The plot is about Kwee Tjie Hoei, a senior high school graduate who comes from an ordinary family who provides his younger brother Kwee Tjie Ong with the opportunity to continue his university education. Hoei works as an honorarium teacher at a school and also as an electronic technician to earn his living. One day Lim Kwee Ing, a student of his, asks him for private lessons and they fall in love and get married. The two are put to test at the ailing bank owned by Hoei’s father. Hoei, who is entrusted with his father’s problems as one of the bank’s proprietors, faces bad management decisions that lead the bank to the brink of collapse, resulting in the decision to lay off many employees.