Best Personal Finance Podcasts: 40+ of the Top Money, Investing, Financial, Side Hustle & Millennial Podcasts In 2020
The amount of free knowledge that has come through my headphones from podcasts over the last decade has changed my life. In particular, this collection of the best personal finance podcasts has helped shift my entire financial journey and outlook on money. Podcasts are truly one of the top free money education resources available.
From interviews with the biggest names in personal finance to side hustling and investing, these podcasts below run the spectrum of the financial world.
Hours and hours of amazing content every day.
Whether I’m walking to work, sitting in the office, working out or just hanging at home, chances are there is a podcast playing. They’ve become my medium of choice for content consumption. It’s like sitting in on a private conversation with industry leaders, experts and/or entertaining people.
I broke these 40+ financial podcasts down by days of the week they publish new episodes. The sections below include:
- Monday – Friday: fill your weekly commute and time at the office each and every day.
- Daily Publishers: catch up on the weekend with some of the shows churning out episodes daily.
- Periodic Publishers: dive into some of the best personal finance podcasts that publish less frequently.
- Archives: head back into the archives of three of the top personal finance podcasts of all-time.
Keep scrolling and exploring to learn more about this collection of the best personal finance podcasts. With 40+ different shows on money management, investing, side hustle, the Millennial mindset and so much more, there is something for everyone.
Busiest Personal Finance Podcast Day
The first day of the week is the most popular for new personal finance podcast releases. What better way to start a new work week after a fun weekend?
Monday features 11 podcasts being published, including two of our all-time favourites Choose FI and BiggerPockets Money.
ChooseFI, hosted by Jonathan and Brad, is a 5-star, A+ personal finance podcast focusing on financial independence. They deep dive on a specific topic each week aimed with helping you reach the power that financial freedom provides.
It’s an amazing way to start a Monday morning commute to work.
Their guests include some of the most respected personal finance, investing and entrepreneurial bloggers, podcasters and thought-leaders. It’s a must listen.
BiggerPockets Money Show
BiggerPockets is the uber popular real estate business empire (website, podcast, books , blog, etc.). In 2018 they launched the BiggerPockets Money Show and it’s been an amazing addition to the personal finance airwaves.
The hosts, Mindy and Scott, welcome guests from all ranges of the financial world. Collectively they do a great job of providing actionable advice you can implement in your life.
From saving more money, diversifying income streams, investing the “right way” for retirement and everything in between, this show hits all areas.
The Stacking Benjamins Show
The 2017 Academy of Podcast Winner for “Best Business Podcast of the Year” and Plutus Award Winner for “Best Personal Finance Podcast”, The Stacking Benjamins Show.
Hosted by Joe Saul-Sehy & OG, as well as recurring guests like Paula Pant and Len Penzo, the show brings a combination of money expertise, personality and humour.
Guests include some of the biggest personal finance bloggers, CEOs of FinTech companies and other members of the financial community.
Next up we have Afford Anything from Paula Pant. From real estate and travel to investing and building your own business, this podcast runs the financial gamut.
The types of episodes include deep dive interviews with inspiring guests, solo episodes where Paula navigates a specific topic and also Q&A shows featuring guest inquiries.
Paula is one of the best doing this.
Marriage, Kids & Money Podcast
Andy Hill hosts the Marriage, Kids & Money Podcast that provides you with actionable information to help you win with money.
After listening to one episode you will immediately have one takeaway: Andy is a great guy. It’s clear he’s in this to help listeners navigate their financial journeys. As stated by Andy, the goal goal is saving you money, making you money and protecting your family’s future.
Laptop Empires Podcast
This is a new podcast that has just entered the scene. However, the hosts behind the show are not new to the personal finance community.
Bobby Hoyt of Millennial Money Man and long-time digital marketing entrepreneur Mike Yanda host the Laptop Empires Podcast. The duo have had multiple six-figure course launches with their extremely successful Facebook Side Hustles Course.
Now they’ve entered the podcast airwaves to help empower other listeners make money and live the life they want.
So Money Podcast
Farnoosh Torabi hosts the So Money Podcast, which has won multiple awards including being named the #1 Female-Hosted Podcast of 2017 from Entrepreneur Magazine.
The topics covered by Farnoosh range from investing to entrepreneurship and each show features an engaging discussion alongside her guest.
Listen Money Matters
Listen Money Matters is a down to earth, uncensored podcast that delivers actionable tips from at all levels of personal finance knowledge.
From debt management, side hustles, real estate, tax and everything in between, the show has something for everyone.
The Financial Grownup Podcast
Bobbi Rebell hosts the The Financial Grownup Podcast that publishes shorter-form 14 – 17 minute episodes.
Each episode Bobbi’s guest shares a money story and a money lesson that has impacted their lives. The past guests include names like Kevin O’Leary, David Bach and some of the great podcasts included in this list like Farnoosh Torabi, Shannah Game and Joe Saul-Sehy.
While the show only started in February, there’s already a great library of engaging, insightful episodes to catch up on!
Chain Of Wealth Podcast
Katie and Denis initially launched a blog to tell Katie’s debt payoff story. That blog has now grown to include the Chain Of Wealth Podcast.
The podcast focuses on helping listeners get out of debt, grow their income and build wealth by sharing the stories of their guests.
The duo are extremely personable and ask great questions to get behind the pains and successes their guests have had on their financial journeys.
The Everyday Money Show
Last but definitely not least on our Monday schedule of personal finance podcasts is The Everyday Money Show.
This is a new podcast recently launched by Jason from The Wealth Hound blog. The dude is a natural podcaster, that’s apparent from episode 1.
The show aims to help everyday people with their personal finances, investing and money.
Variety Of Finance Podcasts – Money, Entrepreneurial & Investing Shows
The second day of the week sees a nice, lighter variety of podcasts hit your playlists. These shows bring a mix of finance and investing plus entrepreneurship and business building.
Each in their own right are must listens.
The Millennial Money podcast is hosted by Shannah Compton Game, an award-winning millennial financial strategist, Certified Financial Planner Professional and author.
Millennial Money features wide-ranging personal finance topics with content rooted in delivering practical easy to understand and totally relatable money advice.
Shannah’s personality shines through in each episode and she brings out the best in her guests.
If you’re looking for financial advice from the female perspective, HerMoney is an amazing resource. As described on the website, “…contrary to public opinion when it comes to money, women are different. Maybe not in the investments we need to own, but in how we view money and want to use money to create change…”.
Jean Chatzky, the co-founder of HerMoney, has over two decades of experience helping others master their personal finances. Whether it’s investing, budgeting, career growth or any other related topic in the realm of finance, Jean and the team have covered it on HerMoney.
Inspired Money Podcast
Andy Wang brings us the Inspired Money Podcast each and every Tuesday. Andy was named a top influential financial advisor by Investopedia and sets forth the goal of helping listeners improve their money mindset.
At 70+ episodes, the show features an amazing library of personal finance advice for the everyday person.
From side hustles and personal growth to budgeting, saving money and getting out of debt, Inspired Money leaves no stone unturned.
Invest Like The Best
This next podcast has over 3,000,000 downloads and was listed as one of the top 5 investing podcasts by the Wall Street Journal.
Invest Like The Best is hosted by Patrick O’Shaughnessy and aims to provide listeners stories to help you better invest your time and your money, and teach you how to play with boundaries in your own life.
While many of the guests are professional investors with a wealth of financial knowledge, other guests outside that realm also join the show. For instance, famed former Philadelphia 76ers GM Sam Hinkie was a recent guest to discuss data and decision making.
The FI Show
One of the shows that has been making big waves in the financial independence space is The FI Show. The duo of Cody (Fly To FI) and Justin (Saving Sherpa) host this engaging and informative new-ish show.
However, in a short period of time they’ve welcomed some of the most respected bloggers and members of the personal finance and FIRE communities. Every Tuesday they’re dropping content aimed to motivate and inspire you to get on the road to financial freedom.
Beyond The Dollar Podcast
One of the financial podcasts that has quickly become an automatic play is Beyond The Dollar. Sarah Li-Cain and Garrett Philbin bring forward discussions around the emotions and motivation behind your money.
Money doesn’t need to be a taboo subject and it’s going to play a major role throughout your life no matter the road you take.
Beyond The Dollar helps make money a more relatable topic.
The Fizzle Show
Shifting gears outside of just personal finance, we reach The Fizzle Show.
The Fizzle Show is a podcast for creative entrepreneurs and business builders who want to earn a living doing something they care about.
The podcast hits all areas of both digital and traditional businesses. It’s a must-listen for anyone looking to build something of their own. I’ve been an avid listener since 2014 and it’s given me so much value.
Another Busy Day Of Personal Finance Podcasts
Mid-week now provides us the second busiest day of the week for podcast publishing. Each of these shows that deliver amazing content every episode.
These 11 podcasts range from general personal finance and financial independence to online business and more.
FIRE Drill Podcast
First up for Wednesday is the Fire DRILL Podcast hosted by two great bloggers: J of Millennial Boss and Gwen from Fiery Millennials.
This podcast has been a smash success garnering tons of positive reviews and downloads. Plus the variety of guests that they bring on the show to discuss all things financial independence make it such an engaging listen.
Make sure you include FIRE Drill on your Wednesday playlist.
Journey To Launch
Another mainstay for your personal finance podcast playlist on Wednesday is Journey To Launch with Jamila.
Jamila brings passion and positivity to the financial independence movement with her show. Her and her guests share advice across the financial spectrum aimed to jump start your journey to financial freedom.
The MapleMoney Show
A recent addition to the personal finance podcast scene is The MapleMoney Show from Tom Drake.
Tom is a long-time member of the financial blogging community and I was really excited to see him launch this show (plus he’s a fellow Canadian, eh?). Recent guests include Pat Flynn and Jessica Moorhouse!
The goal of the show is to help listeners make money, save money, invest money, and spend money in a way that helps create lasting financial freedom.
Mo’ Money Podcast with Jessica Moorhouse
Jessica Moorhouse hosts the great Mo’ Money Podcast. This show is on their 8th season of publishing episodes focused around money management, investing, taking control of your personal finances and more.
Jessica has had some of the biggest names in personal finance and entrepreneurship on her show over the years.
It’s a must listen each week and as a bonus point she’s a fellow Canadian.
Money For The Rest Of Us
Money For The Rest Of Us is another one of the top all-around financial podcasts. With over 230+ episodes it has one of the most extensive libraries of all the shows included in this post.
The podcast hosted by David Stein covers how money works, the role it plays in your life, investing, everyday money management and much more.
Kara (Bravely) and Tanja (Our Next Life) are the brilliant co-hosts behind the mics at Fairer Cents. They’re just started Season 2 of the podcast and that’s great news for the personal finance community!
As described by the website tagline: women, money and the hit to break even.
It’s must-listen discussion every week that dives into much more than just the X’s and O’s of money.
Money Peach Podcast
Hosted by Chris Peach, the Money Peach Podcast, features interviews with some of the most respected members of the personal finance world.
Chris overcame some major debt and turned his entire financial life around. He shares that story and insights from his guests to help listeners with real-world advice to improve their own finances.
The Side Hustle Project
The Side Hustle Project shares the behind-the-scenes details on what it takes to start and grow a profitable side hustle.
The host Ryan Robison has had some amazing guests, including Pat Flynn, Noah Kagan and dozens of others. Each of these guests share the strategies, tools and mindset they used to take their business from idea to major success.
It’s an inspirational listen every time.
The Stacking Benjamins Show
The Stacking Benjamins Show, that we alluded to on the Monday publishing schedule, also releases new episodes on Wednesday.
You can now add a little more of Joe, OG and their collection of guests to your earbuds.
The Financial Grownup Podcast
Bobbi returns on Wednesday to publish another episode of the The Financial Grownup Podcast.
Joining the show is another great guest to share their own experiences with money and how it’s shaped their lives.
Short episodes with hard-hitting takeaways!
Do You Even Blog
Pete from Do You Even Blog doesn’t host a personal finance podcast per say but many of his guests are the who’s who of personal finance bloggers.
However, the primary focus on Do You Even Blog is of course blogging. The topics include making money, growing your audience, producing better content and everything else involved with navigating the world of digital business.
Pete’s a great guy and brings a ton of passion to his podcast.
The Best Side Hustle Show & More Finance Podcasts
As the weekend draws closer, one of the best podcasts on the Internet hits publish.
Plus we have the second round of episodes from two other great shows to keep your podcast playlist rolling on Thursday.
The Side Hustle Show
Nick Loper’s The Side Hustle Show is in my podcast Mt. Rushmore.
This show has opened the minds of millions to the opportunities available to them to earn additional income outside their 9-5. Every Thursday I eagerly await the next episode to see what knowledge I can take from Nick and his amazing rolodex of guests.
Simple Minded Millennial Podcast
Stephanie (Simplistic Steph) and Erik (The Mastermind Within) joined forces to launch the Simple Minded Millennial Podcast in mid-2018.
And they haven’t looked back.
Their chemistry, upbeat attitude and range of topics discussed have helped make this one of the best new personal finance and personal development podcasts online. Do yourself a favor and hit subscribe.
Laptop Empires Podcast
Bobby and Mike return on Thursday for another episode of Laptop Empires Podcast.
If you’re interested in launching an online business or exploring opportunities to earn additional income, this is a show that will help you on that journey.
Chain Of Wealth
Another publishing date for one of our Monday personal finance podcasts. Denis and Katie hit the airwaves again with a second Chain of Wealth episode for the week.
Dive in to another a second episode of this show to connect with members of the personal finance community.
Some Of The Best Money Podcasts Publish Again
Friday is a somewhat lighter day in the personal finance podcast world. However, we still get additional episodes from five of the great podcasts we’ve mentioned already.
You can head into the weekend with these five shows in your ear buds.
The Stacking Benjamins Show
These guys again?!
The Stacking Benjamins Show hits us with a third episode of the week every Friday. This show generally features Paula Pant, Len Penzo and a guest from the personal finance or FinTech community.
As a big time Stacking Benjamins fan, their 3rd episode of the week is always a nice treat ahead of the weekend.
The great Choose FI podcast shows up on our list again on Friday.
The duo release a second podcast every Friday that they dub “The Roundup”.
It will include some key takeaways from their Monday episode as well as other news and discussion points on all things personal finance.
Even More Of The Best Finance Podcasts
On Saturday and Sunday the new podcast episodes have slowed for the most part.
However, this is an opportune time to listen to some of the personal finance podcasts that produce content every day of the week.
Plus another one of the top shows from earlier in the week release a new episode on Sunday too!
Side Hustle School
Hosted by Chris Guillebeau, a NY Times best-selling author, the Side Hustle School podcast releases daily episodes.
The podcast shares stories of entrepreneurs with the goal of providing listeners meaningful examples on how to earn extra income. The range of guests Chris has had own the show really help highlight just how many opportunities there are to make extra cash.
The show is at 550+ episodes so there is a whole library of side hustle knowledge to dive into.
Optimal Finance Daily
Part of the OLD (Optimal Living Daily) podcast collection, Optimal Finance Daily brings listeners the best content from blogs focused on personal finance.
It’s essentially a “blogcast” as the narrator reads blog posts, old and recent, from experts and popular authors in the finance community. The 600+ episodes are short in length, generally 6 – 9 minutes and get released each weekday.
Popcorn Finance is a quick-hitting show published every Sunday by Chris. The episodes generally come in around 10-15 minutes in length but actionable advice and relatable personal finance tips are packed into every minute.
Hit subscribe and enjoy a new episode from Chris every Sunday to round out your weekend financial podcast needs.
What’s Up Next Podcast
The What’s Up Next Podcast is a great new-ish show started by Doc G from Diverse FI and Paul Thompson. The format of the show is a panel featuring 3-4 guests discussing a specific topic related to FIRE, Millennials, investing or anything else rooted in personal finances.
The podcast publishes every Sunday and always delivers high quality conversation.
Optimal Business Daily
In conjunction with Optimal Finance Daily is another member of the OLD network: Optimal Business Daily.
This follows the same format (“blogcast”) as the podcast above but shares blog posts from the world of entrepreneurship and content creation.
FIRE Drill Podcast
The Fire DRILL Podcast duo returns on Sunday’s to publish another episode every weekend.
The variety of guests and real-life examples of taking control of your money and life are what makes the show such an enjoyable listen.
Not As Frequent Publishes From The Best Financial Podcasts
There are amazing podcasts that only release podcasts periodically. When I see new episodes from these shows pop into the playlist, that’s always a big plus.
However, you can go back through their collection of past episodes to keep your weekend playlist full.
The Financial Independence Podcast
The man, the myth, the legend – the Mad Fientist and his The Financial Independence Podcast. His first guest back in 2012 was Mr. Money Mustache…and he hasn’t looked back since.
His publishing schedule is infrequent but the episodes he has released are of the highest quality. His deep dive interviews with his guests open up the door to the strategies, mindset and benefits of financial independence.
The whole library of episodes are must-listen content.
Canadian Couch Potato Podcast
Hosted by Dan Bortolotti, aka the extremely popular Canadian Couch Potato, is a podcast featuring expert interviews, helpful tips for DIY investors, and answers to questions from listeners and blog readers.
While the podcast may be hosted by a Canadian, the content and strategies discussed are applicable to all investors.
The library currently only includes 18 episodes but they’re all packed with value.
Well Kept Wallet Podcast
As described by Deacon, the Well Kept Wallet Podcast is all about getting you from where you are to where you want to be when it comes to your career, money, and lifestyle.
Deacon interviews people from all walks of life and careers who love what they do for a living. Right now he’s publishing once or twice a month but has a library of almost 100 episodes.
Financial Freedom Podcast
Grant from Millennial Money (the blog) and Millennial Money Minutes (podcast mentioned in the next section) has launched a new podcast.
The Financial Freedom Podcast is Grant’s latest project. The show is aptly named in unison with his upcoming book release. At the time of writing this post he’s only released 1 episode.
However, based on Grant’s blog and previous podcast, this is going to be an awesome show.
His And Her FI
Charles and Bethany launched their podcast, His And Her FI, in 2018 and have recorded 24+ episodes. The topics range from financial freedom and travel hacking to entrepreneurship.
The show releases new episodes every couple of weeks but they’re a great listen every time. Dive into their library of episodes and stay connected as new shows get released.
Build Wealth Canada
Build Wealth Canada is hosted by Kornel Szrejber. Currently he’s publishing 1-2 episodes per month.
The format of the show is interviews with experts on building wealth in Canada. Plus he shares his own tips & guides on becoming debt free, investing, and earning a passive income.
Archives From Two Of The Best Finance Podcasts
The weekend also gives you the opportunity to go back through two of the best personal finance podcasts that are no longer publishing new episodes. Dig into the archives and touch up on hundreds of hours of finance content.
Masters of Money
The man behind the PT Money blog & creator of FinCon, Phil Taylor, hosts The Masters of Money Podcast.
Currently sitting at 50+ episodes, the show features interviews with experts from the world of personal finance, financial independence and investing. Each interview provides tons of value and tactical takeaways to help you start to take control of your finances.
PT hasn’t released new episodes since December 2017 but the back catalogue is one of the best of any personal finance podcast.
Millennial Money Minutes
Millennial Money Minutes was a short-form personal finance podcast hosted by Grant Sabatier of Millennial Money and Matt Zubricki of Distilled Dollar.
I say “was” as it looks like they’ve stopped releasing episodes and Grant has launched a new podcast The Financial Freedom Podcast.
However, the library of Millennial Money Minutes includes over 280+ episodes. Each episode focuses on one topic and generally runs 6-11 minutes.
Conclusion: Best Personal Finance Podcasts (40+ Great Shows On Money Management, Investing, FIRE And Side Hustles)
It’s such an amazing time for content creation. There are dozens of shows to fill your daily playlist. Whether you want to master investing, launch a new business or learn the basics of money management, there is a podcast for you.
The amount of free and engaging audio knowledge out there on finance is unfathomable. Literally tens of thousands of hours. I’m sure I’ve missed some other great personal finance, investing, money or side hustle podcasts. There are new ones popping up every week…
The only thing left to do is go hit PLAY!
Have I missed any of your top personal finance podcasts? Let me know in the comments below.
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