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  • 10 Secrets & Tips for Successfully Buying or selling a Home or Investment Property

    Learn how to be more successful when acquiring or selling real estate by understanding the purchase agreement, strategies for getting your offer accepted in multiple offers, and different ways to cover closing costs and mortgage insurance. We explore Twin Cities housing market data, an overview of loan programs- including a loan for escrowing improvements, appraisal issues affecting a home sale, and small things to improve your chances of selling your property. Making updates such as paint, carpet, light fixtures, and de-cluttering. An opportunity for a no obligation price evaluation of your home by the instructor is included with class tuition.
  • AAA Minneapolis - Medicare 101 Educational Webinar

    We will explain the A, B, C and D of Medicare and the similarities and differences between Medicare options.
  • An Introduction to Voiceovers

    Do you have a passion for voiceovers? Want to earn income using your talents from the comfort of your home? Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the growing remote voiceover industry! Discover the current trends in the industry and how easy and affordable it can be to learn, set up and work from home. You’ll learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you’ll need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, will take notes as you read a real script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery. You’ll receive a professional voiceover evaluation later in a follow up call. One-time, 90-minute, introductory class. Learn more at http://www.voicesforall.com/ooo. No discounts. 18 and over. Upon registration you will be contacted by VFA to schedule your class for a day and time of your convenience.
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    Be a Better Writer: 10 Easy Tips to Improve your Writing NOW

    We write everyday: emails, social media posts, work projects, and even non-fiction or creative writing. Improving is just a matter of knowing some simple tricks to make your writing more impactful and readable, and may help get you a promotion at work or avoid rejection from a publisher. In this hands-on session, there will be writing/editing examples and exercises so you can see in real time how to make sentences flow properly while still maintaining reader interest, and you will leave with a workbook full of writing tips and tricks, which is included in the class fee. The instructor LeeAnne Krusemark is a former journalist, current author and editor, and a nationwide Professor of Publishing at higher learning institutions, including Harvard Adult Education. The webinar login information will be emailed the day before class.
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    Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published

    If your goal is to become a published freelance writer by selling a magazine article, short story, poem, or even a novel to a traditional publisher, this comprehensive workshop will guide you to, then past the editor's desk. You will discover how to: *become a “published” writer overnight *submit manuscripts the correct way *find the right publisher for your work *write irresistible query letters *determine when and how to get an agent *100 ways to make money as a freelance writer If you really want to succeed, this step-by-step workshop is a must! Informative handouts for future use are included in class fee. The instructor LeeAnne Krusemark is a former journalist, current author and editor, and a nationwide Professor of Publishing at higher learning institutions, including Harvard Adult Education. The webinar login information will be emailed the day before class.
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    Beginner’s Guide to Using FREE ChatGPT (AI) for Writers

    ChatGPT (AI) is here to stay and is the future for writers and content creators. Don’t be left behind! No prior AI experience required. Do you want to learn how to incorporate the power of cutting-edge technology to gain ideas and inspiration, write web content, articles, and even novels or scripts? In this beginner-friendly course, you’ll learn how to: register for a FREE ChatGPT account input effective writing prompts to avoid nonsense responses build creative content, from stories to marketing copy determine its capabilities and limitations understand ethical/legal considerations using ChatGPT There’s no doubt ChatGPT and similar AI systems will force the job market to evolve. It’s crucial for everyone to adapt, learn new skills, and be open to working in collaboration with AI, so start building your expertise in the world of ChatGPT now! The instructor LeeAnne Krusemark is a former journalist, current author and editor, and a nationwide Professor of Publishing at higher learning institutions, including Harvard Adult Education. Informative handouts for future use are included in class fee. The webinar login information will be emailed the day before class.
  • College Planning 101

    It’s hard to overestimate the value of a college education. But, as you know, it can come with a hefty price tag and a considerable amount of debt. While choosing the right college is important, figuring out how to pay for it may be just as important. You can help by financially supporting whatever path your loved one chooses. We want to prepare you to navigate the cost of college without risking your retirement.
  • Earn Extra Money Mystery Shopping

    Have you seen ads telling you how to become a shopper, but only if you send them a lot of money? You do not have to pay to begin your new career in this exciting field. (Participants must also attend “How to Start Any Home Business + 250 Home Business Ideas!” for a clear understanding of this endeavor.). You will learn how to sign up with many legitimate mystery shopping companies WITHOUT FEES, avoid pitfalls and scams, create a required mystery shopping resume and profile, and how to file your mystery shopping reports for payment. Informative handouts for future use are included in class fee, including a list of 25 legitimate companies you can work for. The webinar login information will be emailed the day before class.
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    Explore 50 Different Self Publishing Options

    Self Publishing is all the rage, but is it the best option for YOU? (participants must also attend “Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published”) And, can you do both? You will discover the pros and cons of all the self publishing options, including print-on-demand and e-book publishing, as well as Amazon options, and see how they compare to traditional publishing. Informative handouts, including a rated description of 50 self publishing companies for future use are included in class fee. The webinar login information, along with a detailed tutorial to set up your free Zoom account, will be emailed the day before class.
  • Grow Your Business with Instagram

    What can you do on Instagram that can result in huge growth for your customer base and sales? We’ve got the answers you need in this fun beginner level class to grow your business with Instagram. You’ll learn the key steps needed in order to improve your company bottom line and also gain more followers. Plus, you’ll learn to make your content irresistible and have fun in the process!
  • Health Care Directive & Power of Attorney

    Procrastinate no more! No matter what your age, give your loved ones an important gift by creating two legal documents - a Health Care Directive and a Power of Attorney. These documents are vitally important in the event you become incapacitated and cannot make decisions for yourself. A Health Care Directive (akin to the old "Living Will") is a legal document that communicates your health care wishes and allows you to name someone to make health care decisions for you when you cannot speak for yourself. A Power of Attorney allows you to choose someone to handle your finances and property and is effective immediately upon signing. In this class, you will prepare both of these documents so you won't end up without these important legal plans in place. Leave class with two notarized documents and give yourself and your loved ones peace of mind.
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    How to Make Extra Cash Pet Sitting (after school/work)

    Do you love animals…especially dogs? Learn how to make extra money after school or work by watching dogs or other pets, usually in the pet’s home. You will learn about feeding, watering, and exercising pets, how to make a good impression as well as what questions to ask when interviewing for a pet sitting job, and what to do when a dog has behavioral issues. You will also discover other services you can offer to make more money, such as dog walking, grooming, puppy training, etc. Informative handouts for future use are included in class fee. This class is taught by a seasoned professional pet sitter and a longtime entrepreneur. The webinar login information will be emailed the day before class.
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    How to Start Any Home Business + 250 Home 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!) Informative handouts for future use are included in class fee. The instructor LeeAnne Krusemark is a former journalist, current author and editor, and a nationwide Professor of Publishing at higher learning institutions, including Harvard Adult Education. The webinar login information will be emailed the day before class.
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    Intro to Medical Terminology

    Medical terminology is the first step to any career in the medical field or simply to understand your family’s medical visits. No prior experience is necessary. This highly specialized language involves word building with root words, prefixes, suffixes, and abbreviations. You will leave with a solid foundation of medical language, as well as basic medical billing and coding terminology. After submitting and passing the open-book exam included in the workbook you receive in class, you will earn a Certificate of Completion. This comprehensive course is taught by longtime educator LeeAnne Krusemark, and Credentialed Medical Professional Vanessa Grinnell, RRT. The webinar login information will be emailed the day before class.
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    Introduction to Screenwriting for Television or Movies

    In this comprehensive session, you will learn about special screenwriting terms and formats for television and the big screen. You will also learn how to plot a story, develop characters, and execute your work in the proper screenwriting format. You will discover the difference between a Treatment, a Spec Script and a Shooting Script and when to do each. And, you’ll get an inside look into the business of selling your script to agents and producers. Informative handouts for future use are included in class fee. The instructor LeeAnne Krusemark is a former journalist, current author and editor, and a nationwide Professor of Publishing at higher learning institutions, including Harvard Adult Education. The webinar login information will be emailed the day before class.
  • Introduction to Senior Housing

    Explore alternatives to single family living-from condo & townhomes, cooperatives, subsidized apartments, market rate independent rentals, and housing complexes that offer a continuum of care ranging from independent living to assisted living. Come with your questions to decide what will work best for you and what are your next steps?
  • Introduction to Senior Housing

    Explore alternatives to single family living-from condo & townhomes, cooperatives, subsidized apartments, market rate independent rentals, and housing complexes that offer a continuum of care ranging from independent living to assisted living. Come with your questions to decide what will work best for you and what are your next steps?
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    Make Money with a Virtual Assistant/Word Processing Business

    If you can type, then you can make money at home using your computer. You will discover how and where to find clients, 50 ways to advertise/market your services, effective home office equipment choices, and 100 ways to make money with a computer.(Participants must also attend “How to Start Any Home Business + 250 Home Business Ideas!” for a clear understanding of this endeavor.) There really is a need for your services, so learn to be your own boss, set your own hours, and make more money. Informative handouts for future use are included in class fee. The webinar login information will be emailed the day before class.
  • Medicare and You!

    Are you new to Medicare? Are you currently on Medicare but don’t fully understand it? It’s no doubt that Medicare can be confusing and overwhelming, let us educate you. This class will help explain the basics of Medicare, eligibility, and enrollment. We are willing to answer any questions that you may have, to the best of our ability. A couple years out from eligibility? No worries, bring a notepad to become fully prepared for when you are eligible.
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    Meet the Publisher/Agent — Get Your Manuscript Critiqued

    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.) Informative handouts for future use are included in class fee. The instructor LeeAnne Krusemark is a former journalist, current author and editor, and a nationwide Professor of Publishing at higher learning institutions, including Harvard Adult Education. The webinar login information will be emailed the day before class.
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    Monetize Websites, Blogs, and Social Media with Affiliate Marketing

    Earn a passive monthly income from selling other people’s products by placing a merchant-provided advertisement link on your site and get a commission for every sale, click or lead. Learn where to find 1000+ free and low cost opportunities and how to avoid scams or links that won't offer a beneficial ROI (return on investment). Learn how to find high, recurring, and second-tier commissions. You'll also learn SEO secrets to increase your site's ranking and visibility on search engines like Google. Informative handouts for future use are included in class fee. The instructor LeeAnne Krusemark is a former journalist, current author and editor, and a nationwide Professor of Publishing at higher learning institutions, including Harvard Adult Education. The webinar login information will be emailed the day before class.
  • Moving Mom & Dad: 5 Common Mistakes Children of Aging Parents Make and How to Avoid Them!

    Many baby boomers today are facing the tough decision of finding appropriate housing options for their parents. Moving mom and dad is often a challenge, especially when mom and dad are reluctant to address the issue. In this class we will discuss and give an overview of the housing market in general for those considering buying or selling a home. We also provide a guide called Moving Mom & Dad, a $24.95 value. The guide covers the five common mistakes Children of aging parents make and how to avoid them.
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  • Preventing Elder Financial Abuse

    Elder financial abuse, also known as financial exploitation, is the illegal or unauthorized use of an older adult’s funds or resources for the benefit of someone other than the older adult. This includes fraud, theft, and act of deception to gain control over a senior’s money or property. You will learn about common types of financial abuse, indicators, and signs, how to report and get help. This class is for older adults and their families.