There are lots of Korean dramas (K-Dramas) that offer romantic, action, and comedy stories. But if you want to know money lessons, these 5 K-Dramas can be your choice to watch on weekends which are summarized from Soompi.
5 K-Dramas for ‘money matters’
1. Itaewon Class (2020)
In 2020, the drama Itaewon Class is one of the most popular dramas. This K-Drama stars top casts, besides that the plot is also exciting.
This drama tells the story of a former inmate named Park Saeroyi. The stories is about his ups and downs in building a DanBam shop and achieving success.
Saeroyi’s journey provides many lessons about the values of life, as well as finances. For example, the importance of investing from an early age, especially when it comes to buying the right stocks.
2. Misaeng (Incomplete Life) (2014)
For the next drama, Misaeng, is about a young man named Jang Geu Rae. Willy nilly, he must entered a trading company.
Jang Geu Rae, who does not have any skills at all, has to work hard in order to survive in such a hard corporate life.
Misaeng presents a lot of knowledge about business, finance, and other things that are essential in the world of work. It is perfect for those who want to watch serious shows but also be interspersed with fresh comedy.
3. Midas (2011)
With a business background and mergers and acquisitions, Midas tells the story of a smart and ambitious man named Kim Do Hyun.
Long short story, after graduating from a top university and working as a finance manager for three years, Kim Do Hyun had the ambition to become rich and decided to find a better job. Well, since then his life was like a roller coaster.
Midas has an economic theme that will clearly make you financially literate. Through this drama, you will learn about business, the stock market, to world finance.
4. Chief Kim (Good Manager) (2017)
If you are used to seeing Nam Goong-Min acting antagonist, in this drama you see the opposite. He ‘transformed’ into the character Kim Sung-Ryong, a funny man from Gunsan village and an accounting master.
Kim Sung-Ryong, who works as a financial manager for this gang, often manipulates company data in order to raise money to go to Denmark.
After casually applying for the TQ Group, a large company in Seoul, he was accepted as a manager in the business operations department. However, he finds various malignancies such as a large-scale corruption scandal in the company and wants to fight to save him.
5. Money Game (2020)
The story of the Money Game begins with a bank owned by the South Korean government which is on the verge of bankruptcy. This makes the country worry that they will experience a financial crisis like the one that happened in 1997.
The workers at the Financial Services Commission, especially the three main characters of this film, Chae Yi Hyun, Heo Jae, and Lee Hye Joon, are struggling to prevent these worries from happening.
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