Matthew M Heckmann, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®

Wealth Management Advisor

The Heckmann Financial Mission

We exist to help people get the absolute most out of their lives given their abilities and resources. 

We provide Context / Perspective delivered through Financial Planning and Wealth Management.


Plan Now for Your Future

Financial planning doesn't happen by chance; it is the product of sound decision-making. Whether you are looking to protect, grow or transfer wealth, as a Wealth Management Advisor, Matthew Heckmann can help.  Matthew Heckmann understands the complex financial issues and the ways in which these issues might affect your future.

Financial planning requires a commitment of time—yours and ours.  Matthew Heckmann will work to understand your current personal and financial circumstances and your goals for the future. Matthew Heckmann will work to do more than determine a planning solution. He will build a strategy that is right for you. Together, we will work to develop a financial plan that balances your short-term needs with your long-term goals.

And we will stay in touch, so as your needs evolve over time we can make the changes necessary to your plan protecting your overall financial picture for the future.

Let Matthew Heckmann help you ensure your financial future is all you want it to be.


Community Involvement 

Taking a Stand against Heart Disease.

Matt Heckmann is a proud participant in the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk program to support research and treatment of heart-related illnesses and improve the health and lives of all Americans.

On October 5th, Matt, his team, and their families joined together to participate in the Heart Walk at Warner Park in Madison, raising over $2,600 for the American Heart Association.

Learn more about the American Heart Association’s noble work, how to contribute to the Heart Walk in our community, and easy ways to improve your heart health at


Market Commentary

Click Here to view a listing of monthly economic commentaries provided by leading business economist and top investment strategist Chris Bremer, Senior Investment Consultant of the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company.


In the News


Northwestern Mutual has the highest financial strength ratings awarded to any life insurer by all four of the major credit rating agencies. Click Here for more information on Northwestern Mutual's financial strength assessment and third party ratings, as well as access to copies of our Annual, Investment and Financial Reports.



ABC’s The Chew features Northwestern Mutual’s Childhood Cancer Program

ABC’s The Chew stirred up a delicious lemonade recipe in support of Northwestern Mutual’s Childhood Cancer Program and partnership with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. See the story of financial representatives Jessica and Jeff Salazar and their son, Austin, and their personal fight against childhood cancer.

When is it a good time to take on debt?

When you want something such as an education, a new car, a new TV, or a home, it’s not uncommon to take out a loan or even use your credit card. In this month’s Ask the Financial Expert column, our experts weigh in on the topic and discuss “good debt versus bad debt” and how debt as a whole affects our economy.