Dennis Stearns, CFP®, is the founder of Stearns Financial Group (an independent wealth management firm recognized by Citywire RIA as a Future 50 firm) and is nationally recognized for financial planning and the effect of Super Trends on clients’ investments, careers and the economy. He is the author of several books, a featured speaker at economic conferences, and a regular participant in think tanks on financial planning and investment topics.
"Financial losses, or the fear of loss, are processed in the same area of the brain that responds to mortal danger." - Three Steps to Improve your Financial Decision Making- https://www.thestreet.com/retirement-daily/planning-living-retirement/three-steps-to-improve-your-financial-decision-making27 August 2021
"The top three skills to sharpen from my wide-sweep surveys are: communication and connection skills, behavioral finance skills, and adjusting plan assumptions in a post-COVID-19 world." FUTURE TENSE: Post-COVID-19 Future of Financial Planning - https://www.financialplanningassociation.org/article/journal/DEC20-future-tense-post-covid-19-future-financial-planning27 August 2021
"This is a natural strategic evolution for Stearns Financial Group. Being a part of Hightower's powerful community of advisors will allow us to leverage the benefits of a national RIA while maintaining our well-established brand, culture and business structure. The SFG team will continue to provide the professional financial planning, investment management and high touch service our clients have come to know and love, while Hightower brings back office support, advanced technology and NextGen training to our team." - Hightower buys into $1.3bn Stearns Financial Group - https://citywireusa.com/registered-investment-advisor/news/hightower-buys-into-1-3bn-stearns-financial-group/a139389027 August 2021