Money Explained • 2011 • 5 episodes • 1h:51m
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.
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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.
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.
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?
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.
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?