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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


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 25

Monday, February 10: In your own words… What is a stock? What is “the stock market”?

Tuesday, February 11: Why do stock prices change? 

Wednesday, February 12: What is the difference between NYSE, NASDAQ, and AMEX?

Thursday, February 13: No QOD.

 

WEEK 26

Tuesday, February 18: What kind of STRATEGY will you use for buying stocks in the Stock Market Challenge? 

Wednesday, February 19: Let’s review … What is stock? What are the benefits of owning stock? Risks?

Thursday, February 20: Today you will start trading in the FiFo MarketWatch Challenge. So … how do you predict you will do in the challenge? Which stocks will be your best performers? Why?

Friday, February 21: If you had money of your own to invest, what would you do with it?

 

WEEK 27

Monday, February 24: How do you feel about the test today? Are you comfortable with the topic of stocks?

Tuesday, February 25: What is CREDIT? What are some examples of how people can obtain credit?

Wednesday, February 26: We just started looking at CREDIT. What are some things you’ve learned so far?

Thursday, February 27

Friday, February 28

 

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

FiFo7 Syllabus 2019-20

FiFo7 Guide and Forms

FiFo7 Week 20

FiFo7 Week 21

FiFo7 Week 22

FiFo7 Week 23

FiFo7 Week 24

FiFo7 Week 25

FiFo7 Week 26

FiFo7 Week 27

  

WORKSHEETS & HANDOUTS

BPA Prep Day 4

BPA Prep Day 5

BPA Prep Day 6

BPA Prep Day 7

No Such Thing As Free Lunch

Making Cents of Your Career

Understanding Your Paycheck

Budgets Are Beautiful

What Are Financial Institutions?

Writing a Check

Money Test I Review

Tomorrow's Money

A Tale of Two Savers

Types of Investment Risk 

Risk Pyramid

A $1000 Question

Strategies for Wealth Building

Hot Stock Tips

Happy Birthday Cookie

How to Buy and Sell Stocks

Strategies for Stock Selection

MarketWatch Introduction

Money Test II Review

Stock Market Test Review

What Is Credit?

Reading a Credit Report

  

CLASS REPS

 

Seth Warren
Seth Warren
 
Angel Soriano
Angel Soriano