Curtis (Curt) Sheldon

Curtis (Curt) Sheldon

| CFP®, EA

C.L. Sheldon & Company, LLC

(703) 542-4000

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Fee-Only Financial Planner serving Northern VA and the Capital Area.


  • Retirement Planning
  • Investment Management
  • Tax Planning
  • Tax Preparation
  • Insurance
  • Estate Planning
  • Employee Benefits
  • Survivor Benefit Program (SBP)
  • Hourly Fee Consultations
  • Veterans' Benefits/Tax Issues
  • Strickland Decision Tax Prep
  • GI Bill & College Funding

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1800 Diagonal Road
Alexandria, VA 22314

Curtis Sheldon is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor.
NAPFA is the country's leading association of Fee Only Financial Planners.
What is "Fee Only Financial Planning," and why is it important?

Curtis (Curt) Sheldon is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (TM) Practitioner, Enrolled Agent, Accredited Investment Fiduciary (R) Designee and President of C.L. Sheldon & Company, LLC.

Curt provides comprehensive financial planning including Military and Veterans Adminstration benefits integration, tax planning and preparation, college planning and retirement planning.  He specializes in working with transitioning Senior Military Officers.

As a CFP(R) Practioner Curt has met the rigorous experience and ethical requirements of the CFP Board and has also successfully completed financial planning coursework and the CFP(R) Certification Examination covering the following areas:  the financial planning process, risk management, investments, tax planning and management, retirement and employee benefits, and estate planning.

As an Enrolled Agent he is admitted to represent clients in all 50 states at all levels of the IRS.

The AIF Designation certifies Curt has specialized knowledge of fiduciary standards of care and their application to the investment management process.

Prior to becoming a financial planner Curt served in the United States Airf Force for 27 years as a Fighter Pilot.  Highlights of his career include Combat Operations in Operation DESERT STORM, Command of an Overseas Fighter Squadron, and assignment as an Agressor Pilot and an exchange student at the Escola de Commando e Estado Maior in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He holds an MBA in Individual Financial Planning from City University of Seattle and a Bachelor of Science degree in Management/Finance from the United States Air Force Academy.

Curt is a recognized expert on financial planning issues for Senior Military Officers.  He has been a guest speaker of financial planning for transition at the Pentagon; Headquarters, Air Force Space Command; Headquarters, Air Mobility Command; Headquarters, Air Force Special Operations Command; Headquarters, Air Education and Training Command; Nellis AFB; and Camp Lejeune.  He has also spoken on Military Tax Planning at the Annual Conference on Financial Education sponsored by the Institute for Financial Literacy.

Curt has been published in Military Officer Magazine and Money Mind Matters iMagazine.  He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and The Huffington Post.  Curt provides his thoughts on financial planning at his blog Amat Victoriz Curam.  He also contributes to the Military Officers Association of America's on-line forum, Financial Frontlines(TM)