12 Brilliant Money Podcasts Produced By Women (2019)

Personal Finance Podcasts

As I was recently updating Tiller’s list of top 30+ favorite money podcasts (out next week), I noticed an interesting trend: many of the most informative and entertaining recent podcasts about money and investing are produced by women.

So I decided to curate a new list of favorite financial podcasts from women, which you can browse below.

Now, only a few of these shows are strictly female-focused. In other words, both men and women will gain from these podcasts. But it’s worth considering why female money experts often have such sharp financial insight when it comes to managing money.

Perhaps it’s because women traditionally have been required to take a different (and usually less lucrative) financial path than men.

So for women, there’s typically less room for error in achieving major financial goals like early retirement, business ownership, and personal wealth.

Strategy, emotional support, discipline, common sense, and shared wisdom give women the leverage needed to both catch up and get ahead.

And we all benefit from the perspective and knowledge gained from tuning in.

Notes on the list below:

  • All shows have to be currently in production.
  • Unless otherwise noted, quoted reviews come from Stitcher.com. 
  • Please email edward@tillerhq.com with any additions to this list!

The Fairer Cents

Weekly, 45 Minutes

“A must listen podcast for anyone who is ready to change the status quo.” – Forbes

The Fairer Cents is a business and career podcast all about the different economic realities facing women, people of color and other marginalized groups.

Hosted by Tanja Hester, author of WORK OPTIONAL: The Non-Penny-Pinching Guide to Retiring Early, and creator of Our Next Life, and Kara Perez of Bravely, The Fairer Cents tackles sticky money and financial issues like the wage and wealth gap, the economics of motherhood, emotional labor, women’s ambition and more.

The show doesn’t shy away from hard conversations, but we do it all with laughter, and always with a focus on what action you can take in your own life.

Follow FairerCents on Twitter

Oh My Dollar! Podcast

Weekly, 15 minutes

“I love Lily’s energy. This is a great show where they cover the basics of managing your money. The host is relatable and I love that they talk to real people with real money questions.” – Apple Podcasts Review

In the “Oh My Dollar! Podcast,” Lillian Karabaic helps artists, small business owners, nonprofit worker bees, and millennials smash debt, save up for their goals, and budget like the badasses they are. She helps “people create new financial stories” with the charming tagline “practical, approachable financial advice with a dash of glitter.”

Notably, Lillian doesn’t sell banking products, hustle credit cards, or tell you that you need to get a “grown-up” job instead of making art or working in non-profits.

Follow @ohmydollar on Twitter

Fire Drill Podcast

Weekly, 30 Minutes

“Want to know a podcast that brings in guests that has awesome side hustles, early retirees, real estate investors and other inspiring people that bring it. Look no further than the FIRE drill podcast. They ask great questions and provide some entertainment value as well by asking the last question end every interview, “What is your wildest dream?” – Stitcher Review

Fire Drill podcast was started by Gwen from Fiery Millennials and J from Millennial Boss. They interview guests with epic side hustles, real estate investors, early retirees, online business owners, and other inspiring people rocking financial independence.

Travel hacking, Mr. Money Mustache, and all things Early Retirement are broken down into simple, actionable steps for the average person.

Follow @fire_podcast on Twitter

Jill on Money Podcast

Weekly, 35 Minutes

“I am 55 with retirement on the horizon. the show gives me a perspective of what I’ll need and how to prepare, and where I am in relation to others in my age group great show thanks, Jill.” – Stitcher Review

Host Jill Schlesinger, CFP, tackles sometimes uncomfortable and even controversial money and investing issues, without the financial jargon, to get to the heart of what’s important for anyone to know on the Better Off Podcast.

Jill takes listener phone calls and interviews informative and entertaining guests each week to uncover surprising insights and provide actionable information so you can make the most of your money.

Follow @jillonmoney on Twitter

So Money Podcast

Weekly, 35 minutes

As a personal finance geek, I already know, and have applied, the basics. I don’t need someone to tell me to live somewhere affordable and contribute to my 401k. I DO want to hear how other successful people think about and use their money – which is exactly what this show brings.”

“Looking for ways to save on gas or double your double coupons? Sorry. You’re in the wrong place.” That’s how the “So Money podcast begins.

Host Farnoosh Torabi is an award-winning financial strategist, TV host and bestselling author. Learn the financial philosophies, wins, failures and habits of today’s top business minds, authors and influencers. Plus, their secret guilty pleasures.

Follow @Farnoosh on Twitter

Couple Money Podcast

Weekly, 30 minutes

“Reading Elle’s posts have been a huge support in my relationship with money and more importantly a better financial relationship with my husband. Not everyone reads blogs like I do so it’s nice to have the podcast as an additional resource.” – Apple Podcasts Review

In the Get Couple Money podcast, Elle Martinez talks with financial experts, renowned journalists, and real life couples who have done extraordinary things with their money such as paying off six figures of debt, overcoming financial infidelity, starting a business together, and retiring early.

Each episode covers crucial money topics like lending money to family, dumping debt faster, and the keys to financial independence. This podcast is about helping the two of you to master your money together.

Follow @CoupleMoney on Twitter

Financial Grownup Podcast

Bi-Weekly, 10 – 15 Minutes

“We officially have no excuses left to say personal finances are boring and confusing — because Bobbi is making it EASY and engaging to understand on her podcast. Bobbi is an honest, straight-shooting host who mixes her own POV with expert opinions. Looking forward to upcoming episodes!” – Apple Podcasts Review

Being a grownup is hard, especially when it comes to money. Host Bobbi Rebell, a Certified Financial Planner and author of “How to be a Financial Grownup” asks her guests to share one money story that impacted their lives, and one lesson. Then she gives listeners her take and specific ways to use it in their life.

Money Girl Podcast

Weekly, 25 Minutes

“Quick and easy way to get more information about how to make your money life better.”

Money Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips Podcast is focused on actionable advice and tips that can be put into practice immediately following each show. Short and friendly business, personal finance, and investing tips to help you live a richer life.

Whether you’re just starting out or are already a savvy investor, Money Girl’s advice will point you in the right direction.

Follow @LauraAdams on Twitter

HerMoney with Jean Chatzky

Daily, 6 – 35 minutes

“Jean Chatzy’s podcast is wonderful! Her show is full of informative, positive information for women. Thanks for doing this!”

Jean Chatzky is a personal finance expert, award-winning journalist and best-selling author. Her very popular personal finance podcast runs about 35 minutes long, with shorter episodes devoted to listener questions and mail. This show has a welcome female focus.

Follow @JeanChatzky on Twitter

The Money Nerds

Weekly, Time

“Listening to your show has helped unlock a lot of money weirdness I’ve experienced personally in my own head. My mindset is improving just by hearing your great guests share their own experiences. This podcast is definitely apart of my financial inner work” – Apple Podcast review

The Money Nerd podcast shares weekly stories from people kicking butt with money on their way to financial independence, paying off debt, saving more money, or starting their dream business.

Whitney Hansen interviews everyday people with weird, unique, and amazing money stories. If you are looking for a modern voice and financial tips that actually work, this podcast is for you. If you are trying to better your financial life, you’re in the right place!

Follow @whitneyhansenco on Twitter

Weekly, 70 minutes

Clever Girl Finance

“A podcast for women on money by a woman who gets it! Love this podcast as I find it totally relatable to my current life!”

Voted one of the top personal finance websites for women, Clever Girl Finance, started by Bola Sokunbi, is a financial education platform aimed at providing women with financial guidance that will inspire them to pursue and achieve their dreams of financial independence.

The Clever Girl team is focused on leveraging our platform to help women become accountable, ditch debt, save money and build real wealth.

Follow @CleverGirlCGF on Twitter

Money Diaries

Weekly, 70 minutes

“So excited for this podcast! Please make this longer ??? I need more money diaries in my life!” – Apple Podcasts Review

In each Money Diaries episode, a diarist calls in with a money dilemma, question, or awkward situation, and our hosts help them figure it out all – without freaking out about their finances.

The sometimes controversial series always brings up more questions than answers: Why is she putting so much into retirement? Why can’t she afford a vacation? Why do commenters hate it when diarists let boyfriends pay for the check?

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