Certified Senior Consultant - Definition
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What is a Certified Senior Consultant (CSC)?
The National Association of Certified Senior Consultants (NACSC) issues the Certified Senior Consultant (CSC) designation to financial planners.
The program is comprised of a 30-hour self study program with five modules.
There are three examinations that candidates must complete. The three final exams are administered by the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD).
Candidates must undergo a continuing education for the first five years after they are certified.
CSC Areas of Knowledge
The CSC course study is broadly divided into six parts, they are;
- Health Transitions as People Grow Older,
- Aging and the society,
- Quality-of-Life Choices for Older Adults,
- Essential Ethics for Working with Older Adult,
- Financial & Estate Planning for Age 65 and Older; and
- Federal & State Programs for Retirement & Health Care.
The core areas of the knowledge of the CSC program include Social security, Medicaid, SSI, Medicare and veterans benefits.
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