Wes Moss is the host of MONEY MATTERS - Atlanta's longest running live call-in, investment and personal finance radio show on News 95.5 FM and AM 750 WSB Radio. His show is also available on iTunes as a podcast.
Wes is the Chief Investment Strategist at Capital Investment Advisors (CIA). CIA currently manages more than a billion dollars in client assets, making it one of Georgia's largest Fee-Only investment firms, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle. He is also a founding partner of Wela, a digital advisory service launched in 2014 focused on helping beginning investors and the mass affluent. In 2012 he was named as one of the top 40 fee-only investment advisors (under 40) in the country by Wealth Management Magazine. In 2015 and 2014, Barron's Magazine named him as one of America's top 1,200 Financial Advisors.
In addition, Wes is a weekly guest financial columnist for AJC.com, the website of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He is also the editor and writer for About.com’s Financial Planning blog. In 2014, Wes was the host of Atlanta Tech Edge, a weekly TV show on Atlanta’s NBC affiliate WXIA, covering the fascinating business of technology within the state of Georgia.
Wes holds a degree in economics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Wes lives in Atlanta with his wife and three sons and loves spending time with his family, coaching lacrosse, and playing golf and tennis.
Wes has written several books including Starting from Scratch (Kaplan) and Make More, Worry Less (FT Press) and has served as a financial expert for both local and national media including CNN, CNBC and Fox Business Network. He has been interviewed by USA Today, Forbes, Time, the Wall Street Journal, and Yahoo Finance.
His latest book, You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think - The 5 Money Secrets of the Happiest Retirees (McGraw Hill 2014) has been a best seller in the retirement planning category. The book’s unique message and research has struck a chord with readers and the financial community since its release in May of 2014.