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Beyond the Screen

Episode 7 Summary: “Beyond the Screen:  Money Movies to Spark Discussion”

In this episode of “It’s Not About Money,” hosts Matt and Charla McKinley, the Artisan of Adulting, share their family tradition, “Movie Box Monday,” where they use documentaries to create common experiences and thoughtful discussions. Matt discusses the power of storytelling and introduces a list of movies focusing on money and the business world.


Introduction to Movie Box Monday:

Matt expresses his excitement for movies and playfully bemoans Charla’s preference for reading. Charla explains the concept of Movie Box Monday, a family tradition where they draw out a documentary title each Monday to watch and learn together.

Insightful Movies about Money:

Matt presents three movies from the list and shares his thoughts on them. Charla mentions having a larger list from Common Sense Media, and Matt encourages listeners to research the content before watching, as some may not be suitable for all family members.

Importance of Discussing Mature Themes:

Charla emphasizes the value of discussing mature themes with teens, fostering open communication and providing an opportunity to share perspectives. Matt reflects on watching Tiger King with their kids during the pandemic and the insightful conversations it sparked.

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