Benjamin Hampton

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

Ph.D. Student & Graduate Teaching Assistant

Ben is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERâ„¢ professional, financial planning Ph.D. student, and graduate teaching assistant.


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Bachelor of Business Administration Finance The University of Georgia 2013


My research falls within the interdisciplinary field of financial therapy. This field integrates personal financial planning and mental health/psychology. My specific research interests include financial stress, financial anxiety, retirement satisfaction, guaranteed income (defined benefit pensions, annuities, and social security), money scripts, big five personality traits, and financial well-being.


FHCE 5200 - Financial Counseling & Client Communication (Co-Instructor - Spring 2022; Instructor of Record - Fall 2022 & Spring 2023)

Prior Professional Positions

Organization Title Years of Service
TrueWealth, LLC Wealth Advisor 2019 - 2020
TrueWealth, LLC Financial Planner 2016 - 2018
TrueWealth, LLC Client Service Associate 2014 - 2015


Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Outstanding Teaching Assistant UGA Center for Teaching and Learning 2023


Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
Financial Therapy Association Student Liaison, Board of Directors 2024

Advisory Committee

Dr. Kristy Archuleta (Major Professor), Dr. John Grable, and Dr. Lu Fan

Areas of Expertise

  • Comprehensive Financial Planning
  • Investment Portfolio Management 


Jeong, D., Hampton, B., & Archuleta, K. L. (in press). How are you doing? Financial well-being during COVID-19. Financial Services Review.

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