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  1. What Are Association Health Plans?

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    Health care is one of the biggest concerns for most Americans, yet many are unaware of the benefits of one of the most useful health options available: Association Health Plans. The Department of Labor may soon allow small business to participate in these health plans. What will this mean for you? Watch the video from Job Creators Network to find out!

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org.

  2. What Are Stock Buybacks?

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    Many companies are using their savings from the 2017 tax cuts for stock buybacks. While perhaps not as obviously exciting as pay raises and bonuses, these buybacks still benefit millions of American workers. Check out this video, made in collaboration with Job Creators Network, to find out how.

     

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org.

  3. Why Do Wages Rise?

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    Many people believe the only path to higher wages is to put in more work hours, but there are actually many economic factors that go into deciding the number on each worker's paycheck. Watch this short video to learn more!

     

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org.

  4. How to Turbocharge the American Economy

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    Roughly half of the United States’ workforce depends on small businesses thriving. But high taxes and intrusive government regulations hurt these businesses and their workers. How would tax cuts for these small businesses benefit the U.S. economy and help just about everyone? Find out in this short video.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org.

  5. Where Does the Federal Government Get All That Money?

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    Did you know that the U.S. federal government collects more than $3 trillion in taxes each year? Where does all that money come from? Find out in this short video.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org.

  6. How to Grow the Middle Class

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    Politicians are always talking about growing the middle class. But what policies can actually accomplish that goal? Watch this short economics video to find out. 

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org.

  7. Are Charter Schools Better Than Public Schools?

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    What exactly are charter schools? Are they good for students? Watch this video and decide for yourself if they help or hurt public education.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org.

  8. Taxes Are Killing Small Businesses

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    Did you know that U.S. businesses are taxed at one of the highest rates in the developed world? How bad is it? And why should you care? Watch this short video to find out.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org.

  9. Why Is Healthcare So Expensive?

    1.2M Views

    The Affordable Care Act was supposed to lower healthcare costs, but it has done just the opposite. Why? Because it ignored the realities of how markets work.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org.

  10. Does the Minimum Wage Prevent Poverty?

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    Does the minimum wage help Americans who are in financial straits? No. In fact, it makes their lives worse. Learn why in this short video.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org.

     

  11. How Regulations Hurt Small Businesses

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    What do McDonald's, 7-Eleven, and Subway have in common? They're all franchisors that license franchises to small business people, who in turn employ countless Americans. But the federal government is endangering this hugely successful business model. Learn how in this short video.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org.

  12. How This Government Agency Hurts Us All

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    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a recently created federal agency. But what does it do? Who is it supposed to help? Is it protecting or hurting consumers? Should we even keep it around? Learn more in this short video.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org.

  13. Big Government Kills Small Businesses

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    Small businesses employ over 57 million Americans. And yet, the government's taxes and regulations overwhelmingly favor big businesses at the expense of small ones. Why? Find out in this short video.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org.

  14. Why Are Your Payroll Taxes So High?

    1.3M Views

    Did you know the government deducts money out of every paycheck you get? Do you know where that money goes? Watch this short video on payroll taxes to learn more.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org

  15. How the Minimum Wage Hurts Young People

    755.9K Views

    The minimum wage is supposed to help entry-level workers, right? So why do many young people lose their jobs when the minimum wage is raised? Watch this short video to find out.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org

  16. Are Regulations Causing Pain at the Pump?

    536K Views

    How much cheaper would it be to fill up your car if not for the taxes included in every gallon of gas? Watch this short video to find out.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org

  17. Why Do American Companies Leave America?

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    America is the world's largest economy, and yet many American companies are moving jobs and factories overseas. Why? Find out in this short video.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org

  18. How Does the Minimum Wage Work?

    953.9K Views

    Many states are talking about raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour. So are some politicians in Congress. How does the minimum wage work? Would raising it help workers, or hurt them? Find out in this short video.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org

  19. Why is College So Expensive?

    1.1M Views

    Why is college tuition so high? Why are so many students in so much debt? Is it the fault of colleges, the government, or both? And can anything be done? Get the answers in this short video

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org

  20. Where Your Electricity Comes From

    502K Views

    Where does your electricity come from? Whether it's charging your phone or keeping your refrigerator running, the energy sources that power modern life have allowed electricity in the U.S. to remain inexpensive. But these very energy sources are under attack. What are these energy sources? And why are they under political siege? Find out the answers in this short video.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org

  21. Is the Unemployment Rate Lying to You?

    949K Views

    How many Americans are really unemployed? Does the unemployment rate reflect reality? Or is it ignoring the millions of people who simply gave up and are no longer looking for work? Learn the truth about unemployment in this short video.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org

     

  22. Why Are Americans Working Fewer Hours?

    794.8K Views

    Kelly, a college student, also works full-time at a nearby grocery store. But her hours were just cut to 29 per week. Why? Because of a new regulation on employers imposed by the Affordable Care Act; a regulation harming millions of working Americans. Learn more in this one-minute video.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org

  23. Working Overtime or Working Less?

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    Larry, a salaried car mechanic, was just bumped down to hourly pay, and thus no longer has a guaranteed income. Why did this happen? Because of a new government regulation. What's the regulation, and will it impact your job? Watch this short video to find out.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org

  24. Lemonade Stand Economics

    951.7K Views

    Want to quickly understand the basics of running a business? Then studying your neighborhood lemonade stand is a great place to start. From supply and demand, to pricing, marketing and the costs of labor and supplies, lemonade stands provide a fundamental, albeit simple, way of understanding how hard it is to make a buck, and how much harder it is when the government takes its cut.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org

  25. Private Sector vs. Public Sector

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    If you were mailing an extremely important package, you'd probably trust FedEx more than the U.S. Postal Service. But why? Is it because FedEx is a private company, while the post office is run by the government? What are the differences between the "private sector" and the government sector? Why does it matter? Find out in this animated two-minute video.

    This video is part of a collaborative business and economics project with Job Creators Network and Information Station. To learn more, visit informationstation.org