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David P. Stearns, owner of The Stearns Agency in Watkinsville, Georgia, Has a passion for working with retirees, or soon to be retirees, and helping them address individual financial concerns. Dave understands the financial strategies and issues which today’s retirees face. His guiding principles for working with clients are simple: Your hard earned “nest egg” should be preserved for enjoyment in your later years, and, with proper planning, your assets and income can outlive you. He specializes in educating his clients regarding preservation strategies which include protecting their income and assets from risks associated with inflation, the stock market, probate, and long term care. In addition, The Stearns Agency offers complete Tax Preparation Services including E-filing for only $49!
Dave Stearns was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, and earned a B.S. from the School of Technology at Purdue University. As a result of meaningful changes in his life while at Purdue, Dave subsequently served four years in campus ministry at the University of Georgia in Athens. Upon completion of his campus ministry work, Dave entered the financial services industry in 1992 as an agent with the Georgia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company. In 1998, Dave began to grasp the financial challenges many retirees face as they approach retirement. For this reason, Dave left Farm Bureau in 1999 with the desire to dedicate his career to serving the ever growing retirement market.
Dave is a member of The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and a Certified Long Term Care (CLTC) specialist. He is a member of the Million Dollar Round Table. Emerging as an expert in the long term care industry, Dave has had the privilege of implementing long term care insurance programs for The American Legion, The Good Sam Club, Truett- McConnell College, The University of Georgia Alumni association, and many other organizations. As a result, Dave Stearns is a sought-after training specialist in this industry.
You will find that Dave’s combined experiences as a former interim pastor and campus minister, as well as his extensive background in financial services, make him a gifted communicator, a warm educator, and a compassionate professional ready to serve his clients with humility and purpose. Married for twenty two years, Dave and Shelley Stearns have seven children and reside just outside of Athens in Watkinsville, Georgia.