The Top 5 All-Filipino Business Podcasts on Spotify
Suck at money? Congrats. You’re part of the 99 percent of people in their 20s floundering when it comes to finance. Adulting is hard, and money is harder—especially when it’s your own and not your parents. My Two Cents is here to break down everything you need to know about finance, business, and entrepreneurship. We’ll tackle all the basics, from how to get a business permit to how to invest in stocks, to educate the fledgling adults on how to not go broke.
Welcome to the idiot’s guide to money. Lesson #31: five business podcasts made by Filipinos that you should follow on Spotify.
Even we have to admit that not everyone has the time to read. That’s why podcasts are a saving grace for busy bees. There are number of business podcasts out on Spotify to satisfy the curious minds and ears of budding entrepreneurs and investors, including podcasts by homegrown talents.
The Philippine podcast industry is still in its infancy stage, but leading the way in the business genre are five local business podcasts that are among the most listened to in the Philippines.
Hosted by Ronster Baetiong, head of Podcast Network Asia, Hustleshare features new exciting interviewees every episode, from startup founders to business leaders. It’s a show made for the entrepreneur eager for the hustle and excited to hear the stories of people who’ve made it.
2| The Underpaid Podcast
Under the Podcast Network Asia umbrella, The Underpaid Podcast is as humorous as it sounds. Hosted by Stanley Chi, the show explores the life of the everyday worker and the challenges of surviving the corporate world full of terrible bosses and office politics.
3| The 80 Percent
Hosted by Fitz Villafuerte, a financial planner and advocate, the 80 percent focuses on personal finance, such as building your savings, adopting smart money habits, and rewiring your brain to have a financially literate mindset.
4| Investment Insights
Launched by the BPI Asset Management and Trust Corporation, Investment Insights gives you a frontrow seat to talks by BPI financial experts. The podcast is pretty much a starter pack to investing, guiding listeners through the complicated world of money.
Unlike the other podcasts, FirstMetroSec’s format is more formal and is made for the seasoned trader who needs a quick update on what’s happening on the market. Featuring experts from one of the top brokerage houses in the country, Metrobank group’s First Metro Securities podcast follows the stock market, the economy, trends in investing, and tips in trading.