7 Personal Finance Podcasts to Listen to in 2021

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.

People are also starting to favour podcasts over traditional radio, because of the bespoke nature of the topics and episodes out there, compared with broadcast.

Plus, the audio format of the podcasts makes it easy for listeners to multitask while listening. You could pop on an episode while running, or making your dinner, or on your commute. It’s the ultimate productivity hack.

For those eager to tighten up your financial management this year but don’t have the time to sit down to read, here are seven of the best personal finance podcasts that you can help kickstart your money management journey in 2021.

The Best Seven Personal Finance Podcasts to Listen to: 

1) Financially Literate Singapore by The Financial Coconut 

Source: Podtail, Financially Literate Singapore 

Length: 30 minutes – 1 hour

Topics: Debunking financial myths, Personal Finance Advice

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: 

Available on: Spotify, Podtail

2) Keep It Simple by The Simple Sum 

Source: Podtail, Keep It Simple

Length: 10 – 40 minutes

Topics: Career & Financial Advice, Saving

From their cutesy illustrations to their aesthetic orange and purple hues, you may be familiar with our next podcast pick for 2021. 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!

Available on: Spotify, Podtail

3) Bigger Pockets Money 

Source: Bigger Pockets 

Length: 1 hour or longer

Topics: Financial stories and advice from everyday people

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

Available on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts

4) So Money with Farnoosh Torabi 

Source: Podbean, So Money with Farnoosh Torabi 

Length: 25 – 40 minutes

Topics: Financial Markets, Investing

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

Available On: Spotify, Apple Podcasts

5) The Dave Ramsey Show 

Source: Ramsey Podcast Network 

Length: 40 minutes posted daily

Topics: Debt, Savings, Budgeting, Home buying

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

Available on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts

6) Journey to Launch

Source: Podbean, Journey to Launch 

Length: 30 minutes – 1 hour

Topics: Achieving your money goals, Investing, Debt,

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

Available on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts

7) HerMoney with Jean Chatzky 

Source: Podbean, HerMoney with Jean Chatsky 

Length: 20 – 50 minutes

Topics: Investing, Women & Money

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

Available on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, TuneIn

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