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U.S. News & World Report | How to Get a Replacement Social Security Card

Published: June 21, 2021

Those who are requesting updates to their Social Security record also cannot use the online service. “If you plan on making changes to your Social Security card, such as a name change, you will not be able to request a replacement online,” says Martha Shedden, president and co-founder of the National Association of Registered Social Security Analysts.

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Financial Advisor Magazine | 5 Reasons Why An Industry Certification In Social Security Is The Next New Trend For Financial Advisors

Published: June 3, 2021

With over 200,000 financial advisors in the U.S., competition in the financial industry makes it difficult to stand out. By obtaining industry certification as a Social Security expert, financial professionals who specialize in the niche offering of Social Security advisory services are finding success by distinguishing themselves from their competitors, increasing profits and delivering valuable insights to clients.

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USA TODAY | Does your state tax social security benefits? Here’s why that’s crucial to your retirement strategy

Published: June 3, 2021

Plan ahead. Learning how Social Security is taxed as the federal and state levels is one task. Planning ahead for those taxes is another, said Martha Shedden, the president and co-founder of the National Association of Registered Social Security Analysts. “Because only some of Social Security income can be taxed, there are potential withdrawal strategies from retirement and other accounts that can sometimes minimize tax liability.”

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TheStreet | Why Do I Pay Taxes On My Social Security and Pension Benefits?

Published: May 4, 2021

Only part of the money an individual contributes to Social Security has had taxes paid on it, says Martha Shedden, RSSA, CRPC, president and co-founder of The National Association of Registered Social Security Analysts (NARSSA). “The history and rational for why and how much of Social Security income is taxable, are quite complex.”

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Morningstar | NARSSA Partners with The Society of Financial Service Professionals

Published: April 6, 2021

The National Association of Registered Social Security Analysts (NARSSA), the leader in expert Social Security eLearning and training for Financial Professionals, has announced a partnership with the Society of Financial Service Professionals (FSP), the premier association serving the needs of multidisciplinary financial professionals to make its five-module course available to FSP members.

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ThinkAdvisor | How to Minimize Taxes When Social Security, RMDs Kick In

Published: April 1, 2021

Financial advisors who have Social Security expertise and the understanding of tax consequences when withdrawing funds from retirement accounts and other income streams are extremely well-suited to providing retirement planning.

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