Paychecks and Balances helps working professionals make money, save money, and get out of debt. 2019 was a very good year, including nominations for Podcast of the Year. Thanks again to our awesome guests for their subject matter expertise and contributions. In case you missed it, you can check out 2018’s list here. Here are our best money podcasts and more from 2019.
10 Best Money Podcasts
10. Taking a Financial Loss aka “And Sons” – Sometimes you secure the bag. Sometimes you fumble it. On this episode, we talk about how to pick it back up and tumble it. Marcus also shares a theatrical financial story involving the Tow Truck & the Restless.
9. The “Broke Millennial” Takes on Investing ft. Erin Lowry – the author of Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together and Personal Finance Expert helps millennials navigate their big money questions and teaches them how to control their finances like a boss. Her first book was named as one of the best money books of 2017 by MarketWatch. She has appeared on CBS Sunday Morning, CNBC and Fox & Friends, written for companies like Fast Company, Cosmopolitan Magazine, and Refinery29, and regularly speaks at universities and conferences around the country.
8. Find Career Happiness with a Career Change that Fits You ft. Scott Anthony Barlow – Are you dissatisfied with your career? Not sure how to pivot? Scott Anthony Barlow, the founder and CEO of Happen to Your Career, can help! Happen to Your Career is a company that specializes in career courses, coaching programs, and a podcast that covers Scott’s genius tools, resources, and roadmaps to begin — and complete — that journey for a more rewarding life (Yes, You’re Making it Harder on Yourself: The Career Change Advice You Need to hear). Scott and his wife were also in $138,000 in debt and managed to pay it off in 3.5 years.
7. Keeping up with the Jones ft. Phylecia Jones – Phylecia Jones is a Budgetolgoist, speaker, and money nerd who is on a mission to change lives one budget at a time. She is a former Computer Scientist and Systems Engineer with the US Navy who retired at the age of 36 to start talking about math, numbers, and money at KeepUpWithMrsJones.com.
6. Escape from Fyre Festival Island ft. Kelly Hultgren – Kelly is the producer of the “Her Money Podcast” with Jean Chatzky and a new friend of the P&B family. Marcus originally met Kelly in New York City at the JP Morgan Chase National Savings Month Panel where he got to hear a brief retelling of her story and we just knew we had to bring it back to the people. Kelly has a firsthand account of the Fyre Festival catastrophe since she was right there on the island when it happened! In this episode, you’ll hear her story about what it was like to attend the festival while being lied to about almost every aspect of the experience, and the day of public reckoning: when it all blew up on social media.
5. Maximizing Productivity for Time & Money ft. Amber De La Garza – Known as The Productivity Specialist, Amber helps entrepreneurs execute solutions to maximize profits, reduce stress, & make time for what matters most. Amber has been a contributing author to The Huffington Post and has been featured on dozens of Podcasts. In this episode, Amber breaks down some productivity myths and provides some tools and insight on how to regain control over your time.
4. Master Your Personal Finances in 15 Minutes or Less ft. Popcorn Finance – His podcast offers an array of different series, such as Popping with F.I.R.E, Back to School Series, Investing 101, Side Hustle Series, and Tiny Living Series, which focus on different ways you can gain financial independence and money wellness. He has been featured on CNBC, Nerdwallet, Pennyhoader, Investopedia, and Vice. You’ll hear how Chris took an idea for a podcast and turned it into one of the top-rated financial podcasts available, his personal struggle with self-doubt when starting his own business, his love for Tiny Houses, and he got rid of $27,000 debt in just a few years.
3. I’d Rather Just Make More Money – Just a week into 2019, and we were already shifting our energy to focus on new personal, career and podcast goals! In this episode Rich and Marcus recap 2018 and share some big things they’ll work on throughout 2019 (mission accomplished!).
2. Bad With Money ft. Gaby Dunn – Gaby is the author of Bad with Money: The Imperfect Art of Getting Your Financial Sh*t Together, and a bestselling author, journalist, television writer, actress, and LGBTQ activist living in Los Angeles. Her podcast of the same name, “Bad With Money,” was named one of the top 10 podcasts of 2016 by The New York Times. Marcus originally met Gaby in New York City at the JPMorgan Chase National Savings Month: Making Money Moves Panel. She joined us here, and we joined her podcast: Bad With Money. Teamwork makes the dream work!
1. Get Financially Organized with Steven M. Hughes – hear Steven’s story on how he climbed his way out of debt and eventually founded his financial education company, Know Money. Steven started Know Money to help millennial’s avoid the same money mistakes he made and to help adults talk, think, and interact with money differently. He’s a nationally Certified Financial Education Instructor and manages all of the programs for the Know Money team.
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