College of Family and Consumer Sciences
Ph.D. Student & Graduate Teaching Assistant
Ben is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, financial planning Ph.D. student, and graduate teaching assistant.
105 Housing and Consumer Research Center (House C)
415 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
|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. My specific research interests include retirement income planning, guaranteed income (defined benefit pensions, annuities, and social security), financial well-being, financial stress, and money scripts.
FHCE 5200 - Financial Counseling & Client Communication (Spring 2022)
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|
Areas of Expertise
- Comprehensive Financial Planning
- Investment Portfolio Management