Stephenson Financial Services

The investment climate has never been more exciting or more challenging than it is today.

To take advantage of all available opportunities, investors need two things: an understanding of which investment products are most appropriate for their situation and a relationship with a trustworthy investment representative who has a comprehensive knowledge of their needs.

The Stephenson Financial Services team are registered representatives with and securities are offered through LPL Financial. They have a combined 70 years of financial services experience. As independent representatives, they have access to many of the largest investment and insurance providers; thus, offering objective recommendations.

“Our specialty is helping people like you develop a plan towards meeting your financial needs and pursuing your goals.”

The main objective for Stephenson Financial Services is to assist clients in pursuing their short term, intermediate and long term financial goals. SFS investment representatives do this through a comprehensive wealth management process which includes complete financial profiling to create a financial plan. Once your plan is created, they are able to choose from a complete spectrum of investment products, which if suitable, help you work toward your goals.

As a full-service investment center, SFS offers clients an assortment of quality, non-proprietary investment choices to help you make sense of today's investment climate.

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Stephenson Financial Services provides access to:
  • Personalized Financial Advice
  • Retirement Income Planning Strategies
  • College Savings Plans/529 Plans
  • Tax-Advantaged Investments
  • Tax-Deferred Investment/Annuity Reviews
  • Variable Annuity Analysis
  • Life Insurance Analysis & Strategies
  • Quality Investment Products

Throughout varying market conditions, Stephenson Financial Services maintains a constant commitment of putting service first and keeping clients' objectives in focus.



Securities and advisory services are offered through LPL Financial (LPL), a registered investment advisor and broker-dealer (member FINRA/SIPC).  Insurance products are offered through LPL or its licensed affiliates. The Stephenson National Bank & Trust and Stephenson Financial Services are not registered as a broker-dealer or investment advisor. Registered representatives of LPL offer products and services using Stephenson Financial Services, and may also be employees of The Stephenson National Bank & Trust.  These products and services are being offered through LPL or its affiliates, which are separate entities from, and not affiliates of The Stephenson National Bank & Trust or Stephenson Financial Services.  Securities and insurance offered through LPL or its affiliates are:

Not Insured by FDIC or Any
Other Government Agency 
Not Bank
Guaranteed 
Not Bank Deposits
or Obligations 
May Lose Value 


The LPL Financial representatives associated with this website may discuss and/or transact securities business only with residents of the following states: 

Paul Aftanas: AZ, FL, IN, MD, MI, MN, TX, WI

Sam Hofer: FL, GA, MI, PA, WI

Karen Fehrenbach: AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, KS, MI, MN, MT, TX, VA, WA, WI