Podcasts are a dime a dozen these days. From pop culture to sports to parenting, you can find a podcast on just about any topic or genre of interest. For now, let’s turn our attention to finance. Apple Podcasts boasts pages upon pages of finance-related audio content, but which are worthy of your time? Below we highlight the 7 best finance podcasts to add into your rotation.
Planet Money, from NPR, consistently ranks as one of Apple’s best finance podcasts. With more than 350 episodes and a penchant for making economics digestible, you can find topics like inflation predictions, supply chain solutions, and recession indicators.
If you’re new to Planet Money, give a listen to any of these fan favorite episodes:
- The Curse of the Black Lotus
- When Bricks Were Rubies
- Two Inflation Indicators: Corporate Greed and Mortgage Rates
How to Money
Hosted by real life best friends, Joel and Matt, How to Money provides the tools you need to take control of your personal finances. Boasting 30+ million downloads, these BFFs share practical money-saving tips, money maneuvers, and weekly financial news in the “Friday Flight” series, making it one of the best finance podcasts to listen to while drinking a pint.
Here are a few episodes to bookmark:
- Real Estate Investing in an Erratic Market
- Building Wealth on a Tiny Income
- Tackling Personal Finance with NFL Linebacker Brandon Copeland
So Money with Farnoosh Torabi
Award-winning podcaster, Farnoosh Torabi, brings together the best minds in business for honest conversations about money and finances. Farnoosh, CNET’s Editor at Large, welcomes guests like legendary fashion designer, Norma Kamali, and business mogul Barbara Corcoran, while deep diving into areas like money etiquette and entrepreneurship.
If you have not yet tuned into So Money, give these episodes a try:
- Black Wealth Matters: Queen Latifah
- What the Heck is Happening with Jobs?
- Leveraging Data to Drive Smart Financial Choices
Freakonomics Radio host, Stephen J. Dubner, turned his New York Times bestselling series into a podcast radio, along with a slew of talented co hosts. The podcast explores the hidden side of everything – from nuclear power to NFTs to organized labor – and their impact on the economy. Thought provoking episodes are released weekly and run between 45 minutes to one hour.
Save yourself from scrolling through their archive and listen to these popular episodes:
- Is Venture Capital the Secret Sauce of the American Economy?
- How to Prevent Another Great Depression
- Is Economic Growth the Wrong Goal?
Marriage Kids and Money
Marriage Kids and Money podcast host Andy Hill may not have set out to create one of Apple’s best finance podcasts, but he and his family have done just that. The husband and father of two interviews financial experts and fiscally responsible parents for their tips and tricks on giving their family the life they deserve. Andy even shares details into his family’s personal finances on episodes that discuss how they have paid off their mortgage in 5 years and lessons learned after becoming millionaires in their 30’s.
If you are a parent or planning to start a family in the future, give this pod a listen.
- Investing for Kids: How We’re Building Generational Wealth
- Financial Trauma: How to Manage It
- How I Won $500k in College Scholarships
Motley Fool Money
You may know The Motley Fool as one of the biggest investing sites to hit the internet. The gated membership site took their digital content and spun it up into a daily podcast where host Chris Hill and a team of Motley Fool investment analysts talk the top business news of the day. While this pod certainly ranks as one of the best finance podcasts on Apple it’s far more niche in its content, focusing heavily on the stock market and investing.
Tune in at 4pm est daily for Motley Fool Money or take a listen to any of these previously recorded podcasts:
We might be biased here, but where else can you get your weekly financial news in 1 minute or less? And although not technically a podcast, this short audio series has become a fan favorite on social media and with current Prudent Investor clients. Prudent Investors CEO, Jeremy Lau, touches on trends like inflation, nonfarm payroll reports, mortgage rates, and stock market trends. Check out what you can expect of the Prudent Pulse by visiting our YouTube channel.
Which podcasts are your favorites? Comment below and let us know who you think rank as the best finance podcasts out there. If you’re already consuming any of these podcasts, bravo. If not, add one or two into your rotation and start your day learning more about your money.
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