Podcast recommendations! Last year, we shared our first podcast recommendation article (My Favorite Podcasts & How to Listen: #TryPod) and its time to recommend some more.
In last year’s article, we shared easy to follow steps so you can enjoy this form of entertainment so we’ll spare you those details in this post. Let’s get right into our new recommendations!
Our four categories:
- Better Your Relationship With Money
- Short Educational Content
- Become a Better Financial Planner
- Broaden Your Horizons
Better Your Relationship With Money
This podcast provides gentle reminders of the human struggles we all experience. No one is ‘puffing their chest’ in these podcasts which proves refreshing as a listener. As the tagline from Anna Sale says, “Death, sex, & money are the three things we all think about and need to talk about more.” Many episodes help you understand the complicated relationship people have with money.
Favorite Episode: Ellen Burstyn’s Lessons on Survival
A bold and shocking personality going through her money troubles. Gaby Dunn addresses many taboo subjects around money and doesn’t hold back while sharing her journey to better understand money.
Favorite Episode: Gaby Gets Her Head Examined (AKA Plan Bay)
An award winning personal finance podcast with guests like Deepak Chopra and Simon Sinek. Farnoosh Torabi interviews fascinating figures two times a week plus she answers money questions from listeners on Fridays with a co-host. Plenty of content to better yourself!
Favorite Episode: Episode 631 – Simon Sinek
Proud Self-Promotion: It was an honor to co-host an episode with Farnoosh Torabi to answer money questions from her listeners on Episode 644: Should I Pay Off My Student Loans or Keep Saving?
Short Educational Content
We’re in a data world and the nonpartisan Pew Charitable Trust has a lot of it! Learn from interesting guests, panels, and topics that’ll help you critically think today’s issues.
Favorite Episode: The Millennials Aren’t Kids Anymore
Wake up to today’s news with this short podcast. On weekdays, the NPR team shares three to four stories in fifteen minutes or less. Be knowledgeable about the world from this bite sized podcast.
Favorite Episode: Each episode is relevant for the specific morning’s news.
The Planet Money team analyzes and explains why a number in the news matters. Loads of economics and finance subjects are addressed to help you gain fresh perspectives.
Favorite Episode: Weed GDP
Become a Better Financial Planner
This podcast’s content helped me gain confidence while building my Financial Planning firm. Learning the stories from other planners allowed me to fine-tune what makes sense for my clients and our service models. If you’re investigating a career in Financial Planning, give this podcast a listen!
Favorite Episode: Focusing on Return on Life instead of ROI with Mitch Anthony
Shameless Self-Plug: It was fun sharing my own story on Episode 97: Surviving the First Year to Thriving in the Second
Financial Planners from across the pond share similar yet different perspectives. Learn about the Financial Planning profession from soothing British accents.
Michael Kitces shares his knowledge while also interviewing big players in Financial Planning. Gain insights from planners, consultants, and other leaders who help shape our growing Financial Planning profession.
Broaden Your Horizons
Prepare to learn about a quirky town and culture that exists right here in our USA. A deep dive into a tiny Alabama town. People actually live like this!
Favorite Episode: Can’t choose just one since the story is told in seven linear chapters.
Lean into the discomfort to educate yourself on race in America. This podcast does an amazing job to help me understand how minority groups view their identities. Most of the content is uplifting and productive to help you gain new knowledge on how to support others in our country.
Favorite Episode: An Advertising Revolution: “Black People Aren’t Dark-Skinned White People.”
See how issues in the United States are completely different in other cultures. It’s always nice to get out of our American bubble and this podcast does a great job to help you understand the world.
Favorite Episode: Brazil in Black & White
Thanks for reading and if you want guidance on how to navigate your personal finances, please get in touch with me or learn more at Well-Rounded Success’ Services on the website.
About the Author
Dan Andrews is the Leader & CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ of Well-Rounded Success. Dan enjoys guiding and encouraging millennials through their ‘adulting’ responsibilities. His behavioral-finance style focuses on helping individuals in the Well-Rounded Success community define his/her own definition of success, make good decisions, and to also be philanthropic while along their journeys.