Podcasts are a fantastic way to burn up a long commute, stay motivated through a work-out, entertain yourself while you walk the dog, gain insight while you’re cooking dinner—or whenever you have the time to listen and a desire to learn.
But, with more than half a million active podcasts with nearly 20 million episodes available online, finding podcasts that are active, useful, engaging and well-produced can be difficult. To save you the hassle—because who has time for that?—here are three great podcasts for single mothers who want to take control of their finances.
Like a Mother
Veteran money writer, single mom and blogger Emma Johnson takes her popular Wealthy Single Mommy blog and puts it into audio form on her Like A Mother podcast. A former Associated Press Financial Wire reporter and MSN Money columnist, Johnson’s blog and podcast explore issues pertinent to single moms, like investing, entrepreneurship, how to get dads to pay child support, getting out of debt, overcoming a spending addiction, affordable travel with kids, and topics related to business and career, sex, relationships and parenting.
Money Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for a Richer Life
Host Laura Adams provides short and friendly personal finance advice inspired by current events, social media, listener feedback and everyday interactions. Though her content isn’t exclusively geared to single moms, her female forward perspective and universally helpful advice is useful to women whether they’re raising kids alone, with a partner, or not at all. Each episode is under 15 minutes long, and jam-packed with actionable advice listeners can use right away.
Martinis and Your Money
This award-winning personal finance podcast presents advice on a variety of financial topics, with an emphasis on the issues that tend to really hit home for women. Host Shannon McLay is an entrepreneur, author and personal finance expert and she brings her lighthearted, fun approach to every episode.
Want some more help climbing out of your financial hole? Ronald J. Drescher has been assisting clients with their legal and financial troubles for more than three decades.