David L. Bahnsen, CFP, founder and CIO of The Bahnsen Group, a wealth-management firm that oversees $2.6 billion in assets, Newport Beach, California. Barron’s ranked Bahnsen among the top 100 independent advisors in the US. He is author of The Case for Dividend Growth: Investing in a Post-Crisis World. TheBahnsenGroup.com
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