20 Best Finance Podcasts In New Zealand You Need To Check Out

Aug 16, 2021
By Staff writer

There are heaps of financial advice available on various platforms. If you're looking to add some engaging podcasts to your playlist, take a look at our list of the top 20 finance podcasts in NZ. 

Learning how to set money aside is a valuable life skill. It can be difficult nowadays, especially with the thrills of online shopping, but it's true what they say: "If it was easy, everyone would be rich."

Lucky for us, getting financial advice has become much more accessible. Just about every piece of information you need is online. The question now is, how much time do you want to dedicate in learning about managing your finances, and hearing it from the experts?

Aside from reading legitimate financial articles, listening to money advise is quite convenient. Tune in it while doing chores, running, or even in the shower.

It's a way to get expert advice without needing to enrol in a course. Check out our list of personal finance podcasts for students, young professionals, moms, and active investors below.

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Best Finance Podcasts in NZ

Finance podcast for students, young professionals, and working moms.

Today, an increasing number of young people who are starting to earn a living are eager to invest and save for the future. To give you an idea, here are podcasts that focus on helping out newbies, including college students and working moms, to earn more than they already do.

1. Girls That Invest 

An empowering podcast made for women, hosted by Sim and Sonya. They are passionate about discussing investing and personal finance, as they navigate millennial life. Expect a fun, jargon-free discussion on managing your finances, and guides on how to get started with investing.

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2. The OneUp Project

With a focus on financial literacy and self-development, 22-year-old Sarah Kelsey shares her personal experiences with investing, saving, and some insights on most talked about topics such as mental health, and more. 

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3. Money Girl

Get friendly finance and investment advice from award-winning author and personal finance expert Laura Adams. She’s been featured in multiple known media outlets such as Bloomberg, NPR, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Money, Time, Kiplinger’s, USA Today, US News, Forbes, Fortune, Consumer Reports, MSN, and many more.

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4. The Happy Saver 

This podcast is hosted by a happy mom who talks about savings, investing, and learning about personal finance. This is best for working moms who are juggling home and work, while also trying to save for their own needs - shopping, home renovation, and so on.

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5. Cooking The Books With Frances Cook 

Improve your daily spending habits with Frances Cook as she tackles money issues like debt repayment, insurance policies, and having fun with your money.

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6. It’s No Secret

Kiwi-Aussie pair Christine and Cat talk freely about money, adulting in NZ, and how you can build your dream life no matter the challenges.

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7. Your Money With Mary Holm

A podcast series on RNZ with Mary Holm that airs every two weeks and covers topics ranging from KiwiSaver to retirement and mortgages.

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Finance podcasts for both passive and active investors, traders, and people trying to expand their already thriving financial situation

With the diverse types of investors we see online, it's no surprise that more and more people are jumping on the bandwagon of buying shares, stocks, investment properties, and trading in foreign exchange. Tune in to some of these top recommendations hosted by renowned investors in New Zealand and Australia to expand your understanding of these topics.

1. NZ Everyday Investor With Darcy Ungaro

An award-winning podcast that explores how to create personal wealth and how Kiwis can manage what they already have.Recommended episodes/article:

2. Stock Market Movers 

As the name suggests, Stock Market Movers talks about everything that's been going on in the NZX, ASX and international markets with host Jeremy Medlin. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned trader, you'll do well tuning into his updates and insights on the global market.

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3. ASB Investment

A podcast that provides you with the most recent market updates and insights to help you make sound investment decisions. Given that ASB is one of the country's most trusted financial institutions, you're certain to gain valuable financial advice from industry experts.

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4. Two Cents’ Worth 

This podcast is produced by RNZ and Newsroom with hosts Bernard Hickey, Nikki Mandow, and Peter Griffin that focuses on business and economic stories and how they affect your wallet.

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5. Economy Watch 

Catch new episodes every day bringing you an overview of New Zealand’s economy and how it’s being affected by the highs and lows of the global market. This podcast is created by Interest NZ, the country's market-leading financial and economic news portal.

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6. Smart Money

Produced by Newstalk ZB, this podcast looks into the deep and dark consequences of undesired debt, navigates the highs and lows of investments, and assists listeners in making their money work best for them. 

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7. We Study Billionaires by The Investor's Podcast Network 

Founder and show hosts Preston Pysh and Stig Broderson ​dive into the habits of billionaires and discuss the books that have most inspired them. Tune in on what they've learned, and how they can be applied in investment strategies and the stock market.

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8. NZ Young Professionals 

This podcast hosted by Ed McKnight offers expert advise on finding the right career, investment opportunities, and determining what you really want to do (professionally). He focuses on empowering newcomers to the business world and teach them on how to develop their own network and muster the courage to start today.

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9. Listen, Money Matters

Podcast duo Andrew Fiebert and Matt Giovanisci share their personal take and understanding of finance, delivering practical ways with a relatable tone, regardless if you've lived in NZ or have recently migrated.

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10. Joshua Wang 

Not a podcast, but something you might want to look into if you recently started trading or investing in NZX. Joshua talks about different Kiwi investment services and his journey in investing in an NZX share portfolio through Sharesies.  

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11. Henk Hustle Investing

Another financial enthusiast on Youtube is Henk Hustle or Henk, who has years of experience working in the financial industry. He gives practical information on heaps of NZ personal finance topics, including the most affordable phones available. If you want to learn about practical savings and how to be wiser with your money, Henk is the man.

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12. NZ Wealth & Risk with Sonnie Bailey

Get an overall approach to wealth management that includes working around "luck" and coming up with sound decision-making, particularly with personal finances, with Sonnie Bailey for Wealth & Risk.

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13. The Michael Yardney Podcast

Michael Yardney, one of Australia's leading experts in the psychology of success and wealth creation, and the #1 best-selling author of eight books, shares wise property investing techniques, as well as the success and personal finance secrets of the rich.

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