Finance Podcast

3 Finance Podcast Success Stories [2024]

Updated: July 4th, 2024

Finance podcasts are growing in popularity as people seek to improve their financial literacy. Launching a finance podcast means creating audio content that dives into personal finance, investing, market trends, and economic news.

Your role involves researching finance topics, booking knowledgeable guests, scripting engaging episodes, and mastering the art of audio editing. This venture doesn't require significant upfront capital, just time, dedication, and a few pieces of equipment like a quality microphone and editing software.

A finance podcast can be both informative and profitable. With the right approach, you can attract sponsorships, monetize through ads, or even create premium content for subscribers. It's a demanding but rewarding endeavor, perfect for those passionate about finance and eager to share their knowledge with a curious audience. If you're prepared to commit to consistency and continuous learning, this could be a fulfilling and financially viable business idea.

In this list, you'll find real-world finance podcast success stories and very profitable examples of starting a finance podcast that makes money.

1. Journey To Launch ($252K/year)

How much money it makes: $252K/year

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Here’s Why This Mother Of Three Gave Up Her Goal To Retire By 40 To Become An Entrepreneur Instead

Jamila Souffrant's Journey to Launch podcast amassed over 2 million downloads in a year, made it to the Forbes feature, and has helped many listeners come out of debt, stop living paycheck to paycheck and build-savings.

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2. Millennial Money Man ($1.8M/year)

After paying off his own debt and becoming passionate about personal finance, Bobby Hoyt started his blog, Millennial Money Man, to teach millennials how to make more money, save more money, and pay off debt.

After realizing the success of his own Facebook ads for local businesses, Hoyt partnered with Mike Yanda to create the Facebook Side Hustle Course, which teaches others how to run ads for local businesses.

The course had a six-figure launch, leading Hoyt and Yanda to start Laptop Empires, where they help people start and grow online businesses.

How much money it makes: $1.8M/year
How much did it cost to start: $5K
How many people on the team: 4

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How I Started A $88K/Month Personal Financial Improvement Website

Millennial Money Man founder Bobby Hoyt and partner Mike Yanda created Laptop Empires, which boasts a seven-figure revenue through their flagship Facebook Side Hustle Course, helping retirees and millennials launch and grow their local Facebook ad agencies.

Read by 10,320 founders

3. Afford Anything ($126K/year)

How much money it makes: $126K/year
How many people on the team: 14

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This Woman Makes Money Off Real Estate While Traveling the World

How Paula left behind a high-powered, high-stress job to become a self-employed writer, built a six-figure income, then invested in real estate, allowing her to travel the world while her properties earn her money.

Read by 961 founders