AUGUSTA — New Ventures Maine has scheduled tuition-free online workshops and classes for November.

Classes are designed to help people in Maine start a business, build a career and manage money. Classes are offered at evening and day times; some are one session only and others span multiple sessions; a few classes are self-paced. The full class schedule is accessible at

November classes include:

• My Money Works: Wednesdays through Dec. 8, 10-11 a.m.
This interactive class can help one gain the skills and confidence needed to stretch money, pay bills, reduce debt, find money for savings, plan for retirement, and set personal financial goals. No class will be held during the week of Nov. 22.

• Matched Savings Information Session: Monday, Nov. 8, 4-5 p.m.
Matched savings programs such as the Rainy Day Savings and Family Development Account programs can help one save for a goal by matching savings with additional funds. Join this information session to find out how the programs work, check on eligibility, and ask questions.

• Job Search Series: Tuesdays, Nov. 9, 16 and 23, 10-11 a.m.
Those ready for a new job or a career change can join for one, two or all three of these workshops. Nov. 9: Job Search Strategies; Nov. 16: Resume Strategies; Nov. 23: Interview Strategies.

• Work for Yourself @50+: Thursday, Nov. 18, 10-11:30 a.m.
The decision to start one’s own business can be both exciting and daunting. Work for [email protected]+ breaks the choices down for older adults in an approachable way through five steps; it is a careful consideration of the potential benefits and risks of working for one’s self.

For more information and to sign up, visit or call 800-442-2092.