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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.
 
    
 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

Financial Foundations 1


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 24

Monday, February 4: What’s the difference between a checking account and a savings account?

Tuesday, February 5: Why is it important to always record your transactions in a check register? What can happen if you don't do this?

Wednesday, February 6: No QOD

Thursday, February 7: No QOD

Friday, February 8: What are some reasons why people save?

 

WEEK 25

Monday, February 11: What is the relationship between risk and reward in saving and investing?

Tuesday, February 12: If stocks can be so risky, then why do people invest in them?

Wednesday, February 13: Name as many types of investments as you can think of ... be creative!

Thursday, February 14: What is the difference between simple interest and compound interest?

Friday, February 15: In your own words… What is a stock? What is “the stock market”?

 

WEEK 26

Tuesday, February 19: Why do stock prices change? 

Wednesday, February 20:

Thursday, February 21:

Friday, February 22:

 

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

FiFo Syllabus 2018-19

FiFo Guide & Forms 2018-19

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 19 20

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 21

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 22

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 23

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 24

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 25

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 26

 

WORKSHEETS & HANDOUTS

TINSTAAFL

Making Cents of Your Career

Education Pays Off

Understanding Your Paycheck

PowerPoint: Budgeting Basics

Budgets Are Beautiful

Making the Most

Checking Out Checking Accounts

Completing a Checkbook

Types of Investment Risk

Suzie's Decision

Hot Stock Tips

Happy Birthday Cookie

 

CLASS REPS

 

 

 Caleb Gaines 
Caleb Gaines
  
Sandy Mongar 
Sandy Mongar
  
Cameron Wharton 
Cameron Wharton