Episode 28: Pets

Little puppies and kitties cost us big. Before you opt for a pet rock, learn about all the costs of pet ownership: from food to vet bills and home renovations. On this episode of Nothing …

Episode 27: Housing

Housing is Americans' single biggest expense. On this episode of Nothing Funny About Money, we're got tips for cutting those costs! Like, roommates. Or, housing the animals of the local …

Episode 26: Honeymoons

Of all the ways to blow $5,000, a vacation with your new spouse is probably the most romantic. On this month's episode, Kathleen Burns Kingsbury, Chris Shupe and Matt J. Goren discuss the …

Episode 25: Weddings

It's wedding season... can you smell the romance in the air? Smells like being upcharged 10% on centerpieces. On this month's episode of Nothing Funny About Money, Kathleen Burns Kingsbury …

Episode 24: Jobs

Is your job crushing your spirit and turning you into a soulless zombie? Great! On this episode of Nothing Funny About Money, learn how to get out …

Episode 23: Graduation

Every year, millions of Americans graduate college... only to be thrown to the wolves. In this episode of Nothing Funny About Money, Matt Goren, …

Episode 22: Income Tax

Springtime is here again - time to live your dreams and file your taxes! Learn the "how to?" and the "how come?" of this painful annual ritual on …

Episode 21: Entrepreneurship

Ever feel like nothing ever goes your way? Maybe you're a small business owner! On this month's episode, hosts Matt Goren and Timi Jorgensen welcome small business owners Mike Jorgensen, …

Episode 20: Homelessness

Every December, we celebrate the season of giving. On this episode, Matt Goren and Michael Thomas talk about folks who could use some charity - those …

Episode 19: Employee Benefits

Open enrollment is coming - do you know what employee benefits you'll pick next year? Matt Goren and Michael Thomas cover the basics like insurance …

Episode 18: Financial Adulting

Managing finances can be tough… especially for people making the transition out of high school or college. On this episode, hosts Matt Goren and …

Episode 17: Cash flow

Ever wonder where all your money goes? Michael Thomas and Matt Goren explore how our cash flows in… and flows out… how we can spend less on random nonsense and MORE on what makes us happy. …

Episode 16: Debt

Did you know 1 in 3 American cars are underwater? We discuss the trillions of dollars Americans owe, how to make a dent in your own debt, and decide… …

Episode 15: Investing

We discuss how to get started with investing! Did you know that becoming a millionaire is as easy as 1, 2, 3? We’re joined by special recurring guest Danny Kofke (author of The Wealthy …

Episode 14: Dating

Here’s a great date idea: have an open and honest discussion about your financial goals! We discuss money and dating with special guests Megan Ford (director of the ASPIRE Clinic and …

Episode 13: Increasing the Value of a College Degree

College is an amazing opportunity to learn, network, develop skills and paaaaaaaartaaaay! We discuss increasing the value of a college degree with …

Episode 12: Behavioral Finance

Did you know April is Financial Literacy Month? On Nothing Funny About Money, we’re celebrating the human mind… the irrational, biased, and financially illiterate human mind… with special …

Episode 11: Taxes

Spring’s here… are you excited? It’s tax time! On this month’s episode of Nothing Funny About Money, we’re talking about taxes with special guest Jimmy Sanders.

Episode 10: Paying for College While You're There

Gotta pay tuition somehow! We discuss strategies for increasing income and cutting college costs while you’re in school – including how best to use …

Episode 9: The Meaning of Christmas

The holidays are coming up. Are you excited? We discuss the financial implications of the meaning of Christmas with Ark Athens’s Stephanie Cockfield …

Episode 8: Paying for College before You Go

Did you know that students fail to claim $3 billion dollars in federal grants every year? Getting scholarships, working, taking college courses, …

Episode 7: The Value of a College Degree

Is it worth going to college? We weigh the costs of college against the potential benefits, with insights from Peter Thiel, Morty Shafer, and Mike …

Episode 6: Kids (Part 2)

You know… I hope my kids are thinking about saving for my retirement. Morgan Bryant joins us to discuss the upside of chores and a point system that can help children comprehend complex …

Episode 5: Kids (Part 1)

Did you know that it costs $250,000 to raise a child to the age of 18? With special guest Kimberly Watkins, we discuss the costs of parenting and how to get your kids to have positive …

Episode 4: Couples

Do you know the hardest part of being married? Alongside special guest Megan Ford, we discuss managing and talking about money as a couple. Featuring Dan Ariely.

Episode 3: Credit

Did you know you can be paid to raise your credit score? We discuss creditworthiness with special guests Chris Shupe, Jeff Robert, Sam Stephens, and a bunch of UGA undergraduates.

Episode 2: Happiness

Did you know that winning the lottery makes you less happy? We explore how money buys happiness… or doesn’t… featuring Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton, authors of “Happy Money”.

Episode 1: Fees!

Americans spend over $11 billion dollars in bank fees every year. How terrifying! On our first ever episode, we tackle bank fees and feature …

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