Wes Moss the host of Money Matters – Atlanta’s longest running live call-in, investment and personal finance radio show – on News 95-5FM and AM 750 WSB. Wes is also the Chief Investment Strategist and a partner at Capital Investment Advisors (CIA). In this role, Wes is responsible for communicating CIA’s position on markets and investments. 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.
In 2017 Wes was featured in Barron’s Magazine where he discussed his career in financial advising as well the investment strategy that he pursues, investing for income. Barron’s Magazine also named him one of America’s Top 100 Independent Wealth Advisors this year. In 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Barron’s Magazine named him as one of America’s top 1,200 financial advisors. In 2012, he was named as one of the top 40 fee-only investment advisors (under 40) in the country by Wealth Management Magazine. Wes was also named one of Atlanta’s 40 Under 40 by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in 2015.
In addition, Wes is a regular contributor to the Atlanta Journal Constitution both online and in print. He is also the editor and writer for About.com’s Financial Planning section and a regular contributor to ClarkHoward.com. 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. He is also the financial consultant for Spike TV’s show, Life Or Debt.
Wes holds a degree in economics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He lives in Atlanta with his wife and four 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. If you’d like to learn more about the habits and traits of the happiest retirees and how you can implement them in your life, download our complementary workbook, The 5 Money Secrets of the Happiest Retirees Workbook.