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10 Personal Finance Podcasts To Listen to in 2023

There’s literally a podcast for anything you’re into these days. Podcasting has been picking up in recent years, and the industry is churning out serious quality and volume.

This year, we set out to find the best personal finance podcasts for Singaporeans. Our search led us through many options, and we landed on some of the most relevant, actionable podcasts that will be meaningful for your financial future.

For those eager to tighten up your financial management this year but don’t have the time to sit down to read, here are our top 10 personal finance podcasts that you can help kickstart your money management journey.

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10 Best Personal Finance Podcasts for Singaporeans

Podcast NameLengthTopics
The Woke Salaryman Podcast30 minutes – 1 hour
Personal Finance, Career, Lifestyle
Your Money with Michelle Martin, MoneyFM~20 minutes
Finance, Property, Cryptocurrency, Investing, AI and more
Money Talks, CNA~20 minutes
Finance, Property, Robo-advisors, Stocks and Investing
Financially Literate Singapore by The Financial Coconut30 minutes – 1 hour
Debunking financial myths, Personal Finance Advice
Keep It Simple by The Simple Sum10 – 40 minutes
Career & Financial Advice, Saving
Bigger Pockets Money1 hour or longer
Financial stories and advice from everyday people
So Money with Farnoosh Torabi25 – 40 minutes
Financial Markets, Investing
The Dave Ramsay Show40 minutes
Debt, Savings, Budgeting, Home buying
Journey to Launch30 minutes – 1 hour
Achieving your money goals, Investing, Debt
HerMoney with Jean Chatzky20 – 50 minutes
Investing, Women, Money

1)  The Woke Salaryman Podcast

Source: Spotify

The Woke Salaryman is no stranger to Singaporeans, especially those transitioning to the working life. With close to 400K followers on social media, the Woke Salaryman is known for dishing out heartfelt comic pieces and practical, no-nonsense advice to Singaporeans looking to manage their finances.

Hear Ruiming and Wei Choon talk about personal finance, investments, career and how to navigate life as a financially savvy young adult.

Keep your eyes peeled for the following interesting episodes:

  • Ep 3: Don’t have your shit together at 30? It’s ok.
  • Ep 8: Is it too wrong to be unambitious? Lie flat culture, #vanlife, hustle culture.

Length: 30 minutes – 1 hour
Topics: Personal Finance, Career, Lifestyle
Available on: Spotify

2) Your Money with Michelle Martin, MoneyFM

Source: MoneyFM 89.3

With topics ranging from Property to Cryptocurrency and AI, Michelle invites keynote speakers to share about the Singapore financial landscape. Learn how to save, invest, and make the best financial decisions for yourself by learning from experts and guest speakers that she interviews on the show.

Here are some episodes that may interest you:

  • SG Investors top choice in US and Singapore market
  • Which 10 REITS could be poised to do well in 2023?

Length: ~20 minutes
Topics: Finance, Property, Cryptocurrency, Investing, AI and more.
Available on: Spotify, MoneyFM 89.3

3) Money Talks, CNA

Channel News Asia’s new podcast, Money Talks, aims to simplify personal money management for the average Singaporean. From giving ideas and tips on how Singaporenas can manage money better, the show explores topics from home loans to the implications of the latest GST hike.

Learn more about the basics of financial literacy by exploring these episodes:

  • Ep 11: Why investing is like learning to ride a bicycle?
  • Ep 8: What does it take to retire early in Singapore?

Length: ~20 minutes
Topics: Finance, Property, Robo-advisors, Stocks and Investing
Available on: Spotify

4) Financially Literate Singapore by The Financial Coconut

Source: Podtail, Financially Literate Singapore

As most of these podcast picks are U.S. based, here’s one for Singaporeans. Produced locally by The Financial Coconut, Financially Literate Singapore covers topics and stories in personal finance that listeners can 100% relate to. Guest speakers are occasionally invited to share their tips on investing and financial planning journeys within the Singapore context. This podcast is one that every Singaporean would definitely enjoy!

Here’s a few recommended episodes for you to get started:

Length: 30 minutes – 1 hour
Topics: Debunking financial myths, Personal Finance Advice
Available on: Spotify

5) Keep It Simple by The Simple Sum

Source: Podtail, Keep It Simple

From their cutesy illustrations to their aesthetic orange and purple hues, you may be familiar with our next podcast pick. The Simple Sum extends their financial knowledge into audio format with their podcast “Keep it Simple”.

Episodes engage in topics that cater to millennials or recent graduates interested in staying “woke” about personal finance — all in a simple and entertaining way! Guest speakers come on often to share their personal stories and lessons in finance; from life as a freelancer in Singapore to career related advice from one struggling young soul to the next.

If you’ve got 40 minutes to spare, putting on one of these episodes would be a great way to spend those minutes!

Here’s a few recommended episodes for you to get started:

  • Season 3 Episode 12: Uh, How Do I Ask For a Raise or Promotion?
  • Season 2 Episode 2: Please Help Me Stop Emotional Spending!

Length: 10 – 40 minutes
Topics: Career & Financial Advice, Saving
Available on: Spotify, Podtail

6) Bigger Pockets Money

Source: Bigger Pockets

Hosted by financial experts Scott Trench and Mindy Jensen, Bigger Pockets Money is everything you didn’t learn in school. With episodes posted weekly, the podcast invites guest speakers from varying financial backgrounds to come on and share their financial stories. Listeners get to pick up financial tips from everyday people on how they can earn more, keep more, spend smarter and grow their wealth.

Here’s a few recommended episodes for you to get started:

  • Ep 150: Childhood Homelessness to Financially Confident with Cristina Livadary
  • Ep 137: Engineering a Path to Financial Independence with Felicity Freedom

Length: 1 hour or longer
Topics: Financial stories and advice from everyday people
Available on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts

7) So Money with Farnoosh Torabi

Source: Podbean, So Money with Farnoosh Torabi

If you’re a beginner and getting into the world of personal finance, this podcast is for you! “So Money” is hosted by award-winning financial strategist, TV host and best-selling author, Faroosh Torabi.

Torabi’s episodes are informative, candid and all the while entertaining! Due to her notability in the financial world, Torabi is able to invite top business minds, authors and influencers to share their inspiring financial philosophies and stories to give listeners that boost of financial optimism we all need going into 2021.

Here’s a few recommended episodes for you to get started:

  • Ep 1123: How to Create a Fearless Money Mindset with Arian Simone
  • Ep 1112: Ask Farnoosh: How to Manage Family Finances in the Pandemic

Length: 25 – 40 minutes
Topics: Financial Markets, Investing
Available On: Spotify, Apple Podcasts

8) The Dave Ramsey Show

Source: Ramsey Podcast Network

The Dave Ramsey Show is no stranger to the world of personal finance, so if his episodes aren’t already in your list of podcasts, what’re you waiting for? Dave Ramsey, along with his other co-hosts, offer practical advice on life and money and how you can start building for the future. And the best part? He posts episodes daily! There’s always going to be new, fresh content for you to listen to anytime, anywhere.

Here’s a few recommended episodes for you to get started:

  • Reset Your Focus in 2021
  • Borrowing Money Won’t Take You Where You Want to Go

Length: 40 minutes posted daily
Topics: Debt, Savings, Budgeting, Home buying
Available on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts

9) Journey to Launch

Source: Podbean, Journey to Launch

Constructed in an interview format, Jamila Souffrant is a Certified Financial Education Instructor, blogger and money coach who centers her discussions towards millennial and Gen Z listeners looking for advice on how to achieve their money goals. Building from her own financial expertise as well as those of her guest speakers, Journey to Launch makes managing money sound like a goal anyone can achieve — and it surely is.

Here’s a few recommended episodes for you to get started:

  • Episode 171: Money, Goals & Mindset: Lessons from Taco Shells, Bloating and Running
  • Episode 161: Overcoming Adversity and Building Wealth Through Relationships with Casanova Brooks

Length: 30 minutes – 1 hour
Topics: Achieving your money goals, Investing, Debt
Available on: Spotify

10) HerMoney with Jean Chatzky

Source: Podbean, HerMoney with Jean Chatsky

Known for her work with NBC as financial editor for the TODAY Show, Jean Chatzky promises to provide the latest and greatest financial advice to women everywhere. No matter if you’re a stay-home mom, working mom or somewhere in between, Jean breaks down complicated financial concepts that’s easy to understand.

Here’s a few recommended episodes for you to get started:

  • Ep 245: Wealth and Why Women Need to Talk About It
  • Ep 230: Training Your Brain for Financial Success

Length: 20 – 50 minutes
Topics: Investing, Women & Money
Available on: Spotify, Apple Podcast

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