NSSA ~ Social Security Advisor Certification



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NSSA PRICING (Tuition increases after Dec. 31, 2017)

A tuition increase is effective January 01, 2018. The increase is due to the approval of accreditation and enhanced support. Register by December 31, 2017 to avoid the tuition increase. The projected tuition will be $995 (Live Class); Web-based and On Demand will be $695.


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1All courses include 7 hours of instruction and a final exam.  The exam is completed via web portal with a 2-hour time limit.

2Live classes qualify for 8 education credits for CPAs and CFPs nationwide and insurance agents in many states. Contact Marc Kiner (mkiner@mypremierplan.com) to determine if the NSSA class qualifies for education credits for insurance agents in your state.

324 months continuous support will be provided by Premier Social Security Consulting, LLC, available on a 24/7/365 basis and including unlimited questions and monthly webinars.

4Initial course registration includes 2-year certification licensing.


Note:  $395 certification renewal fee every two years.  Advisors need 16 hours of education to renew.

After the class, you will understand:

  • How benefits are calculated.
  • Spousal benefits.
  • Reduction if benefits are taken before Full Retirement Age.
  • Increase if benefits are delayed beyond Full Retirement Age.
  • How Social Security benefits are impacted due to earnings.
  • How Social Security benefits are impacted by children.
  • The impact of public employee pensions on benefits.
  • Social Security options available to married couples.
  • Social Security options available to a divorced individual.
  • Social Security options available to a surviving spouse.
  • Social Security options available to single individuals.
  • Factors to consider when deciding when to begin benefits.
  • The appeals process.

 After the class, you will know these terms:

  • Primary Insurance Amount
  • Delayed Retirement Credits
  • Restricted Application
  • Claim and Suspend
  • Government Pension Offset
  • Windfall Elimination Provision
  • Annual Earnings Test
  • Breakeven point
  • Indexing
  • Substantial earnings
  • Do Over

The NSSA certification is a business builder and value-add to your practice:

  • Save time by accelerating your Social Security learning curve.
  • Provides valuable education by experts who’ve been “in the trenches”.
  • Increases client service satisfaction from providing more lifetime Social Security income.
  • Adds credibility and distinction with clients and prospects.
  • Opens doors to other professionals (CPAs, lawyers, human resource managers).
  • Increases understanding of Social Security technology and marketing.
  • Offers on-going practice management support and education.

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The National Social Security Association, LLC provides certification and sets education guidelines. NSSA certification will open your door to clients approaching, or already at, Social Security retirement age. As a financial professional this means more clients in your door. Prospective clients will seek out the NSSA designation when searching for Social Security help!

Created and taught by a 35-year veteran of the Social Security Administration and a Certified Public Accountant, this training will open your business doors to over 70 million baby boomer prospects!

More than 90% of all Social Security recipients do not maximize their benefits because they’re not aware of their claiming options. There is strong demand for knowledgeable advisors who want to help their clients and prospects facing the Social Security claiming decision.

Many advisors know very little about Social Security and are not able to properly advise their clients. With the NSSA certification you can be confident that you have the knowledge and education to be a valuable resource for your clients who are dealing with Social Security.

This program was started to educate financial professionals nationwide about Social Security. You will be trained by a 35-year veteran of the Social Security Administration and licensed CPA, not by a DVD program or a book. You will learn about Social Security basics and advanced Social Security strategies like “claim and suspend” and “restricted application.” Your NSSA certification will give you the tools needed to be an authority on Social Security while positioning you to bring in additional clients and revenues.

The course is provided via two formats: Webinar or Classroom (i.e. attend in person). The price for each of these class formats also includes the examination and NSSA certification. Live (in person) classes qualify for 8 education credits for CPAs and CFPs as well as insurance credits in many states. Download and view the NSSA Certification brochure for more program details and additional support you will receive.

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