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Laramie County Community College


in Cheyenne Campus Life Enrichment

Medicare Basics - LIFE*1415


with Charlie Simineo

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 24, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Are you eligible for Medicare or will be shortly? What about your parents? This class will cover the following topics: 1) Do I need to sign up for Medicare? 2) How and when do I sign up for Medicare? 3) What happens if I don't sign up? 4) What is the difference between the four parts of Medicare? 5) Do I need a drug plan if I don't take drugs? 6) Should I have a Medicare Supplemental (Medigap) plan? 7) What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid?

Understanding Medicare Drug Programs - LIFE*1970


with Charlie Simineo

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 31, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Are you eligible for Medicare, or will be shortly? You probably have the following questions: Will my drugs be covered? Do I need to get drug coverage? How do I sign up? What do you mean there could be a penalty? What if I am covered by another insurance plan? If I am taking no drugs, why do I need to pick a Part D plan? What does picking a Part D plan even mean? How do I do it? Do I need to select a different plan each year? What if I have used the same plan for several years? I hear about Open Enrollment, what does that mean? If you have had any of these questions, this class is for you.

Medigap and Long Term Care Insurance - LIFE*1297


with Charlie Simineo

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 8, 2022 at 6:30 pm

What's the difference between a Medigap policy and Supplemental Medicare policy? What is the best time to buy a Medigap or a Supplemental Medicare policy? What does the alphabet have to do with a Medigap policy? Why should I care about the deductibles in Medicare Part A and Part B? Does that mean anything to me? I have to pay them anyway! The second hour of the class will be spent on long term care insurance. We will define terms frequently used, the length of time long term care policies pay and how you know what they pay for. Additionally, we will find out where and when you should buy them. For maximum understanding it is recommended that you take the Medicare Basics class.

Savvy Social Security Planning - LIFE*1894


with Sandy Patrick

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 23, 2022 at 10:30 am

Decisions on when to begin your Social Security benefits can have a tremendous impact on the total benefits you receive over your lifetime. Come and learn from two Certified Financial Planner practitioners: How much you can expect to receive; how to coordinate spousal benefits; and how to minimize taxes on Social Security. What are the 5 factors to consider when deciding when to apply? We'll also cover when it makes sense to delay benefits and how to coordinate Social Security with your other retirement income. Come and learn what Baby Boomers need to know to maximize retirement income.

Tax Planning for Seniors - LIFE*1432


with Afton Olsen

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 22, 2022 at 10:30 am

Tired of your savings and investment dollars being eaten away by taxes? Learn from two Certified Financial Planners some of the specialized tax planning issues of retirement, including taxation of Social Security and managing Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) from retirement accounts when you turn 70 1/2, plus general tax planning strategies. Discover how to take advantage of many common opportunities to minimize taxes. The discussion will cover tax-free investments, tax advantages of real estate, IRAs and other tax-deferred retirement accounts, as well as understanding the new tax laws and how our income tax system works in easy to understand language.

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