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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 4

Tuesday, September 3: Why do countries (and people) trade with each other? Who benefits? Who loses?

Wednesday, September 4: Thursday is our first quiz! What do you need to review today?

Thursday, September 5: How do you feel about the quiz (test) today?

Friday, September 6: Think about COMPETITION for a minute. What are some of the good things about competition in life. What about bad things?

 

WEEK 5

Monday, September 9: Who sets the prices of goods and services in a market economy? Explain.

Tuesday, September 10: Today is our first BPA 2Tuesday (2nd Tuesday of the month, same as our chapter meeting day). What are 3 things you’re hoping to get out of BPA this year? 

Wednesday, September 11: In your own words … what is the Law of Demand? Hint: start it out by saying: “As prices rise … and as prices fall …”

Thursday, September 12: Explain the difference between a MOVEMENT ALONG the demand curve and a SHIFT of the entire demand curve. What might cause each to happen?

Friday, September 13: What does EQUILIBRIUM mean in supply & demand? Does it ever happen in real life? Why or why not?

 

WEEK 6

Monday, September 16: Name four interrelated markets and describe how a change in one market might cause changes in the others.

Tuesday, September 17

Wednesday, September 18

Thursday, September 19

 

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

 

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

   

CLASS REPS

 

 

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