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.
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?
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”?
Tuesday, February 19: Why do stock prices change?
Wednesday, February 20:
Thursday, February 21:
Friday, February 22:
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
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
Fast Company: www.fastcompany.com
Inc. Magazine: www.inc.com
Young Entrepreneur: www.youngentrepreneur.com