In June 2022, Reuters Institute Digital published a News Report saying that Irish people are more likely to listen to a podcast than anyone else. Podcasts are usually free, are a great way to relax, and the topics covered are endless!
Tuning into finance-based podcasts can be a great way to learn some tips on saving, debt repayment and investing. This knowledge comes in especially helpful alongside your personal MetisLife Plan, which provides you and your family with a long term financial roadmap to ensure you are in the best possible position to achieve your dreams goals and aspirations.
But with so many podcasts available it can be difficult to know where to start. So, in this article we’ve rounded up six of the most informative and entertaining podcasts to set you up for the rest of 2023.
Irish Times – Inside Business
Tune in for: Each Wednesday this podcast examines the latest news in business and economics from an Irish perspective hosted by Irish Times Business Editor Ciarán Hancock.
Haven’t got the time to read the paper or watch the news? Listen to this podcast while out and about to keep up with the what’s going on in the world. Hancock invites experts and special guests into his Dublin studio to discuss relevant business topics. This is one section from the large volume of podcasts created by the Irish Times – others include ‘Inside Politics’ and ‘In the News’.
Money Talks from The Economist
Tune in for: Weekly podcasts on global issues affecting markets and currencies.
Each Wednesday, editors and correspondents from The Economist provide their view on the markets, the economy and the world of business. Helpful for keeping up with the latest changes and insights.
The Meaningful Money Personal Finance Podcast
Tune in for: Your personal finances in simple, everyday language.
Pete Matthew discusses and explains all aspects of your personal finances, investing, insurance, pensions and getting financial advice. Shows are in broken into two segments: Firstly, everything you need to know, and secondly, everything you need to do. This one is UK-based, so whilst some of the technicalities may vary from the Irish system, the general principles are still very useful.
Suze Orman’s Women & Money (And Everyone Smart Enough to Listen)
Tune in for: Money management tips for those who wish to improve their finances.
This podcast from Suze Orman is for all who are curious about all thing’s money related. Suze Orman draws from her own experiences of managing money and debt as a young woman and strives to help women feel in control of their finances. Episodes differ from answering listeners questions to inspiring stories from those who have used her advice to turn around their financial situation.
As with Meaningful Money, this one is UK-based, so make sure to check up on the Irish equivalents of any laws or rules before taking any action.
TRAP: The Real Advisor Podcast
Tune in for: Four independent advisers with independent views on pretty much anything but mainly personal finance.
Our Managing Director Carl Widger, along with Andy Hart, Alan Smith and Nick Lincoln, launched their podcast TRAP in October 2022. Each episode focuses on a different topic in financial advice, from discussing the ideal client to whether or not you should grow your practice. While it is focused from an advisor’s viewpoint, there is something everyone can take from this podcast.
For when you just need a break from the world of financial planning:
The Football Pod
Tune in for: Paddy Andrews alongside Tommy Rooney and James O’Donoghue discuss the latest in Gaelic Football.
We couldn’t do a podcast blog without mentioning our very own Paddy Andrews! Each Tuesday the hosts review the most recent results and upcoming fixtures along with entertaining interviews with the most prominent names in GAA.
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The podcasts mentioned above are personal recommendations. Please be aware that they do not constitute formal advice and you should always seek the guidance of a qualified professional before making any decisions. Metis Ireland do not officially endorse or even necessarily always agree with the viewpoints expressed in these podcasts – those belong to the hosts only!
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