About Matt

Matt Hinz has worked in the financial industry since 2008. Prior to joining Carson Wealth, Matt worked as an associate wealth management advisor for Northwestern Mutual for 12 years.

He holds his Series 6, 7, 65 and 63 registrations. He graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in political science. He is a Cedar Rapids native and currently lives here with his wife, Whitney, and their two kids, Leo and Clara.

Matt enjoys spending time with family, playing golf, and cheering on the Hawkeyes, Chicago Cubs and Bears.

Matt loves making his family laugh. He’s on a quest for the perfect golf shot and cup of coffee.

Best piece of financial advice he has received:

Don’t make emotional decisions regarding your finances.

Seek objective counsel.

Favorite quote:

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

If you could meet anyone, past or present, it would be:

Albert Einstein

Favorite TV show:

“Game of Thrones” or “Breaking Bad”

Favorite holiday:


Something on your bucket list:

Tour a FIFA World Cup tournament with my son.