Top 10 Finance Podcasts


Podcasts are quickly gaining in popularity, and it’s not a surprising trend. Around 44% of Americans listen to podcasts, whether for the entertainment value, or because they offer educational value, often at no cost to the listener.

That being said, one of the most valuable podcast genres you can start subscribing to are those that feature financial news. Whether you’ve already got your fingers in the finance game or you’re looking to start participating in the market, there’s something for every level of expertise, from novice to professional. Here’s Flagship’s Top 10, in no particular order:


pasted image 0-1The Stacking Benjamins Show

Hosts: Joe Saul-Sehy and “OG”

Rating on iTunes: 4.5/5

Description: “Live, from Joe’s mom’s half-finished basement… listen to a parade of financial headlines, personal finance experts, creatives, and people with stories that inspire us.”

Top Review: “Joe and OG reprise their roles as the hilarity ensues… Hard hitting financial news this is not, but you just might learn a little in between all the laughter.”

Our Review: If you believe that a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, this is your kind of podcast. By combining humor and information, you’ll trick your brain into thinking that digging deep into finances is fun. A must-listen for those just starting to think seriously about money management.



pasted image 0 (1)-1The Clark Howard Show

Host: Clark Howard

Rating on iTunes: 4.5/5

Description: “Money saving expert Clark Howard shows you practical money-saving ideas to help you Save More, Spend Less, and Avoid Ripoffs. He helps you keep more of what you make and invest your money wisely”

Top Review: “Amazing podcast, amazing host, amazing crew… Thank you Clark [for] everything you and your team do everyday for average joes like me.”

Our Review: Clark Howard’s been garnering fans for awhile now, but he’s sure to win over some new listeners with his practical advice. His formula for saving more and spending less transcends generational differences and helps you lay down a firm financial foundation, no matter where you are in your journey.



unnamedInvest Like the Best Podcast

Host: Patrick O'Shaughnessy

Rating on iTunes: 5/5

Description: “Exploring the ideas, methods, and stories of people that will help you better invest your time and money.”

Top Review: “Patrick and guests are extremely knowledgeable about investing, and the topics they discuss provide some amazing life lessons that go beyond just money management. I can tell right away that I am going to walk away more enlightened by this podcast.”

Our Review: If you love listening to other people’s stories, Invest Like the Best is a great place to start. O’Shaughnessy spends time with weekly guests who lay out their financial journey for all to see. It creates some seriously valuable moments of insight and expertise.



pasted image 0 (2)-1ChooseFi Financial Independence Podcast

Hosts: Jonathan Mendonsa and Brad Barrett

Rating on iTunes: 5/5

Description: “Jonathan and Brad explore the world of Financial Independence. They discuss reducing expenses, crushing debt, building passive income streams through online businesses, and real estate...If Mr. Money Mustache, Tim Ferriss, and Pat Flynn came together to make a podcast, this what it would look like.”

Top Review: “ChooseFi is a great tool for learning how to make smart financial choices. Jonathan and Brad admit to not knowing all the answers, which is refreshing. They pledge to experiment in financial strategies and take listeners along for the ride- through ups and downs”

Our Review: If you love the idea of early retirement, crave a more minimalist life, or just want to get out from under the burden of debt, Jonathan and Brad have something to offer. Exploring topics that include everything from the financial impacts of veganism to optimizing your hobbies, there’s nothing these guys are afraid to tackle.



pasted image 0 (3)-1Inspired Money with Andy Wang

Host: Andy Wang

Rating on iTunes: 5/5

Description: “Listen, get inspired, and do more with your money. This is not your typical personal finance show. Rather than giving you a list of things you’re doing wrong, Inspired Money delivers inspirational interviews, interesting people, and valuable takeaways. Each week, host Andy Wang interviews a guest to help you get inspired, shift your perspectives on money, and achieve incredible things.”

Top Review: “Andy has the ability to extract so many great nuggets of inspiration that I end each episode feeling more inspired and motivated. Most people I know lead very busy lives but taking some time out to hear some great content on the subject of money is truly like giving yourself a gift every week.”

Our Review: Do you find yourself bombarded with negative thoughts about finances? Does your motivation for smart saving, spending, and investing come from a place of desperation instead of inspiration? Andy Wang can change your mind. He helps you stop focusing on all the things you can’t do yet and instead offers insights into the little changes you can make for bigger things to come.



pasted image 0 (4)-1WSJ: Your Money Briefing

Hosts: Varies

Rating on iTunes: 4/5

Description: “Your must-listen for weekdays for valuable money and market stories. Our journalists from Heard on the Street, MoneyBeat, the Intelligent Investor, and other popular features share insights on investing, market trends, taxes, retirement strategies, and much more.”

Top Review: “The podcast is short, to-the-point, and always interesting.”

Our Review: If you have 2-7 extra minutes in your day, the WSJ: Your Money Briefing is an excellent little financial gem in the podcast world. The short episodes are highly relevant and highly interesting. Think of it as a Twitter feed for financial news. In 10 minutes or less, you can get caught up on what’s happening in the world of finance.



pasted image 0 (5)-1Her Money with Jean Chatzky

Host: Jean Chatzky

Rating on iTunes: 5/5

Description: “Anyone who tells you women don’t need financial advice specifically for them is wrong. Women, whether they’re the caretakers, the breadwinners, or both, face a unique set of financial challenges. That’s where Her Money comes in. In her frank, often funny, but always compassionate way, Jean Chatzky takes every audience of women through the steps they need to take today to live comfortably (and worry-free) tomorrow.”

Top Review: “This podcast is my new MUST!” Money can seem so complicated, and I find myself second guessing my choices all the time… Jean gives great, honest advice and talks about REAL things that I can actually relate to.”

Our Review: In a field dominated with men, it’s nice to hear the other side of the story. Jean takes a fresh approach to finances with a keen perspective into what it’s like to be a woman seeking her own way. She tackles tough issues, like the wage gap and achieving financial independence as a single woman, with optimism and compassion.



pasted image 0 (6)-1Marriage, Kids, and Money Podcast

Host: Andy Hill

Rating on iTunes: 5/5

Description: “The Marriage, Kids, and Money Podcast is dedicated to strengthening your family tree and guiding you to financial freedom. Andy Hill, a mid-30s father of two, hosts the weekly podcast and takes you through the trials and tribulations of being a young parent and husband who is planning for his family’s future and winning with money.”

Top Review: “Andy has done a great job with this podcast! He explores the complicated, fun, and genuine interactions within the family along with great financial tips.”

Our Review: Anyone with children is keenly aware of the consequences our financial decisions today can have on our kids tomorrow. Andy Hill makes a great guide for getting through the snags and stumbles of family finances, offering hope and help for a brighter tomorrow.



pasted image 0 (7)-1Dave Ramsey Show

Hosts: Dave Ramsey

Rating on iTunes: 4.5/5

Description: “The Dave Ramsey Show is about real life and how it revolves around money. Dave Ramsey teaches you to manage and budget your money, get out of debt, build wealth, and live in financial peace. Managing your money properly will reduce stress, improve your marriage, and provide security for you and your family.”

Top Review: “Following Dave’s plan changed my life! I went from living paycheck to paycheck to being debt free and living with cash instead of with credit. It completely lifts the burden off of your shoulders after removing debt from your life.:

Our Review: Financial guru Dave Ramsey hardly needs an introduction. His smart money tips have been helping people manage their finances for over a decade. Following his “baby steps” plan has helped countless people overcome the burden of debt, plus his frank financial advice refuses to pull any punches.



pasted image 0 (8)-1Be Wealthy and Smart Podcast

Host: Linda P. Jones

Rating on iTunes: 4.5/5

Description: “An award winning personal finance and investing podcast, Be Wealthy and Smart gets your money working harder for you, so you don’t have to work so hard. Linda made $2 million at the age of 39 and shares her investing, business, and financial knowledge with you. Linda speaks in plain English and has a different approach (hint: wealth is NOT about frugality).

Top Review: “I just love Linda P. Jones and the Be Wealthy and Smart podcast. The information is valuable and is delivered in a manner that anyone at any level can comprehend. I look forward to listening to more great content from the amazing podcast.”

Our Review: This podcast is required listening if you’re seeking an entrance into finance management and investment. It offers good advice for everyday people, including myths about money and tips for retirement.



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