If you have a Netflix account here are some great financial documentaries you can currently watch with the subscription you already have. 

Here is a list of the top ten financial documentaries available on Netflix as of the time of this writing that can be informative, educational, and entertaining.

  1. Hank: 5 Years from the Brink: This documentary explains how Hank Paulson executed the $1 trillion bailout of the banking system in 2008.
  2. Inside Bill’s Brain: This documentary gives viewers a glimpse inside the mind of Bill Gates as it follows the billionaire’s day to day life. He opens up about those who influenced him and the audacious goals he’s still pursuing.
  3. Dirty Money: This is a docu-series about corporations built on lies and scandals, along with tales of greed and corruption in finance.
  4. Bad Boy Billionaires India: This investigative docu-series explores the greed, fraud and corruption that brought down India’s most infamous billionaires.
  5. Saving Capitalism: Former labor secretary Robert Reich interviews Americans and examines the shifts in the U.S. economy.
  6. The Minimalists: Less is now: Friends Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus have built a movement out of minimalism. In this documentary they share how everyone’s lives can be better while owning less things to clutter up their life. 
  7. The Business of Drugs: A former CIA analyst investigates the economics of six illicit substances to understand the origins and true impact of the business of drugs.
  8. Broken: This docu-series shows how negligence and deceit in consumer items can lead to terrible outcomes.
  9. Capital in the Twenty-First Century: Based on economist Thomas Piketty’s best-selling book, this documentary examines wealth accumulation and its looming social repercussions.
  10. Cuba and the Cameraman: A chronicle of the fortunes of three Cuban families over the course of forty years.
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