About the show
Nothing Funny About Money puts a lighthearted spin on a sometimes scary subject: money! Each month, it features discussion, skits, guest interviews, and practical tips. Hosted monthly by Drs. Matt J. Goren, CFP and Michael G. Thomas, Jr., AFC and produced at WUGA in Athens, GA.
Support comes from Elwood and Goetz - Athens only wealth management firm registered with the National Association of Personal Financial Advisers. Visit them online at www.elwoodgoetz.com.
Support comes from Cannon Financial Strategists, an advisory firm that helps organizations and individuals design, maintain, and monitor retirement plans for a better financial future. Visit them at www.cannonplanners.com.
Matt’s a professor at the American College of Financial Services. He's taught over 4,500 students at UGA, UC Berkeley, and in organizations across the US. He also helps make better, more affordable products and services for low- and moderate-income families.
Michael’s a professor in the UGA financial planning program. He serves the underserved as a financial counselor and created two financial literacy programs: Money Dawgs (children) and Discovering Money Solutions (adults).
Chris is a honey-voiced former Elvis impersonator, the program director of WUGA, and winner of more public radio awards than anyone else on this show.
Garrett's an accomplished audio engineer and musician constantly on tours with his band Mothers. He's also the one responsible for all the amazing sound effects and skits. Visit him online at www.garrettwburke.com.
Jeanne is a public radio producer who focuses on labor rights and the experiences of lower-income people. Her segments are regularly featured on WUGA programs, including Athens New Matters.
A wealth psychology expert, founder of KBK Wealth Connection, host of the Breaking Money Silence® podcast, and an internationally published author and speaker.
Danny's the author of four personal finance books, including "The Wealthy Teacher". He's shared his everyday approach to managing money on over 50 television shows and 600 radio programs.
Cooper is a dog we regularly talk about on the show. He also voices many of the characters, including Pip Pennywise, Bucks the Spokesdemon, and a seagull.
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