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Financial Foundations

   

"Financial Foundations"
allows students to explore the exciting world of finance in a fast-paced, interactive environment. FiFo students learn about the business environment, our economy, money management, and business law.
 
    
 

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QUESTION OF THE DAY

10pts daily, due by the end of class.
  

Every day, class will start with a "Question of the Day". You should do your best to write a complete response (25 word minimum) to the question and EMAIL it to me. If you aren't sure about what to write, please ask! No credit will be given for late QODs, unless you were absent that day.

 

WEEK 8

Monday, September 30: Why is the idea of COMPETITION so important in a market economy? How does the government get involved to protect this element of our market economy?

Tuesday, October 1: There are many important roles that government needs to play in a market economy. So … why is it that “limited government” is one of the basic characteristics of a market economy?

Wednesday, October 2: What makes somebody an ENTREPRENEUR? What role do entrepreneurs play in our economy?

Thursday, October 3: What is an “Elevator Pitch” … and why should everybody have one for themselves?

Friday, October 4: Most of the businesses that we know are corporations. So, what exactly is a CORPORATION? 

 

WEEK 9

Monday, October 7: What types of STRATEGIES do companies use to grow and expand their business? Give examples.

Tuesday, October 8: Today is our second BPA 2Tuesday. Today, we’re working on Torch Awards! What is this and what are your goals?

Wednesday, October 9: Our third quiz is tomorrow! What do we need to review today to get ready for tomorrow?

Thursday, October 10: What are some of the CHARACTERISTICS of successful entrepreneurs?

Friday, October 11: Today, we’re working on Competitions. What do you think the benefits of participating in BPA competitions might be …?

 

WEEK 10

Monday, October 14: Last class was your first day of competition prep. What did you think about the event you chose?

Tuesday, October 15: What makes a business idea GOOD? What qualities does a successful business idea have?

Wednesday, October 16: What is Microsoft Excel used for? Why do you think it’s so often used by financial professionals?

Thursday, October 17: Today you will have the chance to explore your own choices for competitions. Which event(s) do you want to check out?

 

FINANCE LINKS

The website links below are useful resources for any and all finance topics.
  

Yahoo Finance: //finance.yahoo.com

Google Finance: //finance.google.com

Market Watch: www.marketwatch.com

Investopedia (Info): www.investopedia.com

Finance Freak (Info): www.financefreak.com

Teen Analyst (Info): www.teenanalyst.com

Choose to Save (Resource): www.choosetosave.org

Manilla.com (Resource): www.manilla.com

Mint.com (Resource): www.mint.com

Treasury Direct (Resource): www.treasurydirect.gov

Tax Information for Students (Resource): //www.irs.gov/individuals/students/index.html

AccountingEdu.org: www.accountingedu.org

Ohio Society of CPAs: www.ohiocpa.com

American Institute of CPAs: www.aicpa.org

Start Here, Go Places: www.startheregoplaces.com

Feed the Pig: www.feedthepig.org

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy: www.360financialliteracy.org

VentureBeat: www.venturebeat.com

Fast Company: www.fastcompany.com

Entrepreneur: www.entrepreneur.com

Inc. Magazine: www.inc.com

Young Entrepreneur: www.youngentrepreneur.com

Entrepreneurship.org: www.entrepreneurship.org

 

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

Copies of the syllabus, weekly sheets, worksheets, and handouts can be downloaded in PDF format below.
  

SYLLABUS & WEEKLY SHEETS

FiFo1 Syllabus 2019-20

FiFo1 Guide and Forms

FiFo1 Week 1 & 2

FiFo1 Week 3

FiFo1 Week 4

FiFo1 Week 5

FiFo1 Week 6

FiFo 1 Week 7

FiFo1 Week 8

FiFo1 Week 9

FiFo1 Week 10

 

WORKSHEETS & HANDOUTS

Guide to Economic Reasoning

Why Didn't Chris Rock Go To College

Opportunity Cost Mysteries

Making Decisions

Rules & Incentives Matter

Maximizing Utility

An Interview with Mr. Market

Broad Social Goals

Gain From Trade

Test 1 Review Sheet

Test 1 Review Activity

Competitive Markets in Your Life

Why Demand Changes

Latte Letdown

Why Supply Changes

Amazing Farmer Jones

PowerPoint: Supply & Demand

S&D Concept Review

Donut Shop

Tales of Four Markets

Why So Much?

Price Ceings and Floors

Paying Attention to Prices

Price and Scarcity

Price Changes Matter

Test 2 Review Sheet

The Circular Flow

What Is A Market?

Aliens!

When There Isn't Competition

Entrepreneur in You?

Fickle Financial Services

Do You Want the 1st or 43rd Pick?

Competition Zoom Zoom

Test 3 Review Sheet

   

CLASS REPS

 

 

Alexis Bach 
Alexis Bach
  
Sefora Lopez-Santos 
Sefora Lopez-Santos
  
Nathan Love 
Nathan Love