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Matthew Broom

Matthew Broom is a firefighter/paramedic with Gwinnett County (Georgia) Fire and Emergency Services. He has been a member of the Hazardous Materials Response Team since 2016. Prior to joining the fire service, Broom graduated with a BBA in business economics from Georgia State University. In 2017, he began his Certified Financial Planner coursework at the University of Georgia. After passing the CFP exam, Broom launched Forward Focus Financial Planning to help firefighters and their families accomplish their financial goals. He is also the host of The 24/48 Podcast, which focuses on helping firefighters find success on and off the job.

Calculate your net worth, evaluate your cash flow, and develop your strategies and tactics to take action
How to prioritize bills, manage student loans, reevaluate investments and more
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Decentralized command empowers members to make decisions that align with the commander’s strategic goal
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A firefighter/financial planner explains the three pension payout options and the factors to consider in the decision-making process