“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest,” said Benjamin Franklin, whose face appears on America’s $100 bill.
That’s why subscribing to podcasts could help you acquire the knowledge you need to take control of your finances and grow your wealth.
The podcasts below will teach you valuable lessons about budgeting, investing, property, shares, superannuation, tax and other fun stuff.
Listen while you’re commuting to work, listen while you’re at the gym, listen while you’re doing the vacuuming. Because it’s all about the Benjamins.
Podcasts about personal finance
Financial planner Paul Benson covers a wide range of personal finance topics, from budgeting, investing and property to side hustles, financial literacy and retirement planning.
Interested in the FIRE (financial independence, retire early) community? If so, you’ll enjoy these interviews with people who are pursuing or have already achieved financial independence.
My Millennial Money
Glen James (a millennial money expert), Erin (who keeps a low profile) and John Pidgeon (a property investing expert) take a light-hearted look at personal finance from a millennial perspective. The podcast features a variety of topical guests, and offers a balance between practical money tips and banter. My Millennial Money touts itself as being “like Hamish and Andy for your finances”.
Financial planning with Jason Featherby
Finance professional Jason Featherby joins 6PR radio host Simon Beaumont to answer listeners’ questions about tax, investing, property, insurance, superannuation, budgeting and debt.
Podcasts about business, finance and economics
Money News with Ross Greenwood
TV and radio veteran Ross Greenwood takes a big-picture look at what’s happening in the Australian economy.
Work Life Money
Ross Greenwood also hosts Work Life Money, which features in-depth interviews with successful businesspeople, industry experts and international celebrities.
The Money Cafe
Experienced journalists Alan Kohler and James Kirby talk banking, investing, property, trade, politics and more, helping you make sense of the complicated world of finance.
This ABC podcast will help you make sense of the Australian and global economies, covering everything from inequality and innovation to cryptocurrencies and charities.
Podcasts about stock market investing
Motley Fool Money
This podcast offers insights in to the Australian stock market, with discussion of market news and analysis of specific stocks.
The Equity Mates podcast covers the basics of playing the market, from IPOs and ETFs to risk management and investment strategies.
Market news and analysis from Wealth Within, a financial services company based in Melbourne.