Boosting your current financial literacy could be similar to eating the veggies that are good for your health but one might not enjoy it. The good news here is the fact that there are tons of TV shows, movies, documentary series, and short films available for financial enthusiasts over well-known video-streaming services such as HBO Now, Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, and Hulu.
Some of the financial movies can be based on real events & financial concepts. Others are nonfiction TV series and documentaries that tend to illustrate the financial ideas. Popular names that you can stream right now include:
- Dirty Money
- Margin Call
- Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis
- The Inventor: Out of Blood in Silicon Valley
- Shark Tank
- Too Big to Fail
- The Giant Beast That Is the Global Economy
Dirty Money is a 6 part documentary type series that explored various financial concepts & consumer issues which includes pharmaceutical pricing, payday loans, and the fraudulent claims made by the brand Volkswagen. You can stream this on Netflix.
Explained is an explanatory series brought by Vox which illustrates the financial concepts that are important to consumers and individuals. The episodes are 15/20 minutes long and can be streamed over Netflix.
Freakonomics is something that can be streamed over Hulu and is a movie that adds together the economist-driven explanations over the range of several topics that include cheating scandals, educational incentives, and even baby names.
Margin Call is a Wall Street drama movie that follows a worker group at the investment bank during the 2007 financial crisis while they struggle in an effort to save the firm. You can stream this movie on HBO Now.
Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis is a documentary that brings in the real stories from financial players and interviews people such as financial executives, former presidents, advisors, and policymakers. This includes names such as Ben Bernanke, Henry Paulson, Jamie Dimon, and Warren Buffett. You can stream this movie on HBO Now.
Shark Tank is a great show for anyone who has been planning to launch a small-scale business. This show currently airs on the popular channel ABC. But you can stream it anytime over Hulu.
Plan your weekend with these amazing movies and invest in a knowledge stream that helps you in the future.