13 finance-based podcasts to bankroll into the New Year

Business January 3, 2022

If reevaluating your financial fitness is on your New Year’s resolution list, some podcasts might be resourceful. Podsauce has rounded up money-based podcasts for all age demographics and socioeconomic statuses. Hear about budget tips, creative side hustle ventures, cryptocurrency, investing, stocks, saving, tips to reduce impulse buys, why everyone should write a will, and more.

Dozens of episodes share how to reduce personal debt and set viable goals. Listeners can hear from entrepreneurs and financial planners in episodes sharing the tricks they’ve learned firsthand over the years. So, if you’re looking to learn more about money, save up, cash in, sell out, or taper down the number of moths that keep flying out of your bag, check out these financial podcasts:

The Ramsey Show

Listen to ‘The Ramsey Show’

Since 2005, Ramsey Network has presented “The Ramsey Show,” answering callers’ financial questions. In addition to sharing valuable info on debt, budgeting, student loans, and more, check out the podcast’s website. You’ll find a debt calculator tool, customizable budget guides, and insurance coverage resources. Episodes are released daily and the average run time is 41 minutes long.

Jill on Money with Jill Schlesinger

Listen to ‘Jill on Money with Jill Schlesinger’

Cadence13 presents “Jill on Money with Jill Schlesinger,” a daily podcast filled with investing advice and money tips. Hear about topics like pursuing financial independence, acquiring an inheritance, saving for retirement, social security benefits, and more. So far, the series has released over 450 episodes and counting. Most episodes run under 20 minutes long.

Invest Like the Best with Patrick O’Shaughnessy

Listen to ‘Invest Like the Best with Patrick O’Shaughnessy’

On Colossus’ “Invest Like the Best with Patrick O’Shaughnessy,” hear weekly episodes sharing tools on how to better use your time and money. Host Patrick is joined by guests such CEOs, entrepreneurs, managing partners, and co-founders of successful companies running the gamut of industries from food to technology. Since 2016, the series has released over 325 episodes. The average episode runs around an hour long.

Planet Money

Listen to ‘Planet Money’

Planet Money Plus’ “Planet Money” shares economic news and more in weekly episodes. Hear about labor stories, the supply chain, and significant events from history that influence our modern financial world. Since 2008, “Planet Money” has released over 350 episodes. The average length of episodes is 30 minutes long.

Earn Your Leisure

Listen to ‘Earn Your Leisure’

The Black Effect Network and iHeartRadio present “Earn Your Leisure,” a financial advice podcast hosted by Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings. It’s described as a “college business class mixed with pop culture” with episodes breaking down trends, investing, business models, and more. Rashad and Troy will interview entrepreneurs and share insight on how to level up your money habits. While the average length of episodes is an hour long, the hosts release short “Cliff Notes” episodes running under 20 minutes.

Life Kit

Listen to ‘Life Kit’

This episode of NPR’s “Life Kit” is all about budgeting – its benefits, tips to pay off credit card debt, and more. Chris Arnold hosts this episode and will interview a variety of guests about how budgeting has changed their lives. Guests shared advice like category-based budgeting systems, how to reduce extraneous expenses, roommates, and more. This episode re-aired this November and runs 20 minutes long.

The Side Hustle Show

Listen to ‘The Side Hustle Show’

“The Side Hustle Show” has released over 470 episodes since 2013. Host Nick Loper is joined by guests on each episode to share tips. Recent episodes explored passive income ideas, how to flip phones for profit, 6-figure growth hacks, and how to grow and monetize a TikTok audience. Nick and guests will also share insight to help listeners improve their quality of life outside of finances, such as how to sleep better.

The Chalene Show

Listen to ‘The Chalene Show’

On this episode of “The Chalene Show,” learn how to make extra income. Chalene’s 20 suggestions fall into online income categories including reselling, promoting, providing services, and producing content. Recommendations include freelance virtual assisting, selling items on eBay and apps, multi-level marketing, and more. This episode is 22 minutes long, and other episodes share more life advice, too. Even though Chalene references the holidays at the beginning of the episode, the info shared can be helpful year-round.

NerdWallet’s Smart Money Podcast

Listen to ‘NerdWallet’s Smart Money Podcast’

On “NerdWallet’s Smart Money Podcast,” hear hosts Sean and Liz unpack important financial topics in weekly episodes under 35 minutes. Recent episode topics covered retirement, haggling, how to make a will, and renting vs. buying in a new city. They also tackled cryptocurrency questions, how to improve credit, travel tips, and more. Listeners are invited to submit financial questions to be answered in future episodes.

Millennial Money

Listen to ‘Millennial Money’

Financial planner Shannah Compton Game hosts “Millennial Money,” a financial advice podcast. She’ll share wisdom on investments, spending habits, side hustling, and more. Recent episodes covered the Index Fund, prenups, postnups, and questions on buying homes, just to name a few topics. With over 750 episodes, running 38 minutes on average, you might find an episode that interests you.

The Investing for Beginners Podcast

Listen to ‘The Investing for Beginners Podcast’

If you’re an absolute beginner and want to begin building a stock portfolio, “The Investing for Beginners Podcast” has over 230 episodes filled with advice. Hear about investing and more with hosts Andrew Sather, David Ahern, and rotating guests like entrepreneur Jason Rivera. Recent episodes covered ETFs, REITs, and LPs. This podcast is an Airwave Media presentation.

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Financial Feminist

Listen to ‘Financial Feminist’

Entrepreneur, blogger, and educator Tori Dunlap, hosts “Financial Feminist,” a podcast sharing how you can reach your first $100K while “fighting the patriarchy and becoming rich.” Episodes will chat with entrepreneurs, share useful tips on money, and specific things you can do to improve your financial situation. Example episodes include how to increase your credit score, live more sustainably, and practice financial self-care. This series is brought to you by Her First $100K.

How to Money

Listen to ‘How to Money’

Hosts Joel and Matt are sharing money hacks and tips on iHeartPodcasts’ “How to Money.” Episodes will cover topics like “the weird science behind your irrational money decisions,” co-pay assistance, rent control, paying hospital bills, retirement, 401Ks, and more. Check out new, weekly episodes ranging from 30 minutes to an hour long.

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