Dennis Peterson worked for Morgan Stanley for 38 years helping individuals understand and navigate their financial paths before retiring in 2017. It was very fulfilling for Dennis to assist these individuals to practice healthy financial behavior which in turn allowed them to achieve their goals. Personal finance allowed Dennis to attend Stanford where he completed his undergraduate degree in 1973 and a masters degree in Education in 1976. As a walk on student athlete in football and without financial aid his first two years, Dennis needed student loans to pay for tuition and worked during the school year as well as every summer to pay for room and board. Personal finance has always been very important to Dennis.