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Oct 27

5 Movies on Netflix That will Improve Your Money Literacy

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We are beginning to believe Netflix will include a “Because your life is Netflix” section. We’re only half-serious. Netflix can be a true wormhole – watch a film you enjoy, and you will find yourself hours later still watching the recommendations that keep coming.

Our recent fascination has been Netflix’s treasure mine of shows and movies based around money. There are a variety of books on money, economics, and personal finance that might be hit or miss. We thought we’d share a few things we’ve recently appreciated and think you would enjoy them as well.

If you are tired of the casual Hollywood movies or girl flicks but can’t stand to turn off the TV, it’s time to think about 5 movies on Netflix that will improve your money literacy.

We have produced a collection of some of the best movies on Netflix Australia to gain a better understanding of the financial world. In addition, there are so many shows and films available that you need to watch if you love money as much as we do – here’s a catalogue of some of the best ones.



Netflix has debuted its fifth season in November 2020. The total number of episodes will be 55 for you to binge-watch this holiday season. The TV movie chronicles Bobby Axelrod’s lavish lifestyle while the US district attorney tries to track him down for insider trading. Be enthralled by the everyday labour of hedge fund king Bobby Axelrod as he conquers the business world in the process of generating his billions, aside from the fantastic acting in this TV series.


The Laundromat

A South Korean woman’s efforts to obtain insurance compensation resulted in an unexpected revelation of insurance firms, shell corporations, and offshore funds. A woman was left widowed after her husband perished in a tour boat accident due to bribery, corruption, and money laundering by insurance companies and shell corporations.


Dirty Money

Dirty Money is a Netflix documentary TV series on corporate malpractices and corruptions. It exposed established businesses connected to massive fraud in one season, as well as a trail of questionable transactions that leads to the revelation of a major bank’s links to Mexico’s drug cartels. A TV movie with a plot, this documentary closes up each case in a single episode – so you can skip the ‘less intriguing’ episodes and not miss anything.



Seo Dal-mi, played by K-pop singer Bae Suzy, is a determined millennial who hopes to be the CEO of a successful start-up. This Korean drama series will give you a peek at tech start-up moments. The TV series takes place at Sandbox, a utopian incubator in Seoul.


Money, Explained

Tiffany Haddish, Bobby Cannavale, Edie Falco, Jane Lynch, and Marcia Gay Harden narrate the series. Each episode explores a financial issue using creative narrative, animations, and expert interviews. A fast-paced and entertaining documentary series on money and money dilemmas.


Disclaimer: MoneyMagpie is not a licensed financial advisor and therefore information found here including opinions, commentary, suggestions or strategies are for informational, entertainment or educational purposes only. This should not be considered as financial advice. Anyone thinking of investing should conduct their own due diligence.


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