The events of 2020 have got me thinking about how best to financially prepare for the year ahead. Whether you’re on a student budget, you’re thinking about investing or you’ve *finally* decided to pay off debts, I have gathered a short and sweet list of 5 inclusive money podcasts to motivate and help you pave the way for 2021.
Want to prepare for rainy days while still having fun? There’s a podcast for that. Want an honest relationship with money to improve your financial self-care? There’s a podcast for that. Want to step on the property ladder while freelancing, or to know how to retire early? Listen – there’s a podcast for that too.
2021 is fast approaching and it’s time to make the next two months count (no pun intended).
The Making Cents Podcast
For us, by us is the ethos behind bi-monthly podcast series Making Cents. Follow Sam, Jerome, Kalisha and Francis in a money chat that is actually fun to listen to. Have you heard of Black Pound Day? Do you know how to deal with salary expectations? Give this podcast a go, as these guys don’t leave anything out. Also, make sure to follow @makingcentspct on Instagram for hilarious money-related memes and thought-provoking content. You are guaranteed to laugh… then put your phone away and start planning your first money move for 2021.
Listen to the Making Cents on Apple Podcast
In Her Financial Shoes – Catherine Morgan
In Her Financial Shoes is the brainchild of financial coach Catherine Morgan. With her weekly podcast, the multi-award winning money planner and advisor wants to teach women to be financially resilient while busting common myths around money and avoiding boring jargon. For anyone serious about their 2021 money goals, join Morgan’s community Money Expert For Women to read the most relatable stories and learn everything about passion, purpose and payrolls.
Listen In Her Financial Shoes on Apple Podcast
Women In Business – NatWest Bank
In this six-episode series, June Sarpong follows the highs and lows of business owners, while chatting with a few of the most prominent female leaders and mentors in the UK. Listen to the Caroline Rush, CEO of the British Fashion Council, offering advice on how to build a brand. Or keep an ear out for Harper’s Bazaar’s acting editor, Lydia Slater, in conversation with emerging entrepreneurs. Need that extra confidence boost and top tips to start a career? Natwest’s Women in Business is the perfect money podcast if you’re in search of networking tips and engaging entrepreneurship stories.
Listen to Women in Business on NatWest Business Hub
Black Girl Finance – Selina Flavius
Selina Flavius is clear, ‘Black Girl Finance aims at building a community of unapologetic, ambitious, like-minded black women’. The host and entrepreneur has built a safe space for you to learn the most valuable money tips and here’s the best part – Selina is holding three virtual mini-workshops in October, November and December, in order to help everyone financially plan for 2021. Book your tickets here. In the meantime, get comfortable with Black Girl Finance’s content. Simply *chef’s kiss*.
Listen to Black Girl Finance on Spotify
Pennies To Pounds – Kia Commodore
Get ready for 2021: Kia Commodore is about to make your life easier. Listen to the empowering financial coach and public speaker as she focuses on busting student loan myths, sits down with model Leomie Anderson to discuss career moves or explains the impact of Covid-19 on student’s lives and young adults’ finances. Basically, if you’re simply trying to make sense of the world right now, remember that you’re not alone and this podcast might just be what you need.
Listen to Pennies to Pound on Spotify
We understand how odd it sounds to plan ahead while processing news and emotions in the current sea of uncertainty. Yet this doesn’t mean we can’t try to get ready for 2021 as best as we can, right?
Words by Llivane Lawson