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Matt Smith is a Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor at the Brookwood Village Branch in Birmingham, Alabama. As a Financial Advisor, Matt offers investment, retirement, and tax savings strategies for individuals and business owners. After thoroughly discussing and reviewing a client's needs, goals, and future objectives, Matt creates a customized investment strategy designed to help them achieve their financial and life goals. He takes great pride in the relationships he builds with his clients from gaining their trust to becoming their biggest financial asset.
Matt holds a Juris Doctorate from Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from The University of Alabama. Before joining Merrill Lynch in 2012, Matt was a practicing attorney for several years.*
Matt is married to Keilah Smith of Mobile, Alabama, and they have two daughters, Mary Jennings and Margaret Ruth. They live in Hoover and are active members of the community. Matt, Keilah, Mary Jennings, and Margaret Ruth enjoy being at the lake, snow skiing, and college football.
I follow the deep-seated Merrill Lynch tradition of participating in the communities we serve. This drives my interest in spending time volunteering with organizations in our community.
The University of Alabama
Thomas Goode Jones School of Law
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Supported by the global resources of Merrill Lynch, my team is comprised of talented and experienced individuals committed to building strong client relationships based on trust and personalized service.
We offer you access to the investing insights of Merrill Lynch, trust and fiduciary services from U.S. Trust, and the banking convenience of Bank of America to help you pursue your goals. We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.
1Investment products are offered by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated.
2Banking products are offered by Bank of America, N.A.
3Insurance and annuity products offered through Merrill Lynch Life Agency Inc.
We understand that both your life and the financial markets can change over time. By periodically checking in to discuss changes in your life and revisiting your financial strategy, our goal is to help give you peace of mind* that you're on track to help achieve what's most important to you.
We'll meet with you periodically to review your goals and the progress you’ve made toward reaching them. We'll also discuss any adjustments needed to your financial strategy to help you stay on course.
Your life and goals change. We can help you keep track of these changes so they can be reflected in your financial strategy.
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*Peace of mind is an aspirational state of mind that clients hope to achieve. There are no guaranteed results following completion of the Goals-Based Wealth Management process because markets can fluctuate and investments can lose value. Advisors work with clients to help them understand how the goals based wealth management process can help to address their concerns, financial situation and priorities.
Helping you reach your goals starts with getting to know you personally. Through understanding what matters most to you, I can help you create a financial strategy that reflects your personality. Only then can I offer an approach that is built around your life priorities and the ongoing advice you need to help you manage fluctuations in the market and changes in your life. Let’s work together to help you achieve your goals.
As Merrill Lynch financial advisors, we will sort through the financial complexities of your life, helping you build a customized investment strategy to pursue your goals.
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Drawing from our experience and the best thinking of Merrill Lynch, we will build a strategy that reflects your unique needs, priorities and financial situation.
We will work to help you stay on track, regardless of what the markets are doing.