Whether you’re creating a budget, saving for retirement, establishing a debt payoff plan, or sending your child to college, everyone can learn a thing or two when there are financial experts at your fingertips. We’ve compiled a list of six podcasts that can help with a range of financial hurdles and get you one step closer to accomplishing your financial goals.
#1-The Dave Ramsey Show- Finance expert Dave Ramsey, has a simplified approach to getting out of debt through a method he calls “the snowball method.” Listeners can learn about this approach and apply it to various debt payoffs: like mortgages, credit cards, student loans, personal loans, or any other type of debt you may have.
Other topics covered in the show include establishing financial goals, creating actionable plans, and reaching financial freedom through various tactics. Episodes include: How and When Do I Start Pulling From Retirement, What Should I Do With a 401(k) From a Previous Job? and Are We Ready To Buy a New House?
#2- So Money- Hosted by award-winning personal finance expert and author Farnoosh Torabi, So Money covers various financial topics with entrepreneurs, financial authors, influencers, and real estate gurus.
Whether you’re learning how to manage finances with your partner, starting a business, managing debt, or creating a budget, Farnoosh Torabi covers it all. Check out a few popular episodes: Ask Farnoosh, I Will Teach You to Be Rich, and The Price You Pay for College.
#3- The College Investor- As a 20-something college student, mastering personal finance or the job market can be challenging. The College Investor will teach you or your student how to pay bills, the ins and outs of a credit score, repaying student loans, and utilizing budgeting tools to establish a solid financial foundation in early adulthood.
Join host Robert Farrington, a millennial money expert, and businessman, as he helps listeners navigate the world of money and business. Episodes include: Stopping Tax Offsets Due to Student Loan Debt, 10 Crazy Ways To Make $10,000 You’ve Never Heard Of, and 5 Things You Millionaire Neighbor Isn’t Telling You.
#4- Fairer Cents- Women face financial hurdles that men don’t, including a pay gap and pressure to care for children and aging parents instead of spending time in the workforce. Because of these inequalities, women often battle with earning and saving potential throughout their lifetime, making hurdles just a little harder to overcome.
Fairer Cents hosts Kara Pera and Tanja Hester spotlight these inequalities and discuss how women overcome societal hurdles despite existing obstacles. Through interviews with businesswomen, behavioral scientists, and financial experts, they hope to help establish a solid financial foundation for their listeners. Episodes include: Women and Ambition, Money Things Women Aren’t Taught, and The Economics of Motherhood.
#5- Financial Feminist With Tori Dunlap- Join Her First $100k host, Tori Dunlap, as she walks Financial Feminist listeners through making more and spending less. Through solo and guest episodes, listeners will learn about resources to make, save, and grow finances on the path to financial wellness, and gain confidence as a woman managing her own financial freedom. Episodes include: Practicing Financial Self-Care, Beginner’s Guide to Investing, and Increase Your Credit Score.
#6- Bad with Money- New York Times best-selling author, Gaby Dunn, discusses finances and feelings through a series of interviews on her podcast Bad with Money, with guests such as journalists, student loan experts, tax specialists, mutual aid organizers, and financial experts.
Each episode discusses a unique topic, like money and misinformation, the LGBTQ economy, happiness and money, financial trauma, work from home wages, and so much more. Episodes include: First Time Home Buying, Happiness & Money, and Building Wealth.