30 Best Podcasts About Personal Finance

By TAD Staff
October 2021

Personal Finance is one of those subjects that everyone should know about, and yet few actually do. 

For those who want to learn about things like due dates versus statement dates, the value of a good credit score, and basic investments, podcasts about personal finance can be a great resource. But with countless amateurs and professionals producing podcasts these days, it can be difficult to distinguish the good from the bad. 

That’s why we put together the definitive ranking of the 30 best podcasts about Personal Finance. To make sure we are highlighting only the best, we looked at Apple Podcasts to find out which 30 personal finance shows have the highest user ratings and the most subscriptions.

Keep scrolling for the 30 best podcasts about personal finance.

BiggerPockets Money Podcast

BiggerPockets Money Podcast is hosted by Mindy Jensen and Scott Trench. The weekly podcast spans about one hour in length, during which time Mindy and Scott interview thought leaders about various topics relating to money and personal finance. Recent shows include “The Side Hustle Queen’s Guide to a 100% Saving & Investing Rate” and “$700k Net Worth in 4 Years Thanks to ‘Super Assets.’” 

DIY Money 

Quint Tatro and Daniel Czulno are the hosts of DIY Money, a popular podcast focused on personal finance, budgeting, debt, savings, and investing. Each episode runs just about 15 minutes. Recent shows include “Should I Save Some Money From Gifts?,” “What To Do With Funds From Selling House?,” and “Is Gold a Good Protection Against Inflation?” 

The Financial Samurai Podcast

Financial Samurai founder Sam Dogen hosts this popular weekly podcast. Each episode runs 15 to 30 minutes, and offers tips to help listeners “make more money, save more money, and live the life that you truly want.” Recent episodes include “The Investment Crossover Point Where Work No Longer Matters,” “Public School Versus Private School,” and “A Roth IRA Conversion Is Probably A Waste of Time and Money.”

Financially Free Journey

Financially Free Journey is Courtney Dyer’s personal finance-meets-self-improvement themed podcast. Twice each week, Dyer hosts a new 40-minute show in which she covers topics like budgeting, passive income, retirement, debt, and more. Each episode is meant to inspire listeners, and to help them gain confidence when it comes to better managing their money. Recent shows include “Tackling and Eliminating Your Student Loans,” “How to Passively Invest in Real Estate,” and “Build a Path to Financial Freedom.”

Frugal Friends Podcast 

The Frugal Friends Podcast is produced and hosted by real-life frugal friends Jen Smith and Jill Sirianni. Each weekly one-hour episode offers the friends’ best tips for saving money, spending less, paying off debt, gaining financial independence, and embracing minimalism. Recent shows include “How to Identify & Improve Spending Habits,” “Paying Off $33K of Debt While Living on Half Your Income…,” and “Minimalist Investing.” 

Listen Money Matters

The Listen Money Matters podcast describes itself as “Honest and uncensored — this is not your father’s boring finance show.” The show stopped producing new episodes in May 2020, but has an extensive archive of still-relevant episodes. Popular 45-minute episodes include “A Simple Strategy for Rental Properties,” “How to Buy Income-Producing Websites,” and “Why Rich People Are Cheap.”

Maven Money Personal Finance Podcast 

Andy Hart is the host of Maven Money Personal Finance Podcast. The financial expert shares strategies for financial planning and wealth creation in each 30-60-minute episode. New shows are produced weekly. Recent episodes include “Tax – What’s It All About?”, “Asset Mis-Allocation,” and “A Grand a Week Forever or a Million Now?”

Millennial Money Minutes 

Millennial Money Minutes is a personal finance podcast hosted by millennials Grant and Matt. Each episode spans just 5-10 minutes, yet manages to tackle big personal finance and investing questions about which millennials need to know. Recent episodes include “Homeownership w/ Fannie Mae,” “Real Estate Investing Fail,” and “Fast Track Money.”

Millionaires Unveiled 

Millionaires Unveiled is a popular podcast hosted by CPAs Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson. Over the course of 45 minutes each week, Millionaires Unveiled features interviews with actual millionaires to find out how they started, decisions they’ve made along the way, and how they’ve changed their financial portfolio over time. Recent shows include “Net Worth of 230K — Window Washing Business Since Age 11,” “Net Worth of 1.5M — What Does the Next Stage of Life Look Like?,” and “Net Worth of 2.3M — ‘My Risk Tolerance is a Big Part of My Success.’”

The Modest Millions Show 

The Modest Millions Show is the podcast of Phil Wocken. This archived, yet still popular, podcast discusses all things personal finance, budgeting, early retirement, and financial independence. Episodes span 20 to 30 minutes in length. Popular episodes include “How to Find Your Side Hustle,” “The Power of Small Dollars for Personal Finance,” and “Price is What You Pay Value is What You Get.” 

Money For the Rest of Us 

J. David Stein is the host of the podcast Money For the Rest of Us. The former Chief Investment Strategist uses each 25-minute show to teach listeners about personal finance and investing. New episodes are released each week. Recent shows include “Why Are There So Many Shortages?,” “Are Timeshares a Scam?…,” and “Should You Stop Investing in China?”

Money Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for a Richer Life

Money Girl is the personal finance podcast associated with the Quick and Dirty website. Each 25-30 minute podcast episode offers easy-to-understand, step-by-step ways to tackle different personal finance topics. Recent episodes include “What To Know Before You Cancel a Credit Card,” “Smart Home Insurance Savings Tips for Homeowners and Renters,” and “10 Things First-Time Car Buyers Should Know.”

Money Mondays w/ Ash Cash 

Money Mondays is a weekly podcast hosted by Ash Cash, a bestselling author and expert in personal finance. New episodes are released each Monday, and last just 10-20 minutes. In that time, Cash answers listeners’ most pressing questions about all things personal finance. Recent episodes include “How to Raise Financially Responsible Children,” “How to Solar Eclipse Your Finances,” and “How to Recover From a Financial Crisis.” 

Money Talks

Though is it produced by and aimed at Mississippians, Money Talks is a personal finance podcast that can add value to anyone’s playlist. The once-weekly show discusses everything from preparing your taxes, to investing in the stock market, to saving for college and everything in between. Each episode is about 45 minutes long. Recent shows include “Social Security September,” “Travel Tips,” and “Workforce Wednesdays.”

Moneysplained

Ally-Jane Grossan is the host of Moneysplained, the popular personal finance podcast dedicated to explaining the parts of money management that often overwhelm those of us who don’t work in the financial industry. Each episode of Moneysplained spans about 45 minutes. Recent shows include “The Power of the HSA,” “Budget is a Bad Word,” and “How to Be Your Own Financial Planner for Free.”

More Money Podcast 

“Save more. Earn more. Do more with your money!” That’s the gist of Jessica Moorhouse’s popular More Money Podcast. New episodes of the podcast are produced twice per week, with each new show running between 45 minutes and one hour. Recent shows include “Freelancing, Hustle Culture & Leaving the 9-5,” “How Mental Health Affects Financial Wealth,” and “How to Break the Money Silence.”

Optimal Finance Daily

Optimal Finance Daily is a daily investing podcast that produces a new episode seven days a week, each one spanning about 10 minutes in length. Uniquely, each podcast is done by someone different, usually from a popular personal finance blog. Recent episodes include “Tips for Financial Success and Freedom…,” “How a Good Credit Score Helps You Build Wealth…,” and “How to Pay for College as an Adult…”   

Paychecks & Balances 

Rich Jones is the host of the podcast Paychecks & Balances. The popular podcast, which has received nearly 1,000 five-star ratings, is dedicated to helping Gen Y+ navigate work, money, and life. Episodes are produced about once per month, and are about 45 minutes in length. Recent shows include “Financial Flexibility,” “Frugality is Freedom,” and “Work Your Money, Not Your Life.”

The Personal Finance Podcast

The Personal Finance Podcast is produced and hosted by Dollar After Dollar’s Andrew Giancola. The 30-minute podcast teaches listeners about setting up budgets, saving money, taking advantage of simple money hacks, and investing to build wealth. The podcast has over 300 five-star reviews, with many reviewers applauding the shorter episodes and great tips. Recent episodes include “The 10 Commandments of Salary Negotiation (Increase Your Income!), “Should You Buy a House in a Red Hot Market?!,” and “14 Ways to Set Your Kids Up to WIN Financially.”  

Radical Personal Finance 

The Radical Personal Finance podcast is hosted by financial planner Joshua Sheats. The accomplished Sheats teaches listeners “how to live a rich life now while building a plan for financial freedom in 10 years or less.” Episodes span anywhere from 25 minutes to an hour and a half. Recent shows include “My Biggest Financial Mistakes — Pursuing a Lifestyle of Leisure,” “How to Protect Yourself from Civil Asset Forfeiture,” and “Will Your Bank Automatically Send All Your Info to the IRS?”

The Ramsey Show

The Ramsey Show is the daily podcast of Dave Ramsey, the extremely popular personal finance guru known for his seven-step process for getting (and staying) out of debt. Each episode runs about 40 minutes in length, and consists of interviews, success stories, and answers to callers’ questions. Recent episodes include “Why Millennials Buying Houses With Their Friends Is a BAD Idea,” “Student Loans Suck!,” and “Fear and Doubt Can Cloud Your Ability to See Your Own Success.”  

Real Personal Finance 

Scott Frank and James Conole are the hosts of Real Personal Finance. Each episode of this popular podcasts runs just 20 to 30 minutes, and answers questions people commonly have about managing their own finances. More than 200 listeners have given Real Personal Finance a five-star rating. Recent episodes include “How To Upsize Homes Before Selling Your Current Home,” “How Much Should Your Net Worth Increase Each Year?,” and “How to Prioritize Different Financial Strategies.” 

The Rich Dad Radio Show with Robert Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki is the best-selling author of the Rich Dad, Poor Dad personal finance book series. In his long-running podcast, Kiyosaki hosts discussions with professionals in investing, business, money, and personal development. Though few quick tips are offered, this podcast is ideal for anyone interested in the ways in which healthy personal finance can change one’s life for the better. Recent episodes include “The Mindset of a Real Estate Investor,” “The Blueprint for Financial Freedom,” and “The Fed is Out of Control.”

So Money with Farnoosh Torabi 

Farnoosh Torabi, the award-winning Editor at Large of CNET Money, is the host of this popular personal finance podcast. New 35-minute shows are produced three times each week, and cover advice, ideas, and answers about personal finance. Recent episodes include “Crush Your Goals and Create Your Own Success (in 90 Days)…,” “Understanding Financial Abuse: A Survivor’s Journey,” and “Wallet Activism and How to Spend, Earn and Save as a Force for Change.”

The Stacking Benjamins Show 

The Stacking Benjamins Show is a popular podcast that Fast Company has called both “fun” and “functional.” Hosted by Joe and OG, the show’s episodes are about one hour in length. It’s produced three times each week. Each show consists of trivia, interviews with guests, and helpful information about saving, investing, risk management, and much more. Recent episodes include “Should You Be More Worried About Retirement?,” “Can Rattlesnake Wranglers Give Good Financial Advice?,” and “Guess Who Created the Index Fund?” 

The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman 

The Truth About Money is an investing-themed podcast hosted by Ric Edelman. The daily podcast consists of shows that are just 6-10 minutes in length, but which offer lots of educational advice about investments, mortgages, college planning, IRAs, and more. Recent shows include “Climate Change is Impacting Home Insurance Costs,” “The Changing Job Market,” and “Consumer Prices are Rising Around the World.”

Well Kept Wallet Podcast with Deacon Hayes 

The Well Kept Wallet Podcast with Deacon Hayes is an archived podcast that focuses on helping listeners achieve their financial goals through their personal goals. Each episode of the show lasts 20-25 minutes, and consists of advice and interviews with successful people from all industries and walks of life. Popular episodes include “How he Retired at 55 Years Old…,” “How to Make Serious Passive Income…,” and “How He Became Financially Independent at 39.”

Why Didn’t They Teach Me This in School? 

Why Didn’t They Teach Me This in School? is a popular podcast about money and life management. Each show of this weekly podcast spans just four or five minutes, yet is chock full of helpful, profound, and easy-to-digest financial advice. Recent episodes include “Be a Chameleon,” “Treat Everyone Like They Are Your Customer,” and “Show Up…ALL THE TIME.”

You Need a Budget (YNAB)

You Need a Budget is a popular weekly podcast hosted by Jesse Mecham. This podcast offers “just the right medicine to help you get out of debt, save more money, and beat the paycheck to paycheck cycle.” New episodes are produced one to two times each week, and span anywhere from five to 25 minutes. Recent shows include “Tik Tok for Financial Advice?…,” “Should You Invest in Crypto?,” and “How the World’s Greatest Investors Win in Markets and Life.”

Your Money’s Worth

Your Money’s Worth is the podcast of Kiplinger, one of the foremost investing resources available. Kiplinger produces new episodes weekly, and each runs between 30 minutes and one hour in length. The insights offered in each show are down-to-earth and meant for the layperson. Topics most frequently covered include lowering your tax bill, saving for retirement, maintaining good credit, and investing to increase your wealth.

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