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What’s on our mind? You can read about it in our blog. Whether it’s ideas from the investment services world or concepts from the financial industry, you can read about it here. While the bulk of this will be centered on personal financial topics, other ideas that we found interesting will also be included.  So keep checking in. We’re glad to have you reading along.  We welcome feedback and hope to hear your thoughts.  Feel free to email me at matt@mattloganinc.com.

 

Monday, June 12, 2017

Matt K. Logan, CFP Despite plans to continue working as long as possible, retirement may be upon you whether you are ready for it or not. Shifts in the economic landscape and health usually determines when retirement happens. Public...

 

Friday, June 2, 2017

Matt Logan CFP® Navigating through the unpredictable territory of investing can be challenging and stressful for new investors. Although at its core, the concept of investing is simple, there are pitfalls that can trip up even...

 

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Matt K. Logan, CFP Just as each human being is unique, every person has his or her own personality when it comes to financial matters. Some are spenders, others are savers, a few may be hoarders and so on. Financial consciousness is...

 

Friday, May 19, 2017

Click Here to check out my latest news interview with WFMY2 News Matt Logan is a Representative with Matt Logan Inc., and Summit Brokerage and may be reached at www.mattloganinc.com, 336-540-9700 or matt@mattloganinc.com. Matt Logan...

 

Monday, May 15, 2017

Here is a video I put together with some photos of the new bus.

 

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Overcoming the Fears of Retirement Matt Logan CFP® Retirement is often thought about with feelings of worry; even for those that are sufficiently prepared financially. In a world where economic security is dubious at best and the...

 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Every adult has made a fiscal blunder or two at some point in their lives. Overspending, not budgeting, carrying too much debt and ignorance about credit cards are big ones for sure. But when it comes to long term effects, financial...

 

Friday, April 21, 2017

Giving financial help to adult “kids” is becoming a common theme in today’s modern society. According to the most recent Pew Research Center (PRC) survey, parents in the U.S., Germany and Italy are providing a fair...

 

Thursday, April 13, 2017

A number of factors make up the average American pie chart such as income savings, expenses, assets, debt, and spending patterns. Everyone’s financial picture will have some variations of course, however, there are several...

 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

2nd Quarter Market Update Hopefully this finds you and your loved ones well. The first quarter of the year for us here in Greensboro saw Spring come twice, in February and again this past first week of April. Much like the confused...

 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

To view my interview on WFMY News 2 click here. When planning for retirement, various challenges and hurdles can get in the way. These obstacles can often be different for men and woman, and may leave women at a greater risk for...

 

Friday, March 31, 2017

Matt K. Logan CFP® Here’s a shocking statement! If you are not funding a retirement program that reach six figures or more by the time you retire in the next 5 to 10 years; you may find it difficult to maintain the...

 

Friday, March 24, 2017

Matt K Logan CFP® The natural flow of events when interest rates rise may or may not have an impact on your finances. Those primarily affected by hikes in interest rates are people with high credit card debt, private student loans,...

 

Friday, March 24, 2017

Matt K Logan CFP® The Fed’s decision to raise its benchmark interest rate will have a reverberating effect on credit card rates and other consumer debt. In fact, the most recent spike is shaping up to take a sizeable bite out...

 

Monday, March 20, 2017

I would like to start by making a confession to both of you who likely every read my blog. I hang my head today and humbly admit that my five-year old has taught me an important lesson and is schooling me in the hotly contested Logan...

 

Friday, March 17, 2017

The Risk Behind Untested Robo-Advisors With the term “robo-advisor” becoming more commonplace in the finance arena, is it any surprise that more and more automated forms of robo-advising are flooding the market? The...

 

Monday, March 6, 2017

Matt Logan CFP® “More” is a common thread that seems to run through the entire life-span of the Post-World War II baby boomer generation. The succession of “mores” began when 3.4 million babies were born in...

 

Friday, February 24, 2017

In the last decade or so a startling revelation about what it takes to retire is highlighting the fact that without a solid retirement plan many millennials may need to continue working into their 70s or beyond. From a cultural...

 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Click here to view my interview on WFMY News 2. In today’s volatile economic environment, retirement is one of the most important topics couples need to be talking about. However, according the American Psychological Association...

 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Click Here to check out my latest news interview. Learning to invest at an early age can really set teenagers on the right path financially and it doesn't have to be boring! Financial planner Matt Logan shares a few fun ideas to get...

 

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Matt Logan CFP® Some of the most popular finance and legal questions revolve around the specifics of creating a Will and deciding how to pass assets along to family members in a fair manner. While many parents share a common goal...

 

Friday, January 27, 2017

Matt Logan CFP® With the New Year upon us, now is one of the best times to focus on your financial goals and decisions for 2017. While general savings and paying down debt are typically two of the most popular finance-related New...

 

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Click Here to check out my latest news interview with WYFM2 Matt K Logan CFP® The Super Bowl is a cultural phenomenon unique to the United States. Super Bowl 51 is expected to continue the trend of spending, eating and celebrating...

 

Thursday, January 19, 2017

DOW 20,000- What About DOW 100,000? Matt K. Logan CFP(r) As the DOW hits another big round number or 20,000 and people once again say that it will never go higher, I would like to present the idea of the DOW 100,000. Before you call...

 

Thursday, January 19, 2017

A Step-by-Step Guide for Accomplishing Financial Goals in 2017 Matt K. Logan CFP(r) The power of January is that there is a collective thrust by the human race for change. People are either assessing or reassessing where they want to...

 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

With the New Year under way, now is the time when many people take inventory of different areas of life and determine where improvements can be made. Crafting a list of New Year’s resolutions isn’t new or uncommon. In fact,...

 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Happy 2017! As I write this I am on a flight returning from a Magical Disney Cruise to the snowy abyss that is Greensboro. Our family had an amazing trip and fun memories and I am excited about the welcoming of 2017. I hope that your...

 

Sunday, January 1, 2017

 

Friday, December 30, 2016

Most Americans know they need to prepare for retirement but are often unsure of what they need to do. Unfortunately, being clueless in the years preceding retirement is having a negative impact on many seniors entering retirement today...

 

Friday, December 16, 2016

Implementing the “SMART” Plan to Achieve Financial Goals The approach of a new year always brings with it the hope for change. Money rather than good intentions is at the heart of most objectives and what it takes to...

 

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Click Here for my latest interview on WYFM2! 5 Bad Decisions People Make that Deplete their 401(k) Retirement Savings. Defined contribution pension such as 401(k) plans have become the default support in retirement for millions of...

 

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Strategies to Help Newly Wed’s Merge Their Money Matt K. Logan CFP® Blending finances is not a fun activity that most modern couples are rushing to do today. In fact, with so much talk about pre-nuptials and spikes in divorce...

 

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Can Investment Fears Put You at Risk of Dying Broke? Matt K. Logan CFP® Financial experts are seeing a direct correlation between the increasing number of Americans who die broke and today’s emotionally driven approach to...

 

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

How Trump's tax plan may impact your returns With campaign promises still reverberating about reversing policies and changes to tax laws, many are wondering how trump’s tax plan may impact their returns and overall financial...

 

Thursday, November 10, 2016

To view my interview on WFMY, click here.

 

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The Biggest Money Mistakes We Make—Decade by Decade Making money mistakes; even big mistakes is not an anomaly. Although the theory that monetary recklessness is a predominant plague for the young and inexperienced is not...

 

Monday, October 31, 2016

Halloween Numbers Scarier than Ever Matt K. Logan CFPâ On the fun scale, Halloween may rank higher than most other holidays but thrills come at a hefty price. So far, the spookiest holiday of the year is shaping up to be the most...

 

Friday, October 14, 2016

How to manage a trust? Assuming the management of a trust represents a major obligation. Therefore, selecting a trustee necessitates careful consideration of the complex skill set required to successfully manage a trust. As part of the...

 

Friday, October 7, 2016

We are excited to announce that this year will be participating in the 9th Dancing with the Carolina Stars to raise money for OperationSmile. Our very own Matt Logan from Matt Logan Inc will be performing and it will be a hoot. We are...

 

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

4th Quarter Market Outlook As I write this I am returning from a wonderful, rain filled weekend with my wife to celebrate our 11th wedding anniversary. Much like our wedding day when we had a special uninvited guest in the form of a...

 

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

When is The Right Time to Teach Kids about Credit: Establishing Credit Card Readiness Teaching children good credit habits have become a necessary dilemma of the modern parent. Today’s marketing strategies focused on kids and...

 

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Turn Your Small Raise Into Big Savings Matt K. Logan, CFP(r) The economic dynamics and implications of shifting to a saving rather than a spending mindset can make a significant difference in long term financial well-being. Based on...

 

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Retirement Planning Tips: Things to Consider Retirement planning is about closing the gap between the life we want to live today and how we expect to live in the future. Not surprisingly, anxiety is a common denominator for most...

 

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Do you know what has happened in the financial markets since 9/11? As we just passed the 15 year anniversary of this terrible event, I did an interview on WFMY to look back at it. Click on this link to see the interview. 15 Years...

 

Monday, September 12, 2016

The Financial World 15 Years After September 11th 15 Years Since 9/11- A Market Perspective 15 years ago this past weekend our country changed forever. Most people remember where they were the morning that terrorists flew planes into...

 

Monday, September 12, 2016

Here is a link to my most recent WFMY interview explaining how a stock works. Focus On The Basics: What Is A Stock Today I am taking us back down to the nuts and bolts of investing. While many of you own stocks either directly or...

 

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Please click here for my interview on different apps to help you save money and learn about money. Making Your Financial Life Into A Game This week is all about sport. With the Wyndham Championship bringing some of the best golfers in...

 

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Dealing with financial stress, you are doing it wrong! Click here for my most recent WFMY News 2 interview about money stress.

 

Monday, July 11, 2016

Click here for my most recent WMFY News 2 Interview about how much you are worth according to your life insurance.

 

Friday, July 8, 2016

3rd Quarter Market Outlook Another over the top Fourth Of July celebration in my neighborhood has concluded. Having a July 3rd birthday that your neighborhood has been celebrating with a party since 1955 definitely has its perks. At...

 

Monday, June 27, 2016

Click here for my most recent WMFY News 2 Interview about what you need to know about "Brexit"and your 401k.

 

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Click here for my most recent WMFY News 2 Interview about your financial health. http://www.wfmynews2.com/mb/news/more-money-doesnt-mean-you-dont-have-money-woes/250544303

 

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Click on this link for recent interview. Millennial Myths About Money Revealed by Matt K. Logan CFP® MILLENNIALS…. Soemtimes I feel like that word that is thrown around all the time is a myth or belongs in a category of...

 

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Click here to view my interview Your Credit Score & Why It Matters. All About Credit Scores by Matt K. Logan CFP® Often times we hear about credit scores. Unless you have taken a loan or are planning to take a loan, they usually do...

 

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Click here for my most recent WFMY News 2 interview about your 401k Deer In The Headlights: What's In Your 401k? Let me see if this scenario sounds familiar; you employer hands you your 401k booklet for the year or you get it in the...

 

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

I am finally coming clean and the reason for my teary eyes since April 4th is not really pollen. The UNC loss in the National Championship stirred a ton of emotion for me that I am getting through with a lot of counseling and extra...

 

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Click here for my most recent WMFY News 2 Interview about retirement and the cost of healthcare. Healthcare And Retirement by Matt K. Logan CFP® Healthcare has always been an important piece of the retirement landscape. With rising...

 

Monday, April 4, 2016

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Click here to see my latest WFMY News 2 Interview about scammers. Ditch The Boxing Gloves- Financial Arguments and Keeping Order In Your Relationship by Matt K. Logan CFP® It is tax time. It is also scam week here at WFMY and those...

 

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Click here for my WFMY News 2 interview about student debt, and its real worth. Student Debt- A Closer Look by Matt K. Logan CFP® Somebody mentioned to me that politics and the presidential race is going on now. They said one of...

 

Friday, March 4, 2016

Why would a financial planner have a party bus? That is the first question anyone asks. “Because it is a fun way to give back to the community that supports us.” I respond. Sometimes a business does something so out of the...

 

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Click here for my most recent WFMY News 2 interview about couples and their money. Couples can argue about anything and everything, but money is a popular fight topic. Certified financial planner Matt Logan breaks down how and when...

 

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Click here for my news interview on WFMY. Low On Cash? Which Bills To Pay First?

 

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Click here for my latest WFMY News 2 interview on how gas prices are factoring into other areas of commerce.

 

Thursday, January 21, 2016

I have finally figured out what everyone must make when snow is predicted and there is a run on milk and bread at all the grocery stores. Here is a link to my favorite bread pudding recipe. I sub out gluten free bread. Give it a shot...

 

Thursday, January 21, 2016

With the recent volatility driving a lot of emotion in the market, I wanted to share the attached market update that does a great job explaining the situation and what is driving stock prices down. Market Update Regarding Recent Volatility

 

Friday, January 15, 2016

Dick Rutherford was born on February 5th, 1925 and died peacefully while holding my grandmother’s hand in prayer on January 5, 2016. A great man in more than a few facets of his life, Dick was my step grandfather. I had the honor of...

 

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Click here for my News 2 WFMY Interview on Lifestyle Creep. If I Just Made More Money, Things Would Be Easier, Right? by Matt K. Logan CFP® “I don’t understand why that person would ever have anything to worry about, if...

 

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

My Interview About Speaking To Your Parents About Money?

 

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Should You Trust Your Money With A Robo Advisor? Robo Advisors Vs Financial Advisors You might not expect a flesh and blood financial advisor to have anything good to say about online financial advisors, but Matt Logan says there are...

 

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

3rd Quarter Market Outlook I hope that you are staying dry and have not taken to a canoe as your major form of transportation with all of the recent rain we have had here. While the seasons have predictably begun to turn into fall in...

 

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Check out my news interview here: WFMY Interview Election Cycles and the Stock Market

 

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Why My Clients Must Pass The Beer Test People often ask me who my ideal client is. In a world of money, money, money, most financial advisors respond with a certain niche profession, net worth or account minimum. For years I tried to...

 

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Second Quarter 2015 Market Outlook I trust that this newsletter finds you well and that you have had a good summer thus far. This summer has been rocky with a lot of emotional movements in the market tied to our friends over in Greece...

 
 

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