6 podcasts to boost your financial literacy


6 podcasts to boost your financial literacy

Whether you are an experienced property investor, looking to set up a self-managed super fund or simply want to improve your finances, there’s a podcast out there with your name on it. Next time you have a pocket of time on your hands or during your daily commute, why not listen to one of these fantastic podcasts to boost your financial literacy?

  1. You Need A Budget

A simple yet effective concept, You Need A Budget covers common situations and helps listeners apply smart financial strategies. In addition to long episodes that include insightful advice from financial experts, there are also plenty of short-form mini-episodes that are easy to digest when you have a few spare minutes.

Who is it for? Anyone who wants to improve their financial position with small, actionable lifestyle changes.

  1. Shares for Beginners

Want to learn how to grow your wealth through investing but unsure how to dissect the technical jargon? Shares for Beginners’ host Phil Muscatello breaks down often-complex topics and brings on savvy industry veterans to help listeners make smarter decisions around investing in the share market.

Who is it for? Those who are interested in diving into the world of shares and investing.

  1. The Property Couch

Looking to get your property portfolio out of your dreams and into reality? Join Australian property duo Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley as they explain how to choose the right investments, how to structure your loans, how to slip into a positive investment mindset, and much more.

Who is it for? Experienced and budding property investors who want to get the most out of their portfolio.

  1. The Money Cafe

James Kirby, wealth editor for The Australian, and investment expert Alan Kolher host this weekly podcast with a new guest every week. They dive into a diversity of relevant and timely topics, from how to dig yourself out of a financial hole, to what to do with your investments during a market sell-off.

Who is it for? Listeners who want to catch up on the latest finance and economics news, and how it might affect their investments.

  1. The Richards Report

Former Sydney Swans stalwart and AFL premiership winner Ted Richards has carved out a post-playing career as a finance and investments expert. The Richards Report sees him joined by experts from all over the world and from a range of backgrounds – athletes, educators, investors and more. All of whom bring their own unique financial advice to the table.

Who is it for? Everyday Australians who want to make smarter investment decisions and grow their financial capabilities.

  1. The Money – ABC

Produced by the national broadcaster, ABC’s The Money podcast plugs the information gaps around how Australia fits into the broader global equation. Through a range of intriguing topics, the podcast strives to explain how economics influences every facet of our lives, and offers sound advice to help you make better financial decisions.

Who is it for? All types of savers and investors who want to learn more about the Australian economy at large.

“Podcasts are simply another weapon you can add to your financial arsenal,” says Daran Thomson, Managing Director at Hallmark Consulting. “Especially in our fast-paced daily lives, financial podcasts allow you to grow your literacy and learn about new ways to improve your financial situation, whether that’s through smarter saving strategies or potentially lucrative investment avenues.”

These podcasts will undoubtedly inspire you to grow your wealth, so speak to the experts at Hallmark Consulting to get on the path to success. Contact us today or call 1300 135 295 to learn more about building a prosperous financial future for yourself.