Matt Frankel, CFP®

Expert Contribution: Writer, Analyst
FINANCIAL INDUSTRY WRITER SINCE 2011

NUMBER OF PUBLICATIONS: 487 | LAST PUBLISH DATE: 04-14-2024

Matt is a Certified Financial Planner™ and investment advisor based in Columbia, South Carolina. He writes personal finance and investment advice for The Ascent and its parent company The Motley Fool, with more than 8,000 published articles and a 2017 SABEW Best in Business award.

Financial Areas of Expertise

Credit Cards, Banks, Brokers, Mortgages, Personal Loans, Wealth Management, Investing, Retirement, Personal Finance

CNBC, USA Today, BBC

Professional Accomplishments

  • 2017 SABEW Best in Business award for my coverage of the tax reform bill
  • Hosted 3 different shows on Fool Live, and have been a regular on Motley Fool podcasts since 2015

Education

  • B.S. Physics, University of South Carolina
  • M.S. Mathematics, Nova Southeastern University
  • Graduate Certificate, Financial Planning from Florida State University

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