Five podcasts to change the way you think about wealth
Sick of true crime podcasts but need something to listen to on your morning commute or evening run?
These five podcasts will challenge your thinking about wealth, spending, business and retirement.
1. This Abundant Life
The Joyful Frugalista, Serina Bird, has teamed with strategic policy consultant Kirsti McQueen to share tips for living a fulfilling and prosperous life. In conversation with a series of guests, the hosts delve into early retirement, sustainable living, spending, saving and investing. Launched in August 2019, these half-hour episodes make easy listening despite some complex topics.
2. We Study Billionaires
Hosts Preston Pysh and Stig Brodersen profile billionaires ranging from Michael Bloomberg to Warren Buffett and share their victories (and failures) so listeners can adopt their lessons for success on the stockmarket. Produced by The Investor's Podcast Network, We Study Billionaires has a five-star rating on Apple Podcasts.
3. The Property Couch
Real estate experts Bryce Holdaway and Ben Kingsley present a weekly conversation on investing in the Australian property market, ranging from how to structure a loan to strategies for buying at auction. Bryce and Ben are joined by guests such as Margaret Lomas, Paul Clitheroe, Pete Wargent and Nerida Conisbee.
4. Retirement Starts Today
Hosted by financial adviser Benjamin Brandt, this podcast may be American-focused but some episodes are also invaluable to Australians. Do you have plans in place for end-of-life care? How can you avoid scams targeting the elderly? Have you thought about the importance of friends in retirement? There are more than 100 half-hour episodes to choose from.
5. The Money Cafe with Kirby and Kohler
James Kirby and Alan Kohler host this weekly finance podcast on the latest news in business and finance and what it will mean for investors. Recently they've tackled how low rates will go, the kind of investing world we live in, and the hard-to-believe housing rebound. The Money Cafe is produced by The Australian and has a five-star rating on Apple Podcasts.