The BEST episodes of Money, Explained

Every episode of Money, Explained ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Money, Explained!

We spend it, borrow it and save it. Now let's talk about money and its many minefields, from credit cards to casinos, scammers to student loans.

Last Updated: 3/19/2024Network: NetflixStatus: Ended
Credit Cards
84 votes

#1 - Credit Cards

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/11/2021

The convenience of credit cards comes at a price. From the methods banks use to maximize profits to a debt myth debunked, take a look inside the system.

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68 votes

#2 - Retirement

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/11/2021

Retiring comfortably middle-class in America requires more than $1 million in savings. How did the dream of golden years leisure get so out of reach?

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Student Loans
71 votes

#3 - Student Loans

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/11/2021

Higher education helps society. But paying for it can be ruinous. What led to the U.S. student debt crisis, and is there a way to fix it?

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Get Rich Quick
88 votes

#4 - Get Rich Quick

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/11/2021

Why do people keep falling for financial scams? Dive into the history of con artists and how technology makes it easier for these schemes to flourish.

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66 votes

#5 - Gambling

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/11/2021

Feeling lucky? Explore the ways our brains work against us when we're looking to beat the odds — and how the gambling industry takes advantage of it.

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