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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 7


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, April 8: How is a jury selected for a trial? What characteristics do you think the lawyers are looking for in a juror?

Tuesday, April 9: Today, we’ll be doing an activity looking at the crimes and torts in childhood fairy tales. What are some offenses that you can think of in your favorite fairy tale?

Wednesday, April 10: We have a group review today instead of a test. But even if we had a test today, I know you wouldn’t cheat on it (right?). Why not? Give me 2 reasons: one rule-based and one consequence-based. 

Thursday, April 11: Kyle is part of a group of students who decide to break into the high school and spray paint the hallways. Kyle agrees to act as a lookout, believing that he will not be criminally liable if they are caught. Is he correct? Why or why not?

Friday, April 12: What is a CONTRACT? Give some examples of contracts from your own life.



Monday, April 15: What makes an offer valid? When might an offer not be legally binding?

Tuesday, April 16: When you make an OFFER … does it stay open forever? Give examples to illustrate.

Wednesday, April 17: What is meant by GENUINE AGREEMENT and why is it required for a contract to be valid?

Thursday, April 18: What is required for a K to be VALID? What makes a K VOID? What makes a K VOIDABLE?



Monday, April 22: What is the difference between Misrep & Fraud? What additional remedies are available to the victim of fraud?

Tuesday, April 23

Wednesday, April 24

Thursday, April 25

Friday, April 26



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

Yahoo Finance: //

Google Finance: //

Market Watch:

Investopedia (Info):

Finance Freak (Info):

Teen Analyst (Info):

Choose to Save (Resource): (Resource): (Resource):

Treasury Direct (Resource):

Tax Information for Students (Resource): //

Ohio Society of CPAs:

American Institute of CPAs:

Start Here, Go Places:

Feed the Pig:

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy:


Fast Company:


Inc. Magazine:

Young Entrepreneur:



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


FiFo Syllabus 2018-19

FiFo Guide & Forms 2018-19

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 19 20

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 21

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 22

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 23

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 24

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 25

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 26

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 27

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 28

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 29

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 30

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 31

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 32

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 33

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 34




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

Tomorrow's Money

Types of Investment Risk

Suzie's Decision

Hot Stock Tips

Happy Birthday Cookie

How to Buy and Sell Stocks

MarketWatch Begins

FiFo Test Review Sheet

Stock Market Review

Spending and Credit

What is Credit?

Reading Credit Reports

All About Interest

Comparing Credit Cards

Reading Credit Statements

Car Deal Package

Credible Credit Counselors

Scams and Schemes

Choices and Risks

PowerPoint: Dealing with Risk

Protecting Yourself with Insurance

FITB Review - Credit & Insurance

Article: Nation of Cheaters

Constitution Overview

Article: Free Speech 4 Students

Take 8 Civil Cases

Valid Void Voidable

Offer and Acceptance Review

Ending Offers

GA PowerPoint Summary

You're the Judge: OA GA

Terms & Topics: GA

Good Contracts Go Bad




BLAW 2 Contracts: OA GA




Robbie Brockert 
Robbie Brockert
Cheyenne Goldick 
Cheyenne Goldick
Jose Martinez 
Jose Martinez