The Financial Exchange Radio Show with Barry Armstrong and Chuck Zodda breaks business news first in New England. As the longest running business news host in Boston, Barry reports on the latest business developments throughout the country in New England with heavy hitting interviews from CEO’s, analysts and prominent business media professionals. The Financial Exchange Show airs weekdays 10AM-Noon on 12 stations throughout New England including flagship WRKO AM 680.


Barry has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. Each morning during the 6 o’clock hour, Barry begins conducting investment and economic research. His research keeps him abreast of economic trends to benefit his clients and is also used during The Financial Show each weekday. Barry also works with the independent financial professionals at Armstrong Advisory Group, which he founded himself in 2004, to serve individual investors and small businesses in New England. Barry graduated from Pace University in New York with a B.S. in Accounting and Management. He holds his series 6, 7, 24, 63, and 65 licenses. In addition, Barry is licensed for Life, Accident and Health Insurance. Barry is a regular contributor on WCVB TV Channel 5 and WFXT Fox 25 in Boston, as well as NECN. He is a Registered Representative with Securities America, Inc. and an Investment Advisor Representative with Securities America Advisors, Inc. Barry was born in Canada, and is now a citizen of the United States. He resides in Medfield, Massachusetts with his wife where they raised their five children. Over the years Barry coached his boys in hockey and cheered on his sons and daughter in lacrosse, soccer and track.


Chuck Zodda has been the full-time co-host of The Financial Exchange since 2015 after spending several years participating in a guest role. He has been in the financial services industry for seven years, spending his time focusing on bottom-up analysis of various companies. Chuck is also a regular contributor on New England Cable News, and has also been seen on WCVB TV Channel 5, WFXT Fox 25, and WHDH TV Channel 7 in Boston. He has also appeared for radio interviews on WTAG, WGIR, WELI, and WHJJ.

Chuck has been with the Armstrong Advisory Group since 2009. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 2009 with a B.A in History, while competing on the football team as a placekicker.  Chuck is a Registered Representative with Securities America, Inc. and a Registered Investment Advisor Representative with Securities America Advisors, Inc, and holds his Series 7 and 66 licenses and is a Life, Accident, and Health Insurance producer.