In the past two years, two things have profoundly impacted my learning: audiobooks and podcasts.
I listen to roughly 100 podcasts per month, and usually at a 1.5x speed.
I have listened to some podcasts for quite a while, but some have been removed from my queue.
In this blog post, I lay out the best podcasts for beginner listeners in 2021!
What is a podcast?
You could call a podcast a new radio show.
From the start, I thought that podcasts only included shows where people would talk without a script.
Since I love learning, my mind was blown by so many great podcasts to listen to if I wanted to learn new topics.
A podcast can be in different formats such as:
Some podcasts come out once a week, and some come out daily.
What podcast application should you use?
There are a lot of different podcast applications to use. I have tried most of them, and I prefer Pocket Casts.
Some other alternatives are:
The best investing podcasts in 2021
In the list below, I have included my favorite investing podcasts for beginners. However, these podcasts are not just for beginners but should also interest more advanced listeners.
Here is the full list of all my favorite podcasts. If you want to read more about the podcasts, scroll down below.
- Industry Focus
- Market Foolery
- Marketplace: All-in-one
- Motley Fool Money
- NPR: Business story of the day
- NPR: Planet Money
The best investing podcasts for investing beginners in 2021
The industry focus podcast from The Motley Fool delivers episodes covering a specific industry.
This is a great podcast from the Motley Fool where they dig into stock news.
Marketplace has several great podcasts, but I prefer to listen to the Marketplace All-in-One podcast, containing all podcasts.
Motley Fool Money Podcast
Motley Fool Money airs every week and is similar to Market Foolery.
NPR: Planet Money
The Planet Money podcast from NPR covers an exciting topic within economics in each episode. A lot of compelling pieces here!
NPR: Business story of the day
Listening to podcasts is an excellent way of learning new topics.
I think it’s a good idea to listen to different types of investment podcasts. Some podcasts cover the latest news, and some include more evergreen topics.
What podcasts do you listen to? Please leave a comment below!