There are hundreds (if not thousands) of finance podcasts out there that offer a way to start your own business – like investing like a hedge fund manager or turning houses around, for example. But what if you don’t even know where to start when you want to make savings or balance a budget? These podcasts are aimed at people who know they should think more about their personal finances, but aren’t even sure which questions are right.
You may have heard of the FIRE movement (which stands for “financial independence, early retirement”) and thought, “That sounds like cult.” And while there are plenty of podcasts from people in the movement, the approach of certified financial educator Jamila speaks for itself Souffrant to everyone, but feels like he’s addressing you directly. Born in Jamaica, Souffrant was raised by a single mother who taught her the value of money at a young age. After Souffrant broke down on a demanding job, she gave up spending time trying to regain control of her life. In one year, she and her husband had saved and invested over $ 85,000 in savings using strategies geared towards financial independence. This is what she urges her listeners to seek: a debt-free life that enables them to begin a new life driven by their passions. Souffrant is an expert guide on the road to financial independence.
Non-millennials, don’t let the title discourage you. This show is full of understandable and empathetic financial advice useful to all generations. Shannah Compton Game, a certified financial planner and entrepreneur, noted that her generation was utterly unprepared for the worsening financial disaster: multiple recessions, a student loan crisis, stagnant wages, and the rise of the gig economy with no benefits. Over the past six years, Game has searched for money tips in over 200 episodes that can transform the way listeners of all ages think, trade and speak about money. With expert guests and creative angles, Game debunks taboos about money and untangles confusion around financial issues you may find yourself in, such as: B. Talking about money with your partner, LGBTQ financial planning, foolproof planning of your 401 (k) or choosing the right health insurance plan. Ultimately, Millennial Money is a passionate argument for finding your own path to money wellness and the life you wish you could live.
By day, Chris Browning is a financial analyst. At night, he breaks down everyday money issues into roughly the time it takes to make a bag of popcorn (possibly with an older microwave model). In 200 roughly 10-minute episodes dating back to 2017, Browning answers problems on topics like credit scores, student loan repayment strategies, ethical investing, requests for a raise, or even living in small homes. His colloquial, calm and reassuring delivery also gives the impression that any problem you have can be addressed and that everything will be fine. And if you’d like him to explain why you’re fine, listen to his other podcast, This Is Awkward, subtitled “But Money Doesn’t Have to Be,” in which listeners call Browning and his co-host Allison Baggerly help you cope with the most embarrassing situations without burning bridges.