Catch Nothing Funny About Money on WUGA, 91.7 or 94.5 FM, in Athens, GA. We air every month on the first Friday (at 1:30 PM) and following Sunday (at 12:30 PM).
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A department of the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Georgia, Financial Planning, Housing, and Consumer Economics provides leading-edge teaching, research and outreach that improves the economic well-being for families, increases the quality of life in communities and prepares future leaders and entrepreneurs.
A truly independent financial planning firm, and the only firm in the greater Athens area offering investment management and financial planning services from a team of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals and CERTIFIED RETIREMENT COUNSELORS™ within a fee-only compensation model (i.e., no commissions).
Our hosts, Michael Gene Thomas and Matt J. Goren, have over a decade of experience providing free financial advising to everyday people. Everyone else is pretty good at what they do, too.
Coming to you from Athens, GA…
Matt J. Goren, PhD
Matt is a professor in the financial planning program at UGA. When out of the classroom, Matt also pro-bono, one-on-one financial advising with the Aspire Clinic and works with Discovering Money Solutions to bring financial literacy members of the Athens community.
Michael G. Thomas, Jr., AFC
Michael is a Ph.D. student in the UGA financial planning program. He co-created two financial literacy programs, Money Dawgs (children) and Discovering Money Solutions (adults). His calling is to use financial coaching/counseling to serve the underserved.
Garrett W. Burke
Garrett W. Burke is a percussionist, audio technician, and event specialist. Garrett received his Bachelor’s degree in Production Studies of Performing Arts from Clemson University, where he also managed the student-run radio station. He now enjoys his time in Athens performing and recording music and being a member of the town’s vibrant music scene.
Chris is the Program Director at WUGA and the host of Morning Edition. In addition to being a local celebrity and former Elvis impersonator, Chris records and produces the show. He and he alone is responsible for all of this, for better or worse. Love the show? Thank Chris. Hate the show? Want us off the air? Can’t believe we got a chance? Blame Chris. It’s all his fault.