It is never a wrong time to be more financially literate and responsible. And to make it possible, you should know a few things about how to manage your money wisely. And with these podcasts, you will not only learn the basics of finances, you can also learn a thing or two about decline of cash, open banking, crypto and investing, cashback offers and online personal finance communities.
Podcasts have been popular especially since the start of the pandemic. This platform allows a much flexible streaming service as you can simultaneously listen to it while doing something else. With that, TechRadar listed down five podcasts that you can listen to for you to gain more control over your finances and possibly be richer.
You might be wondering, what’s with money and pineapple? Well, this podcast started out as a simple “personal finance for dummies” style. It got its name from the Aussie slang term for the $50 bill called the ‘pineapple’. This podcast now features many complex topics like jobs and careers (season two), and death and money (season 4). No need to worry, it also provides basic financial topics like the latest one, “Holidays”. If you are someone who loves travelling but has no budget for it, this episode will include tips to make your travel cheaper.
The book “Freakonomics” branched out its interesting content with this podcast. Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books, brings out the hidden side and economics of things. It tackles topics ranging from how to be great about just anything to the economics of sleep and how it affects your income. Moreover, the host also guests Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.
If you want to be smarter in just a minimum of 5 minutes, this podcast is for you. Flux co-founders Brett Joffe and Justin Joffe bring to its listeners bite-sized business news all in just 5 minutes. Each episode consists of the top 3 business stories that you should know explained in a jargon-free and entertaining way. Episodes also give key takeaways to make sure that you learn about something every time. It can feature news from Australia or all over the world. If you want to always be updated and in the know of the latest business news, you can check this out.
4. The Money
The Money is an ABC podcast that looks into Australia and the rest of the world through the economic lens. It shows how the concept of economics influences other things. Richard Aedy, who has been a journalist for more than 30 years explores how economics is connected to a variety of subjects and current news.
Last on the list is The Property Playbook. This podcast is hosted by award-winning financial advisor and She’s On The Money podcast host Victoria Devine with Buyers Advocate Amy Lunardi. This podcast is quite specific as it explains the details and steps on purchasing a property. If you are someone who thinks of having your own home soon, this one is perfect for you.