There’s no doubt that podcasts are having a moment. At its Apple Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this year, the tech giant confirmed there are over 550,000 options available in its iTunes Store, with the number of episodes running into the tens of millions.
It’s not hard to understand why podcasts are so popular. They’re a great way to indulge your hobbies, learn new things on the go, escape from reality and put your multi-tasking skills to the test. Whether you’re looking for content that’s funny, entertaining, informative or motivational, podcasts can cover everything from sport and the arts to current affairs and finance.
With hundreds, if not thousands, of personal finance podcasts at your fingertips we’ve rounded up nine of our favourites that you should be listening to right now.
1.Money To The Masses
If you’ve yet to listen to this week’s podcast then go ahead & treat yourself… https://t.co/IZaDSISoA8— Damien Fahy (@money2themasses) 23 August 2018
Hosted by qualified money expert and financial planning champion, Damien Fahy, Money to the Masses is designed to put you in control of your finances. With topics ranging from how to make money, spend it and save into property and pensions, you’ll find almost 200 episodes to enjoy.
2. The Financial Wellbeing Podcast
Double bookings, gloves and making rich friends all appear in the #tightasstommo money saving tips on The Financail Wellbeing Podcast, thank you @dontdelay & @TaxwriterLtd - https://t.co/2toOig7jgR— Financial Wellbeing (@FinWellbeing) 26 July 2018
Co-hosts actor and writer David Lloyd and financial planner Chris Budd, regularly talk about the link between happiness and money, offering tips and advice to help you achieve financial peace of mind. In the 40-episode back catalogue of The Financial Wellbeing Podcast you’ll learn everything from the principles of behavioural finance and defined benefit pensions to debt management and theories of happiness.
3. Meaningful Money
On this week's show, a dive in to how workplace pensions work:https://t.co/oyldc7asDM— Pete Matthew (@meaningfulmoney) 22 August 2018
Meaningful Money has one goal, to help you make sense of money. Hosted by financial planner and wealth management MD Pete Matthew, Meaningful Money is full of simple tips and tricks to help you in your financial planning. From personal finance and insurance to pensions and investing, you’ll find almost 300 episodes of actionable advice.
4. Fintech Insider
🚨 NEWS SHOW 🚨 #FinTech Insider Episode. 245! https://t.co/oze3A4Rupk— FinTechInsider (@FinTechInsiders) 20 August 2018
Join @davidbrear, @SarahKocianski & @sytaylor on this week's episode with guests @VaughanLA, Andrew Nelson & @emilyjnicolleTech. In our 1st story we discuss @theFCA’s GFIN, with insight from @wallace_a_j 🎊 pic.twitter.com/Hyhfxpn4Pe
Brought to you by the brains behind financial consultancy 11:FS, Fintech Insider is dedicated to all things fintech, banking and financial services. With three new episodes created every week you can expect everything from the latest news to insightful interviews with the thought leaders and innovators of tomorrow from hosts David M. Brear, Jason Bates, Chris Skinner and Simon Taylor.
5. Money Box, BBC Radio 4
Today's Money Box Live is looking at Defined Benefit transfers. Should you transfer or cash in your guaranteed, salary related company pension and put the money into a pension pot that you control but which has no guarantees? Live on @BBCRadio4 from 3pm https://t.co/lUWF89IOcl— BBC Money Box (@Moneybox) 4 July 2018
Every Saturday financial journalist Paul Lewis rounds-up the week’s personal finance news on BBC Radio 4’s Money Box podcast, with a live midweek call-in show where experts answer listeners’ questions. Expect to hear discussions on the personal finance basics such as banking, benefits, property and pensions, plus more varied topics from AI to zero-hour contracts.
6. Cash Chats with Andy Webb
New podcast episode now live looking at savings rates and current accounts after the interest rate rise. Plus a hack to take advantage of the Asda Christmas Savings card https://t.co/Fujay5x2Jn— Andy Webb CleverCash (@AndyCleverCash) 22 August 2018
Hosted by award-winning personal finance expert and self-confessed “money-saving geek” Andy Webb, Cash Chats is designed to help you with your finances. Each week Andy chats to a money blogger, writer or finance expert to cover a range of topics from fast fashion and holiday budgeting to everyday banking and investments.
7. This is Money Podcast
Everything you need to know about buying a home - from hunt to completion: This is Money housing podcast special https://t.co/eVVDt6iuFg— This is Money (@thisismoney) 27 August 2018
Brought to you by the Financial Website of the Year, This is Money, the eponymous podcast tells you everything you need to know about money each week and what it can mean for your finances. With topics ranging from buying a home to the NHS, this current affairs podcast highlights the latest news from the financial markets to Whitehall.
8. Informed Choice Radio
New on the podcast today, Martin is joined by @UNIQfw to discuss her new book, Boomers: Redefining Retirement https://t.co/RTJbbtXgCU pic.twitter.com/vm55YQFdmW— Informed Choice (@InformedChoice) 27 August 2018
Informed Choice Radio is a bi-weekly personal finance podcast geared towards helping you achieve your financial goals. Financial planner, MD and host Martin Bamford mixes expert interviews with practical tips to get to the heart of the latest personal finance, investing and business news.
9. Boring Money
Do we need financial advice? Find out what @hollyamackay @CitrusDavid @jaspermartens @GECFrost think in this podcast https://t.co/Y9jnGZgTLZ— boringmoney (@boringmoney) 7 August 2017
While there might not be any new episodes on the horizon, the Boring Money back catalogue is a treasure trove of free financial advice. Named after Holly Mackay’s website, which aims to help people without PhDs in Finance make smart decisions about money, the Boring Money podcast is especially good for anyone who thinks investments are boring.
Catch our VP Marketing, Jasper Martens, on one of the episodes discussing whether financial advice should be the norm when people begin taking control of their pension pots.