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4 Great Podcasts for Financial Advice That Aren’t Stale or Boring
Are you surprised to learn that more than 16 million people in the U.S. consider themselves to be “avid podcast fans”, according to Nielsen? If you’re not listening to podcasts, you’re missing out on valuable content and entertainment!
While programs like “Serial” and “S-Town” get a lot of the buzz, there are thousands of different shows putting out regular content. You’d be hard-pressed to run out of content that’s enjoyable to listen to, and it can keep you company on a long commute or while you walk your dog. We wanted to share four podcasts that you can add to your playlist right now if you’re interested in getting some financial advice that isn’t stale and boring:
Planet Money – If you’re an NPR fan, this is the podcast for you. While some people consider public radio to be boring, just remember, they’re the same people that brought you “Serial.” “Planet Money” airs twice weekly, and it features all kinds of money and economic topics with high-quality, big-name guests.
The Dave Ramsey Show – Dave Ramsey is like the guru of finance, and his books and methods have helped people pay down impossible debts quickly and intelligently. Trust us, this guy can teach everyone something about finance. If you’re looking for debt help and you like call-in style radio shows, this one’s for you.
Stacking Benjamins – This podcast is super fun, upbeat, and entertaining. It is broadcast from host Joe Saul-Sehy’s mom’s basement. Saul-Sehy brings in a variety of different guests and covers a range of financial topics. This podcast was named the Best Business Podcast of 2017 at the Academy of Podcasters Awards & Hall of Fame Ceremony, so you know it’s good.
Money Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for a Richer Life – This weekly podcast jam-packs knowledge into short 20-minute episodes that are easy to digest. She explains financial concepts and answers listener questions in a way everyone can understand. If you like this podcast, there are other “Quick and Dirty Tips” podcasts out there on topics like grammar, fitness, and parenting.
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