What can Netflix hit Bridgerton teach us about financial planning?

Contains spoilers

Sophie King
clock • 6 min read

Released on Christmas Day, the new Netflix series Bridgerton seems to be the only thing anyone can talk about (except for Brexit, coronavirus and how the world seems to be falling apart around us), so how can PA's Sophie King make tenuous links between the hit show and financial planning?

The 19th century-based show is essentially Downton Abbey period glamour meets Gossip Girl-like scandal and, in the first four weeks of its release on the popular streaming service, it is projected to reach 63 million households. Bridgerton provided many with an escape over what was a strange Christmas break: the show is filled with bewitching scenery, extravagant costumes and dramatic storylines. For those who have not yet seen Bridgerton, I would encourage you to do so, but perhaps not in the presence of other family members whereby viewing scenes that contain more, let's say, mature co...

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