Credit Cards • 2011 • episode "S1E2" Money Explained

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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.

Money Explained • 2011 • 5 episodes •

Get Rich Quick

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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Credit Cards

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.

2011 • Economics

Student Loans

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?

2011 • Economics

Gambling

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.

2011 • Economics

Retirement

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?

2011 • Economics

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