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The Buy American Act: Is It Actually Effective?

Over the few hundred years of our country’s existence, the U.S. government has frequently passed legislation that gives advantages to domestic companies to stimulate the U.S. economy. One of these pieces of legislation is the Buy American Act, passed in 1933. But are laws like these actually effective? We’ll get into all that and more as we break down the Buy American Act. What is the Buy American Act? The Buy American Act was passed …

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How to Spot Made in the USA

With so many different marketing materials and product packaging out there, it can be tough to tell which products are made in the USA. In this guide, we go over: FTC guidelines for brands who claim their products to be made in the USA, phrasing and imagery to look out for, other best practices for checking country of origin, and debunk some common myths. Summary of FTC Guidelines The Federal Trade Commission, or FTC, is …

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