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.