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Alabama Cooperative Extension System offering retirement planning course

AUBURN – The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will offer “Retirement Ready?,” a course on retirement planning, Wednesday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lee County Extension Office in Opelika, 600 S. 7th St., Suite 4. The course is designed to help participants plan for their financial security, nurture their health and well-being and enhance their engagement with life during their later years.

“Financial security is not the only challenge that retirees face,” said Regional Extension Agent Diana Simpson. “We can’t enjoy our retirement as much without good physical and mental health, and research indicates that people with strong social networks and numerous interests age better,” said Simpson, who holds an MBA and is a Certified Financial Planner.

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