Personal finance is kind of like your mother in law. Don’t really know how it should be handled, sick of hearing about it but you are aware that relationship needs some TLC or it will come back to bite you. Don’t worry there is an easy fix. You are probably at the stage in life when it is time to conquer (and actually learn about) personal finance. Here are the top 5 financial podcasts that will teach you everything you need to know.
Listen, Money Matters: This is where you will find your Spark Note version of personal finance. It was created by Andrew Fiebert who dominated the investment banking industry and then realized there was not a good place for people to learn the basics of money. Its covers the basics of budgeting, investing, paying off debt, and income growth.
Part-time Money Podcast– This podcast comes from a different angle; it focuses on the different ways that ordinary people are earning part time income. So if you have ever wanted to expand your lemonade business from when you were a kid, you will want to tune in. The host interviews people from all walks of life who discuss how they make a little extra cash. You never know this could take your lemonade stand next level.
Like a Mother– Beyonce said it best, “for all the women who independent,” this is your podcast. Emma Johnson, creator of wealthysinglemommy.com, chimes in on the everyday woes of balancing family, relationships, career, and of course, personal finance. With 40,000 monthly downloads, you know she doesn’t mess around. She’s a woman with a plan and her forward candor will keep you interested.
You Need a Budget– For the humans who buy things JUST because they are on sale, this one is for you. If it isn’t obvious enough, this podcast is all about budgeting. Episodes go on to interview experts on topics like student loans debt and it covers the 4 rules of budgeting:
- Give every dollar a job
- Save for a rainy day
- Roll with the punches
- Live on last month’s income
Dave Ramsey Show– Dave Ramsey is a legend in the finance world. He made a fortune in the real estate market way back in the 80’s and then went on to lose it all AKA he’s been around the block. Ramsey hones in avoiding debt and takes calls from real people who ask him for financial advice. You would be surprised at how many people across the country are dealing with the same financial struggles you are. Don’t be afraid, give it a listen.