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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Some recent musings...
- Building a Credit Score (9/25/2017) by admin - The best tip I have for people building their credit to be patient. Very understandably, a lot of people who have no or bad credit want to get great credit as soon as possible. While this is a great long term goal, rushing it may cause people to make bad...
- What should I invest in? (8/20/2017) by Matt Goren - More than any other topic, people seem to be totally befuddled by investing – especially people who’ve never tried it! Investing is actually far easier than most in the financial industry want people to believe. Everything I’m about to suggest can be done alone and without the help of a...
- Where to invest? (8/20/2017) by Matt Goren - More than any other topic, people seem to be totally befuddled by investing – especially people who’ve never tried it! Investing is actually far easier than most in the financial industry want people to believe. Everything I’m about to suggest can be done alone and without the help of a...
- How many credit cards is “too many”? (8/20/2017) by Matt Goren - When it comes to credit cards, I’m often asked, “how many is too many?” I haven’t seen a concrete limit. In fact, I personally have over 10 cards at any given time. I actually get a new one about every six months – gotta love those intro offers! And the...
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.