Launching and building your dream business can be difficult if your personal finances are not in order. Researching experts and reading about best practices can also be time consuming. Especially when you’re trying to work on your business plan, market your business, or hire new staff. So we’ve compiled a list of finance podcasts to provide inspiration and advice on your path to financial stability.
Hosted by childhood friends Joymarie and Cortney, Joblogues is the podcast for young professionals needing financial empowerment and candid career conversations. One of their most recent episodes is “Take The Leap.” It’s a needed dose of encouragement for those who’ve been thinking about plunging into entrepreneurship for years but have been too afraid to really take that leap. The diverse audience includes 20,000 listeners per month. If you’re looking for career advice, hilarity, and inspiration, this is the podcast for you.
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2. Journey to Launch
A certified financial education instructor, Jamila Souffrant provides invaluable gems about business and personal money management on her podcast, Journey to Launch. Though she’s about 90 episodes in, her 16th episode is a fan favorite. Her guest, Naseema McElroy, is a single mother. And the two of them talk about how McElroy went from being broke to paying off $300,000 in debt.
3. So Money
Farnoosh Torabi is an award-winning financial correspondent and the host of the podcast So Money. Her interviews with some of the world’s top business minds keep her audience coming back. Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post, and tech investor Tim Ferriss are among the guests featured on the weekly podcast.
4. The Dave Ramsey Show
Best-selling author Dave Ramsey hosts this podcast about personal finance. If you’re interested in debt, investing, retirement, and insurance, The Dave Ramsey Show features interviews with experts, audience Q&A, and inspirational stories about how others have succeeded in their debt payoff journey.
5. Planet Money
If you’re already a fan of NPR, you’ll love its financial power podcast, Planet Money. This podcast is a good mix of entertainment and informative interviews that help you make sense of how the American economy works.
6. We Study Billionaires
This one is for the bibliophiles out there. Each episode of We Study Billionaires features the books and ideas that inspire billionaires like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos. The hosts, Preston Pysh and Stig Brodersen, then break down lessons learned and how to apply them.
7. Stacking Benjamins
Hosts Joe, OG, and the gang joke around a lot on Stacking Benjamins, but they don’t joke around about financial literacy. The goal of their show is to make finance feel fun and approachable instead of dull and intimidating.
The FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) movement is growing and making headlines. Jonathan Mendonsa and Brad Barrett, the hosts of ChooseFI, are two prominent voices in the movement, with over 20,000 members in their private Facebook group and a show that reaches many. The hosts explore the ways people can achieve financial independence through cutting expenses and eliminating debt.
9. What Works | Small Business Podcast
Host Tara Gentile interviews small business owners to learn which business models are successful in generating revenue for them. On What Works, Gentile doesn’t sugarcoat the entrepreneur lifestyle. If you’re looking for what it’s really like to be a small business owner, this is the podcast for you.
10. Two Black Guys with Good Credit — Financially Clean
Arlington Forbes and Shaun Lynda host Two Black Guys with Good Credit. It’s a hilarious show featuring discussions about making, managing, and protecting your money. Both are business owners, so their expertise is a bonus during these conversations.