one on one with students and makes referrals to agencies and organizations in addition to holding FAFSA and budgeting workshops.