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10 Valuable Podcasts About Money and Finance

Where to tune in for advice on how to save money, pay off debt or retire early.

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Podcasts can be a great way to learn new things – especially while multitasking with household chores, driving to work or simply taking a moment for yourself. There’s a podcast for essentially every topic, and money is no exception.

Why not take advantage of free financial advice from experts? Check out 10 of our favorite finance and money podcasts covering everything from paying off debt and earning passive income to saving strategies and retiring early.

NPR’s “Planet Money”

This podcast discusses the economy in a way that’s equally informative and entertaining. It has been described as “witty” and “quirky” while also taking a journalistic approach, presenting marketing case studies, answering important questions like why we tip, why certain groceries are located where they are in the store and much more.

With over 900 episodes ranging from an average of 20 to 30 minutes each, there’s a good chance you’ll find something that sparks your interest. New episodes are available twice a week and are hosted by various producers.

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So Money

Hear stories and strategies from top business minds through this show that aims to help listeners manage their own finances and live richer, happier lives. Hosted by financial strategist and author Farnoosh Torabi since 2014, artists, authors, entrepreneurs, journalists and other industry experts from the fields of real estate, education and beyond discuss ideas about careers, money and more.

There are over 1,000 episodes of So Money that range from 25 to 50 minutes in length.

The College Investor

Incoming and current college students, as well as new graduates – and possibly their parents – might want to consider listening in on this audio show. From starting a side hustle to deciding on loan repayment plans, the College Investor discusses topics such as how to tackle student loan debt and start earning more money, investing and saving.

Rather than interviewing guests, host Robert Farrington distills the best content from The College Investor blog, presenting it in a simple, audible format. With just over 175 episodes dating back to 2017, these podcasts are relatively short, ranging from 5 to 30 minutes each.

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Money for the Rest of Us

J. David Stein, former  chief investment strategist and money manager, hosts this podcast all about money, “how it works, how to invest it and how to live without worrying about it.” A convenient resource for anyone looking to start investing.

There are hundreds of episodes ranging from 20 to 30 minutes. New episodes are typically released on Wednesdays.

The Dave Ramsey Show

An especially helpful money podcast for anyone looking to get out of debt and regain control of their finances. Listeners call in to explain their financial situations and ask questions. Although Ramsey’s advice can sometimes come off as a bit harsh, his brutal honesty conveys the true seriousness debt imposes on everyday people.

Ramsey has been on the radio since 1992 and has written seven books about life and money. Podcast episodes are about 40 minutes each. Live shows are available Monday through Friday, from 2-5 p.m.

The Mad Fientist

Looking to achieve financial independence? The Mad Fientist – a combination of the words finance and scientist – teaches listeners about entrepreneurship, real estate and how to retire sooner through interviews with personal finance experts.

New podcasts are posted quite sporadically, but you can explore the Mad Fientist’s 50+ podcast episodes, ranging from 20 minutes to an hour in length, dating back to 2012.

Smart Passive Income

Since 2009, host Pat Flynn has held interviews with entrepreneurs, industry experts and other business professionals. With a focus on building online businesses and blogging strategies, Smart Passive Income is best for those looking to boost their earning potential.

Flynn’s 400+ podcast episodes average between 30 minutes and an hour. New episodes air on Wednesday.

Stacking Benjamins

Co-hosts Joe Saul-Sehy and OG present this Academy of Podcasters Award-winning show all about saving money, as they interview guests, play trivia and answer fans’ questions. Conversational and slow-paced, each episode sounds like friends discussing money moves, including what works and what doesn’t.

The 300+ episodes of Stacking Benjamins are anywhere from 50 minutes to 2 hours long. New shows air on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Affording Anything

Building financial independence is the focus of this podcast hosted by Paula Pant. Learn how making smart money decisions can help you achieve the kind of lifestyle you want to live. Pant’s slogan, “you can afford anything, but not everything,” is encouraging while still being realistic.

There are over 350 episodes ranging from 20 minutes to an hour.

ChooseFi

Co-hosts Jonathan Mendonsa and Brad Barrett discuss how to reach financial independence, including ways to pay off debt, reduce living expenses and build passive income. The pair interviews guests and reaches out to their community for feedback and successful financial strategies.

Explore ChooseFi’s 200+ episodes ranging in length from 35 minutes to just over an hour. New episodes are released Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Regaining control of your financial situation isn’t always easy. Although there’s no one-size-fits all strategy to paying off debt or saving, listening to a few money podcasts can help you explore different options and make a plan that works best for you.

What money management or financial advice podcasts do you listen to? Tell us in the comments below.

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