The pandemic has forced me to look at my finances and learn how to properly save for the future. What I’m realizing is as a person of color, I am much far off on the knowledge scale than my white counterparts. I’ve taken the liberty to educate myself on financial terms and discussions to help break down income inequality, wealth gaps, and ethnicity factors.
I’m finding that a great way to learn about money is to listen to others. Ahead, we round up some great financial podcasts that are easily digestible no matter where you are on your journey.
Basic financial understanding
Hosted by Farnoosh Torabi, So Money does a great job at showing what role money plays in the world. Episodes like “Raising Strong and Financially Secure Black Kids” are filed with real-life topics that are relatable and necessary AF.
NPR’s Planet Money has over 350 episodes and is great for beginners.
For those of us that are serious, serious
Personal finance author Patrice Washington shows you how money affects your personal wellbeing and encourages listeners to use it as a tool instead of a definition. According to Washington, we should “chase purpose, not money.”
This podcast discuses the wealth gap that women of color, specifically Black and brown woman face.
For the show-offs
We Study Billionaires (From The Investor’s Podcast Network)
Experts like Warren Buffett are interviewed on things like stocks, bonds and income to improve your situation.