When the radio gets too random, and the television gets too distracting, many people begin to search for a more organized, user friendly medium to receive information. One of these mediums ladies and gentlemen is the podcast. Now, podcasts are by no means the newest technological advance, but it is becoming more and more popular amongst fellow millennials. Here are GenYize’s Top 5 Podcasts for Millennials:

How Stuff Works Presents: Stuff Mom Never Told You

Stuff Mom Never told you covers information from the obsession with Pinterest to whether PDA is ok. This podcast takes a humorous take on topics and discussions you generally skip over while at dinner with Mom and Dad and it is awesome.

Check it Out: http://www.stuffmomnevertoldyou.com/

Another Round with Heben and Tracy

Buzzfeed staffers Tracy Clayton and Heben Nigatu tackle subjects of racism, sexism, women in business and animal jokes all with drinks in tow. If you’re interested in learning about different perspectives that you may encounter in the work place, and how to manage those, this is the perfect podcast for you.

Check it Out: http://www.buzzfeed.com/anotherround

 The Eventual Millionaire

The title of this podcast sort of speaks for itself. Everyone at some point in time views themselves as an ‘eventual millionaire’. This show takes stories of entrepreneurs who have become millionaires and gives real talk and real advice. You can avoid those big conference registration fees, and get advice from the pros in the middle of your morning commute, for free.

Check it Out: http://eventualmillionaire.com/

 The $100 MBA

This business podcast is perfect for the millennial on the go. Episodes don’t last more than 10 minutes, and covers topics from how to set your refund policy to how to identify your strengths and use them. Omar Zenhom has created this a daily master class that will actually make you better at business and better in life.

Check it Out: http://100mba.net/show/

 Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me

This podcast presented by NPR, is a fun informative way to stay abreast about the weeks current events. The show itself is in the format of a quiz, so it’s the listener’s job to determine what actually happened during the week vs. what the folks at NPR made up. It’s a grown up pop quiz that will help work out your brain and provide a good laugh.

Check it Out: http://www.npr.org/programs/wait-wait-dont-tell-me/

Whether you’re on your way to work, or on your way to bed, podcasts are a fantastic tool to use to stretch your knowledge and your wealth. What are you favorite podcasts? Tweet, Facebook, or Instagram them to @GenYize. Happy listening!

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AuthorNycea Patterson