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Media Type: TV Clips Topic: Economic Crisis, The Business Cycle, Money & Banking, Monetary & Fiscal Policy

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A lesson in saving money ends badly. When $100 is deposited at a local bank the money disappears because it is invested in a very risky account. This happens again and again until all the money is gone leaving the town's people wondering how it happened. Excellent scene about taking on too much risk and how this willingness led to the Financial Crisis. This is an absolutely inspired scene that explains many of the root causes of the financial meltdown of 2008.  Great way to begin a discussion about the current state of the economy.

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