Albany, NY, November 18, 2015 – Internationally recognized US social security expert Brian Doherty and learning sciences software pioneer sageCrowd, announced today that they have partnered to deliver a training course based on Doherty's award-winning book, Getting Paid to WaitThe course is a methodology that delivers simple, yet sophisticated social security claiming strategies to aid financial advisors and their clients.

​“We are very pleased that the book has been so well received,” says Doherty, award-winning author and social security expert. “Essentially I wrote Getting Paid to Wait to help the 75 million baby boomer retirees make better choices in one of the most critical areas of retirement planning: Social Security Claiming Strategies. By partnering with sageCrowd, we can train more financial advisors so they learn to really apply it and help their clients.”

Retirees, and even most experienced financial professionals, are challenged by the complexity of the US Social Security System. Getting Paid to Wait will help organizations in the financial sector add value to their advisory services by expanding their understanding of the various claiming options, so clients are better informed when making their claiming decision.

“We are delighted to be working with Brian Doherty. He has so much integrity and his book will help millions of individuals make the correct choice,” Sean Sears, CEO of sageCrowd, says. “He has simplified the US social security claiming choice and it is very compatible with our collaborative learning platform. Ultimately, this course will help financial advisors master the tools outlined in Getting Paid To Wait.”

Getting Paid To Wait was published in January of 2015 by Acanthus Publishing and has recently won the 2015 International Book Award’s - Personal Finance Category. Previously the book also won an Eric Hoffer Award.

About Brian Doherty:

Brian Doherty is a nationally recognized expert and speaker on social security and the author of Getting Paid to Wait: Bigger Social Security Benefits – the Simple and Easy Way (Acanthus Publishing, 2015). After beginning his career with Dean Witter, he went on to serve as CEO of Key Bank’s Investment Subsidiary, Key Investments, and Vice President and National Sales Manager for New York Life’s Retirement Income Security Division. Currently, he is President of Filtech LLC, a Social Security consulting company, and an independent speaker and author.

About sageCrowd:

SageCrowd is a software company transforming enterprise training by leveraging breakthroughs from the 'science of learning'. SageCrowd believes that aligning training to the brain’s natural learning process is the key to better results. They have built the science-based learning methodology, SAGECROWD WAY and a matching learning platform. The goal is to help enterprises implement their most mission critical training projects. It is a whole new way to learn.

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