Date posted: 3/02/2020

Get ready for 2020 with these seriously good podcasts

Ready to learn new things and achieve your goals in 2020? Here are five podcasts that will help you stay motivated and inspire you to kick-start the new decade the right way!

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Podcasts have become one of the most popular forms of content, captivating audiences around the world. While they have been around for about a decade now, there has been an impressive 70% growth in listenership over the last 4 years, with over 1.6 million Australians now downloading audio or video podcasts each month.1

Not only are they a source of entertainment to tune into on your daily commute or to listen to in your spare time, podcasts can provide an opportunity to learn new things and absorb wisdom from business leaders and experts.

We've selected five podcasts to help you kick-start 2020 feeling motivated and ready to achieve your goals:

She's On The Money

She's On The Money is a no-judgement zone podcast that is made for millennials looking to gain financial freedom.2 Host Annabelle Lee and millennial money expert Victoria Devine share their tips for saving, spending and investing money.

Borne out of her passion for growing a thriving community of women who want to be more financially literate, Victoria is dedicated to empowering millennials to understand their finances and change the way they approach financial matters.3

Previous episodes include topics such as the psychology of saving, a rookie's guide to investing, and fast loans are not your friend.

my millennial money

When was the last time you checked your account fees? Should you buy an electric vehicle? How can you create the life you want? One way to answer these kinds of questions is to understand the basics of your financial situation.

Hosted by millennial money expert Glen James, and property investing expert John Pidgeon, this podcast discusses millennial money matters through a comedy lens.4

In weekly episodes, Glen and John chat to finance experts and other special guests - including the co-founder of Finder - about topics such as home loans, salary packages and how to win with money.

my millennial money is half comedy and banter, and half expert advice on how to manage your finances and set yourself up for life.5

The Business Experiment

Shevonne Joyce and Jemimah Ashleigh, co-founders of The Business Experiment podcast, decided on a whim to start a business podcast to share with the world their raw and unfiltered insights into the life of entrepreneurs - 'the good, the bad, the ugly'.6

Drawing on their personal experiences as two Aussie 'solo-entrepreneurs,' Shevonne and Jemimah decided to 'spill their guts' on the journey of entrepreneurship into a podcast that now reaches audiences in over 30 different countries.7

The podcast highlights the challenges that come with starting and running a business and was created to connect existing and aspiring entrepreneurs to let them know they are not alone on their journey.7

Previous episodes include let's talk about money baby, how to be an overnight success, and how to business through life bleeps.

Triple M - The Motley Fool Money

Are you seeking answers to your questions about money, mortgages, property or shares? The Motley Fool Money strives to be the podcast that has the answers. It provides listeners with a relaxed look at the latest finance and investing news from Australia and around the world.

Investing experts, Scott Phillips and Anirban Mahanti, examine the current trends and goings on in the investing world, and provide their tips for younger generations on making the right financial decisions.8

Wonder Podcast: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs to Change the World

Do you have hopes of starting your own business, and want to hear more from those who've done it themselves? Wonder might be the ideal podcast for you.

Hosted by entrepreneur and inventor Kalika Yap, Wonder is all about sharing real life stories from female entrepreneurs from a wide range of backgrounds including neurological scientists, fitness and the FBI about the challenges they've faced and the lessons they've learned along the journey.9

Standout past guests include the likes of Toni Ko, founder of NYX Cosmetics and Devin Alexander, celebrity chef and nutrition expert on The Biggest Loser. If you are wondering what it takes to start a business, tune into this podcast to hear the unique journeys of successful entrepreneurs, and transform the way you might think about women in business.

Sources:
1. http://www.roymorgan.com/findings/8056-podcast-listeners-australia-march-2019-201907190703
2. https://player.fm/series/shes-on-the-money
3. https://www.livewithelle.com/advice-1/shes-on-the-money-victoria-devine
4. https://www.sortyourmoneyout.com/mymillennialmoney
5. https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/my-millennial-money/id1384819415
6. https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/the-business-experiment-podcast/id1134351825
7. https://femeconomy.com/female-leaders-shevonne-joyce-jemimah-ashleigh-the-business-experiment-podcast/
8. https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/triple-m-motley-fool-money/id1118867383
9. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/wonder-podcast-empowering-women-entrepreneurs-to-change/id1273127245