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Mind Over Money: How Human Psychology and Finance Interact

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Investigates the shattering impact the recent global financial meltdown had on how economists think. Why did so few of the brightest minds in finance not only fail to predict the crash but also argue that it was impossible? With insights from experts and scientific experiments that highlight the hidden money drives in us all, explore a seismic shift in our efforts to understand the marketplace.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Clemons Reserves)
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Frontline: Cliffhanger

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Frontline investigates the inside story of how Washington has failed to solve the country's problems of debt and deficit.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Your Weekly Address: Congress Needs to Act on Minimum Wage April 26, 2014.

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In this week's address, the President highlights small business owners across the country acting to raise wages for their workers, and calls on Congress to give America a raise so more hard-working Americans have the opportunity to get ahead.
Online
2014
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Your Weekly Address: Fighting for Trade Deals That Put American Workers First April 25, 2015.

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In this week's address, the President lays out why new, high-standards trade agreements are important for our economy, our businesses, our workers, and our values.
Online
2015
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Your Weekly Address: Time to Replace the Sequester With a Balanced Approach to Deficit Reduction April 27, 2013.

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President Obama says that because Republicans in Congress allowed a series of harmful, automatic budget cuts -- called the sequester -- to take effect, important programs like Head Start are now forced to reduce their services. After travelers were stuck for hours in airports and on planes this past week, members of Congress passed a temporary band-aid measure to stop the cuts that impact airlines -- but they must do more to stop cuts to vital services for the American people. That's why it's time for a balanced approach to deficit reduction that makes smarter cuts and reforms in the tax code while creating jobs and strengthening the middle class.
Online
2013
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Your Weekly Address: The President's Budget Ensures Opportunity for All Hard-Working Americans April 5, 2014.

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In this week's address, President Obama highlights the important differences between the budget he's put forward -- built on opportunity for all -- and the budget House Republicans are advocating for, which stacks the deck against the middle class.
Online
2014
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Your Weekly Address: The President's Plan to Create Jobs and Cut the Deficit April 6, 2013.

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In this week's address, President Obama tells the American people about the budget he is sending to Congress, which makes the tough choices required to grow our economy and shrink our deficits.
Online
2013
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Your Weekly Address: A Better Bargain for Responsible, Middle Class Homeowners August 10, 2013.

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In this week's address, President Obama says that the housing market is starting to heal -- and that it's time to build on that progress by creating a better bargain for responsible, middle-class homeowners.
Online
2013
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Your Weekly Address: Everyone Should Be Able to Afford Higher Education August 16, 2014.

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In this week's address, with schools getting ready to open their doors again over the next few weeks, President Obama talks directly to students and parents about the importance of preparing for an education beyond high school.
Online
2014
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Your Weekly Address: The Export-Import Bank August 23, 2014.

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In this week's address, the President highlights the progress made towards rebuilding our economy, including the creation of nearly 10 million new private sector jobs in the past 53 months and the rise in the number of American exports to an all-time high.
Online
2014
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Your Weekly Address: Securing a Better Bargain for the Middle Class August 3, 2013.

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In this week's address, President Obama tells the American people that his plan for creating a better bargain for the middle class builds on the progress Americans have made, fighting their way back from the worst economic recession of their lifetimes.
Online
2013
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Your Weekly Address: Making Higher Education More Affordable for the Middle Class August 24, 2013.

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In this weekly address, President Obama notes that while college education has never been more important, it has also never been more expensive, which is why he proposed major new reforms this week to make college more affordable for middle class families and those fighting to get into the middle class.
Online
2013
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Your Weekly Address: This Labor Day, Let's Talk About the Minimum Wage August 30, 2014.

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In this week's address, the President wishes Americans a Happy Labor Day weekend, highlighting the important economic progress that has been made, and reaffirming his commitment to accelerate our progress and ensure that the growing economy fuels a strong middle class.
Online
2014
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Your Weekly Address: America's Resurgence Is Real December 20, 2014.

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In this week's address, the President reflected on the significant progress made by this country in 2014, and in the nearly six years since he took office.
Online
2014
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Your Weekly Address: Working Together on Behalf of the American People December 21, 2013.

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In this weekly address, President Obama highlights the bipartisan budget agreement that unwinds some of the cuts that were damaging to the economy and keeps investments in areas that help us grow, and urges both parties to work together to extend emergency unemployment insurance and act on new measures to create jobs and strengthen the middle class.
Online
2013
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Your Weekly Address: Calling on Congress to Extend Unemployment Benefits This Holiday Season December 7, 2013.

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In this week's address, President Obama says that before Congress leaves for vacation, they should extend unemployment benefits for 1.3 million hardworking Americans who will lose this lifeline at the end of the year.
Online
2013
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Your Weekly Address: Calling on Congress to Raise the Minimum Wage February 15, 2014.

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This week, President Obama took action to lift more workers' wages by requiring that federal contractors pay their employees a fair wage of at least $10.10 an hour. In this week's address, he highlights that executive action and calls on Congress to pass a bill to raise the federal minimum wage for all workers.
Online
2014
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Your Weekly Address: Giving Every Child, Everywhere, a Fair Shot February 14, 2015.

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In this week's address, the President lays out his plan to ensure more children graduate from school fully prepared for college and a career.
Online
2015
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Your Weekly Address: Following the President's Plan for a Strong Middle Class February 16, 2013.

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In this week's address, President Obama calls for quick action on the proposals he made during the State of the Union to grow our economy and create jobs, including making America a magnet for manufacturing, strengthening our education system through high-quality preschool for every child, and raising the minimum wage.
Online
2013
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Your Weekly Address: We Should Make Sure the Future Is Written by Us February 21, 2015.

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In this week's address, the President underscores the importance of continuing to grow the U.S. economy and support good-paying jobs for our workers by opening up new markets for American goods and services.
Online
2015