These 10 money podcasts can help you start making smart money decisions, from investing to saving to filing your taxes.

Whether you’re new to podcasts or have a growing list of favorites already, money podcasts can be a fun, low-key way to get smarter about money.

Our picks all have a different focus. Some give specific advice; some take on broader financial topics. But they share a few features in common – engaging hosts, entertaining guests, and a rotating list of relevant topics so you won’t get bored no matter how often you tune in.

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The Dough Roller Money Podcast

The Dough Roller Money Podcast

  • Best if you’re looking for: Practical, nuts-and-bolts advice on every money question you have.

There’s something here for everyone: whether you want to save, invest, get out of debt, master tax season, or just get better organized.

Host Rob Berger makes tricky-sounding concepts easy to understand. He mixes up the format by inviting guests and addressing listener questions.

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So Money with Farnoosh Torabi

So Money

  • Best if you’re looking for: Down-to-earth advice on money management from all kinds of people.

Torabi, a personal finance expert, keeps So Money casual with a storytelling style. But don’t be misled – this podcast is super informative and inspires listeners to feel more financially empowered in their daily lives.

Her guests range from high-flying entrepreneurs to best-selling authors to average people with some insight to share. And she covers every topic imaginable: credit card debt, buying a house, starting a business, and more.

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  • Entrepreneur and strategist Tony Robbins talks financial freedom.
  • News anchor Dan Harris describes how meditation can make you and your bank account healthier.

Stacking Benjamins

Stacking Benjamins

  • Best if you’re looking for: Humor and lightheartedness with your financial advice.

Host Joe Saul-Sehy and his team have an upbeat, variety-show style. From their base in “Joe’s mom’s basement” the Stacking Benjamins team keeps the conversation flowing as they analyze the latest financial facts and trends.

They also take listener questions every episode, so if you’re curious about a topic you’ve never seen covered, this is the place to go.

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Planet Money on NPR

Planet Money on NPR

  • Best if you’re looking for: Bigger, broader stories revealing how money affects our lives.

Though Planet Money isn’t a financial advice podcast, you’ll still learn plenty.

Whether you’re curious how global economic trends affect your personal bottom line or how finance shapes the world in surprising ways, this is your one-stop shop for the past, present, and future of money.

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The Fairer Cents

The Fairer Cents

  • Best if you’re looking for: Real talk about how money affects women and minorities.

The gender pay gap persists, and plenty of other financial issues impact women differently than men. Hosts Kara Perez and Tanja Hester focus their podcast on systemic inequality, bringing in expert guests to open up a bigger conversation.

Women will find The Fairer Cents especially relevant, but anyone on board for financial equality can tune in.

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The Dave Ramsey Show

The Dave Ramsey Show

  • Best if you’re looking for: How to get out of debt and plan for the future.

Host and author Dave Ramsey is known for sharing steps to a debt-free life. No matter where you are in the process, Ramsey has advice for your situation.

His topics expand beyond debt to cover insurance, investment, and retirement, so there’s something for everyone. And he includes listener success stories to prove debt freedom is possible.

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Listen Money Matters

Listen Money Matters

  • Best if you’re looking for: Advice about investment and building wealth.

Don’t let the friendly, funny tone of hosts Andrew Fiebert and Thomas Frank fool you. At Listen Money Matters they give solid advice for both new and expert investors. You don’t have to be an investor to benefit, since they’re dedicated to sharing basic money management resources.

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Money for the Rest of Us

Money for the Rest of Us

  • Best if you’re looking for: Beginners’ investment and savings tips.

Investing: you know it’s important for your financial health, but you need help making it work for you. Host and former investment strategist David Stein breaks down the basics in Money for the Rest of Us.

He walks listeners through topics like stocks, bonds, investment portfolios, and market cycles in an understandable way.

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Smart Passive Income

Smart Passive Income

  • Best if you’re looking for: How to turn an online “side hustle” into a passive income stream.

Host Pat Flynn knows what he’s talking about – he built his own blogging empire. His goal with Smart Passive Income is to help listeners see business-building opportunities they never saw before. From blogging to affiliate marketing to leveraging your own unique skills, Flynn covers it all.

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Bigger Pockets Podcast

Bigger Pockets Podcast

  • Best if you’re looking for: Real estate investment advice for every stage in the process.

If you’ve ever thought about real estate investing, make Bigger Pockets your first podcast stop. And if you’ve been in the real estate game for awhile, hosts Brandon Turner and David Greene keep you on your toes with new, relevant advice.

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Summary

Most people listen to podcasts these days. They can help pass the time on your long commute, and best of all: you learn something. Above are ten podcasts that we recommend so you can start learning to make good money decisions.

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