If you've ever had to or wanted to access the advice of a financial advisor, you know that each appointment can cost a few hundred dollars and that their fees for setting up your investments can be quite significant. But what if you could get free advice from experts? It turns out there are heaps of podcasts that help you do exactly that. As well as advice on how to invest, there are podcasts with advice on how to budget, smart ways to save money and how to track new trends and understand how decisions made by the beancounters in Canberra can affect you.
The Australian Finance Podcast
The Australian Finance Podcast does what it says on the label. It provides Aussies with advice on how to better manage their finances. The focus is on actionable information so you can set achievable goals and put the building blocks in place to achieve financial success.
Rich Dad Radio Show
The author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosak, hosts this look at personal finance and offers so interesting advice that often flies in the face of more conservative commentators. He challenges traditional advice and suggests not doing what everyone else is doing, as well as looking at traditional structures in the finance world.
She's On The Money
Victoria Devine hosts the She's On The Money podcast, declaring her advice to be "foolproof". Covering topics like the signs of financial abuse, dealing with money matters in relationships and the high cost of fast loans, Devine covers a wide range of topics for every listener. Most episodes are about 30 minutes long - perfect for your commute.
BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast
The BiggerPockets Podcast, hosted by Josh Dorkin and Brandon Turner, delivers advice from active real estate investors and other industry professionals. The show isn't about get rick quick schemes or about selling courses, bootcamps, or guru systems. Whether you are a newbie, a house flipper, a wholesaler looking for insight into how make more money, or a buy and hold landlord looking to improve your real estate investing skills.
Motley Fool Money
Each week, host Chris Hill and a panel of investment analysts cover the week’s top business news and financial headlines, while breaking down the stock market implications for investors. Throw in some interviews with best-selling authors, industry experts, and an inside look at stocks and you get some great advice on what to do with your hard-earned cash.
The economy is a complex beast. But each week, The ABC's Richard Aedy hosts The Money where he breaks down what's going on in the economy and what it means to those of us not in the Canberra treasury bubble.
That Debt Guy
Cam H Lynch a.k.a. That Debt Guy teaches people about personal finance and businesses on how they can collect their own debts. This podcast is a mix of listener questions, expert interviews, daily news, fun facts, listener wins and more - all with his unique brand of "humour"
The Happy Saver Podcast
This New Zealand-based podcast tells the stories of Kiwis and their experiences with the money in their lives. How do they use it or how does it use them? Where do they save and invest it and does it work? The Happy Saver isn't all about facts and figures – it puts a human face to the dollars and cents and how they affect people's lives.
Listen Money Matters
Listen Money Matters offers down to earth advice that's both informative and entertaining. They take listener questions as well as delving into topics that can help you make better financial decisions and ask your financial advisor better questions.
Pocket Money is the podcast all about money and your life hosted by Kate Browne & Sally McMullen. Whether you're curious, confident or just plain confused when it comes to your cash, the show has you covered.
The Money Cafe
Hosted by James Kirby and Alan Kohler, this podcast covers the latest finance news and what it means for investors.
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