Parents' Guide to

Money, Explained

By Martin Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Quirky docuseries explores financial decisions and pitfalls.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 16+

First episode not so good

What a terrible commentator of the first episode ‘Get Rich Quick’. I have never heard such an awful voice for a documentary.
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age 15+

Cuss word warning

Watch out for the "Get Rich Quick" episode because it does say the "F word". I really enjoyed the credit card episode and student loan episode, but some of the other episodes were a little hard to keep focus on.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (1):

Somehow this docuseries manages to make seemingly boring and complicated topics like 401Ks and student loans entertaining and understandable for casual viewers. Money, Explained finds the fun in financial literacy; it's like 3-2-1 Contact for teens and up -- compelling as well as practical. The series is a solid introduction to how investments can go bad over time, and viewers should walk away with a better understanding of where they're putting their money and what questions to ask before they do.

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