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Registered Social Security Analyst (RSSA)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization National Association of Registered Social Security Analysts Ltd (NARSSA.ORG)
Qualification and Training Requirements

Client experience demonstrated in one of the following ways:

  • Are a FINRA registered securities professional or advisor
  • Are a CPA, a CFP, an EA, a lawyer or have another professional license issued by a state agency
  • Have an insurance license issued by the state in which you practice
  • Have registered with the IRS to prepare tax returns having a valid PTIN
Designation Training Requirements

Five online self-study NARSSA courses (approximately 15 hours)

Designation Exam Type

Final RSSA designation certificate exam (online, proctored)

Continuing Education Requirements

Four hours annually

Verification and Complaints
Online Designation Resource

Online at Find a Registered Social Security Analyst

Investor Complaint Process

Follow instructions at Code of Professional Conduct

Published List of Disciplined Designees