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Are you a wealth management professional hoping to grow your firm in 2018? Do you want to ensure you stay informed on the latest topics relevant to your clients so you can offer sound financial planning advice? One of the best ways to maximize your wealth management knowledge while optimizing your research time is to listen to podcasts specifically for those in the financial planning sector. Check out the following top 10 podcasts for financial advisors to see which ones will make your 2018 must-listen-to list.

Financial Advisor Success

Touting the largest listenership and most reviews of any podcast dedicated to financial advisors, Financial Advisor Success, by industry blogger Michael Kitces, should be at the top of your list when it comes to industry-specific podcasts. Kitces brings you real success stories and insights from the most successful financial advisors, and leading industry consultants, about how to take your advisory business to the next level.  

Odd Lots

This podcast features discussions on everything from financial markets to hot stories happening in the economic sector. Available via Bloomberg, this podcast is a terrific choice if you're not sure what you feel like listening to and enjoy the element of surprise with your podcast listening

MAF (Marketing and Finance)

The Marketing and Finance (MAF) podcast is an excellent find for wealth management professionals who want to improve their marketing skills. Learn how to grow your financial services firm while listening to expert advice from journalists, influence marketers, and financial investment professionals.

Morgan Stanley Ideas

The Morgan Stanley Ideas podcast is a top choice for financial advisors who like listening to important issues facing their clients. Topics range from insurance for autonomous vehicles to reducing risk while increasing profits. Episode uploads are sporadic, so don't get used to this podcast as part of your regular listening routine.

Take 15

Offered by CFA Institute, the Take 15 podcast is a top listen for those in the financial services sector. These short podcast episodes are a terrific option for busy wealth management professionals who want to stay up-to-date on the latest industry news but don't have time to sit through an hour-long podcast episode. Topics range from equity research and municipal bonds to company culture and emerging investment opportunities.

T. Rowe Price Conversations

This fabulous financial podcast features conversations on topics ranging from bull financial markets to global economic trends. Listen to interviews on international investing, bond investing, and volatile stock markets.

Financial Times Banking Weekly

This podcast will keep you up-to-date on changes in the global banking industry. You can participate in this podcast by emailing your comments and queries directly to the FT Banking Weekly team. What a good way to get your financial services firm mentioned, right?

Financial Times Hard Currency

Also from Financial Times, the Hard Currency podcast is an excellent option for those wanting to keep abreast of the latest changes in the currency sector. From global unrest influencing currency markets to political implications for currency traders, you'll discover a little bit of everything with this podcast.

Money Box

Although targeted at consumers, the BBC's Money Box podcast is a terrific option for financial advisors who want to stay in the loop regarding topics that interest their clients. Listen to episodes on issues ranging from pension schemes to financial services fraud.

Where the Insurance Pros Meet

If your wealth management firm also sells insurance, dig into the helpful information on the Where the Insurance Pros Meet podcast. Discover conversations on building a profitable insurance agency, recruiting top agents for your firm, retirement income solutions, and meeting sales goals.

These top podcasts for financial advisors are just a small sampling of the options available to savvy wealth management professionals. Once you dig into the cornucopia of podcasts at your disposal, you'll be impressed with the free financial knowledge just waiting for you to discover them. Will you be doubling-down on podcasts to improve your wealth management knowledge this year?

Also Check out: Top Ten Podcasts That Will Advance Your Financial Advisory Business

Disclaimer

The above article is meant for information purposes only and is not intended in any way to provide legal or other advice for any specific situation.  Readers always should consult their own tax, accounting and legal advisors before taking any action related to the above article or subject matter.

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