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10 Podcasts to Inspire, Educate, and Motivate Advisors in 2024

You’ve probably enjoyed listening to podcasts before, but did you know that the genre of advisor-focused podcasts is ever-growing? Some of the biggest names in finance are now sharing their personal stories, challenges, growth trajectories, and actionable tips – and it’s all available for you to listen to and enjoy right from your device. 

But how do you know which shows are worth your time? As of February 2024, there are over three million podcasts to choose from! With so many options available today, we thought it’d be helpful to share the shows we think advisors at any stage of business should know about.

In no particular order, here are the top 10 advisor podcasts to help you feel inspired, empowered, and excited to grow.


10 Podcasts to Inspire, Educate, and Motivate Advisors in 2024


1. Disruption Blueprint Podcast by RFG Advisory

Geared specifically toward independent financial advisors, the “Disruption Blueprint Podcast” delivers, just as it sounds, the blueprint for building a disruptive and innovative advisory practice. Hosted by RFG Chairman and CEO Bobby White, President Shannon Spotswood, and CIO Rick Wedell, each episode features guest advisors and leaders who have demonstrated their commitment to being industry disruptors. Guest hosts share the hard lessons they’ve learned along the way and actionable tips for conquering industry challenges.


2. Money Chronicles by Three Crowns Marketing

If you are inspired by hearing the personal journeys of others in the world of finance, “Money Chronicles” is the perfect podcast for you. Every episode features a guest who opens up about their childhood, philosophies on money while growing up, and how their personal history impacted their career choices today. Enjoy this deep dive into the making of some of your favorite people in wealth management with hosts Torie Happe of Holistiplan and Johnny Sandquist of Three Crowns Marketing.


3. Standard Deviations by Dr. Daniel Crosby

The intersection of psychology and money is a fascinating place to be, and it’s no wonder Dr. Daniel Crosby’s “Standard Deviation” is an ultra-popular choice for financial professionals. As a New York Times bestselling author, you may be familiar with Dr. Crosby’s work including Personal Benchmark: Integrating Behavioral Finance and Investment Management and The Behavioral Investor. In this podcast, Dr. Crosby explores “money, mind and meaning, all through a psychological lens.” A special guest joins him each episode to provide three actionable takeaways based on the lessons discussed in the episode, so listeners can walk away putting their learnings into action.


4. Financial Advisor Success Podcast by Michael Kitces

With nearly 400 podcast episodes under his belt and an incredibly popular blog (Nerd’s Eye View) enjoyed by thousands of advisors, Michael Kitces is no stranger to creating high-quality, consumable content that educates and inspires readers (or listeners). If you haven’t had a chance to experience Kitces’ unique and highly insightful take on the financial services industry, the “Financial Advisor Success Podcast” should certainly be on your list. Within these episodes, Kitces hosts some of the most successful advisors and consultants in the industry and asks them to share their success stories and insights with listeners.


5. goRIA by Chuck Failla (InvestmentNews)

Chuck Failla of InvestmentNews brings a smart, reliable perspective to his “goRIA” podcast, as he encourages and helps advisors who are considering moving to the RIA space. This podcast is just one piece of the larger goRIA content channel, which includes webcasts, livestream discussions with industry experts, research findings, workshops, and more. The goRIA podcast is a great channel  to accesss unbiased research and reporting as newly independent advisors navigate the RIA space (including available platforms, technology, and tools geared toward breakaway advisors).


6. Top Advisor Marketing Podcast by Proudmouth

Created by one of the industry’s most established podcast producers and influence accelerators, Proudmouth’s “Top Advisor Marketing Podcast” explores all things marketing. From best practices to new marketing ideas and innovations, host Matt Halloran invites guests every episode to share their biggest marketing tips and success stories. With more than 450 episodes available, the team at Proudmouth continues to produce can’t-miss podcast episodes for advisors looking to grow organically (without spending more time and effort on sales).


7. RIA+ by Mark Bruno (Emigrant Partners)

Hosted by prominent industry speaker and Emigrant Partners’ Managing Director Mark Bruno, “RIA+” is a podcast dedicated to the growth-oriented challenges of leaders at large: enterprise RIA firms. In each episode, Bruno and his guests share insights on how some of the industry’s most successful firms are scaling effectively and achieving their growth goals while maintaining a positive company culture.


8. Behavior Gap Radio by Carl Richards

Another psychology-based podcast, “Behavior Gap Radio” was created by Carl Richards, who you may know from his Sketch Guy columns in the New York Times. Carl’s sketches are known across the industry for their ability to translate complex financial terms or concepts into easy-to-understand illustrations. On his podcast, Richards sets out to close “the gap between what is important and how we use our time, money, energy, and attention.”


9. Invest Like the Best with Patrick O’Shaughnessy (Colossus)

In “Invest Like the Best,” host Patrick O’Shaughnessy invites prominent investors and business leaders to join him in casual conversation. Together, O’Shaughnessy and his guests talk about investing methods, share personal stories, and offer boardroom and stock market insights. If you’re interested in business strategy or entrepreneurship, give the Invest Like the Best podcast a listen.


10. The Compound and Friends by Joshua Brown (Ritholtz Wealth Management)

The Compound and Friends” podcast is “your new favorite business and investing podcast.” Hosted by Downtown Josh Brown, Michael Batnick, and friends, the team from Ritholtz Wealth Management focuses on the latest stories and trends of the week. If you’re looking to stay up-to-date on what’s going on right now in the industry, give it a listen – new episodes drop every Friday.


Looking to Accelerate Your Growth Goals?

Within these podcasts, you’ll find a treasure trove of actionable advice, inspiring stories, and educational insights meant to help you grow and operate a highly successful advisory firm. As you continue on your journey to scaling effectively and delivering an optimal client experience, we recommend checking out how incorporating the right tech tools, like Nitrogen, can help you achieve your growth goals.

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