Martha B Shedden

Martha is passionate and enthusiastic about educating financial professionals and retirees on the details of Social Security income planning, the foundation and first step to creating a financially secure retirement plan.

Certified as a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC), through the College of Financial Planning, Martha is also a National Social Security Advisor (NSSA). Through her business, Shedden Social Security & Retirement Planning, she helps retirees create financial plans they can rely on throughout their retirement years.

Trained and practicing as a professional engineer for over 30 years, she enjoys the detailed, problem solving aspect of Social Security income planning and sharing that knowledge with others.
  • Over six years of experience providing Social Security education, consulting, and analyses for individual clients, financial and accountancy professionals;
  • National Social Security Advisor, NSSA; Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, CRPC;
  • Author of numerous Social Security white papers, seminar presentations and articles in financial publications;
  • Contributing author and presenter of the webinar Social Security Planning, An Essential Element in Attracting Female Clients on the BrightTALK Thought Leadership for Financial Advisors channel;
  • Specializing in women's Social Security income planning and retirement;
  • Professional Continuing Education Instructor with various national providers.



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