5 Podcasts for Serious Investors of all Types
5 Podcasts for Serious Investors of all Types

One of the most valuable assets for investors is data. Whether someone is investing small dollars via fractional markets or going all-in as a whale, they can't always rely on their gut to make smart choices. And randomly buying and selling in any market is just a form of gambling. While all investments have risks, being well-informed and basing decisions on facts, market trends and expert analysis helps investors hedge their bets.

Not everyone has time to keep up with financial news through traditional channels or read reports issued by every public company. Podcasts provide a great option for getting the most important investment information for the day or week without spending hours pouring over reports and newspapers.

Here are five podcasts for investors that provide analysis, information, and tips. Investors can listen to them during daily commutes, while working out at the gym, or attending to everyday work or household tasks—ensuring an educated investing experience without getting in the way of daily life.

Motley Fool Money

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Hosted by Chris Hill at the Motley Fool website, this podcast is for beginner and intermediate investors who want regular news and analysis about stocks and other business financial matters. This podcast turns dry financial news into a more accessible and entertaining topic for investors outside of the niche. The podcast publishes twice weekly.

Bigger Pockets Real Estate Podcast

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David Greene and Brandon Turner host this podcast, which is dedicated to investing topics related to real estate.

Planet Money

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This NPR classic has been around for more than a decade. It covers a wide range of topics related to finances and the economy in an accessible manner.

Pivot

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This commentary podcast from Scott Galloway and Kara Swisher publishes on Fridays. Humor, wit and hard-hitting punches that are never pulled provide the entertainment as the hosts bring commentary on a wide range of topics of interest to investors.

Focused Compounding

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This podcast is hosted Monday through Friday by Andrew Kuhn and Geoff Gannon. Gannon acts as a sort of financial mentor for Kuhn, who is the stand-in for the audience. Kuhn asks questions about investing and related matters, and Gannon provides educational answers. Listening to the podcast is like having an investing mentor by proxy.