5 Money Management Podcasts That Make the Road to Financial Independence Less Intimidating
Get your personal finances in order with a little help from these Spotify podcasts
If you want to stream smarter in 2022 (cue: podcasts that are good for you), why not make a habit of throwing in a money management podcast? It’s one way you can learn realistic, tried-and-tested tips even if you’re on the go or multitasking. Through podcasts, the deep dive into the world of personal finances doesn’t have to be intimidating or overly complicated. The channels ahead are easy to follow along with; the money lessons are easy to digest, too, and just as easy to apply to your day-to-day life. So, scroll through, hit “Follow,” and carve out time for some personal finances 101 on Spotify.
Trusted personal finance website NerdWallet has made its way to podcasting for a new way to learn everything from credit cards, mortgages, investing and insurance to personal loans and travel expenses. The Smart Money Podcast features NerdWallet’s in-house writers who focus on real-world money questions. “Our Nerds are your guides,” the channel declares. “So you can get smart about personal finance, then get back to doing you.
How do you money? Blogger Dominique Mohler poses this important question and then shows you all the ways you can do that better. A podcast created during her time as a student at Seattle University, Rethinking How You Money 101, started out as Mohler’s way of addressing the lack of education about money management in school curriculums. How can the youth, she wondered, head into adulthood with financial literacy? While she isn’t a financial adviser herself, the tips she shares are those that have worked for her magnificently. They could work for you, too, so you can “money better and start your financial practices earlier so older you can live a better life.”
Can’t read the latest on The Financial Diet? Tune in here instead. The Financial Confessions is the inaugural podcast of the platform known as the #1 destination for women to talk about money. The free podcast, hosted by Chelsea Fagan, covers everything from common saving pitfalls and sound business advice to ugly money arguments and good versus bad debt.
On the topic of making money management fun, it’s only right for Money Please to come to mind. The podcast description itself sets the tone: “If your idea of saving is ordering the cheapest thing on the menu and your retirement plan at this point is to marry rich, we’re here with a podcast to help you get it together.” Digital media company Betches has partnered up with Public.com to bring its brand of infotainment to Spotify, where Berna Anat takes the lead as each listener’s personal financial hype woman. As the brand put it: “Think of [Anat] as your finance obsessed bestie/overexcited Google translator.” Here, she picks apart the complicated bits of personal money management and sets them straight.
Real Simple magazine is yet another brand to hop on the podcasting train. Branching out to financing made easy, it’s put together Money Confidential, a podcast that “explores the many aspects of money: making it, saving it, investing it, giving it, spending it and—sometimes, hardest of all—talking about it.” Hosted by money expert Stefanie O’Connell Rodriguez, Money Confidential wants to cultivate and encourage an open dialogue about finances, delivering “smart, practical and completely doable solutions” that make each step toward those financial goals a little less daunting. Topics include: investing beyond your 401(k), paying off student debt, saving for the future and even mixing money and relationships.
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