GOOGLE CLASSROOM: nlgozz5
QUESTION OF THE DAY
Every day, there will be a “Question of the Day” available on the class website. 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! My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday 2/1: What’s the difference between a checking account and a savings account?
Tuesday 2/2: Why is it important to always record your transactions in a check register? What can happen if you don't do this?
Wednesday 2/3 (zoom): Why do many experts say that you should “save small amounts and get them out of sight”? Explain.
Thursday 2/4: What are some reasons why people save?
Friday 2/5: In your own words, what does the saying “pay yourself first” mean?
Monday 2/8: What is the relationship between risk and reward in saving and investing?
Tuesday 2/9 (snow) and Wednesday 2/10 (zoom): If stocks can be so risky, then why do people invest in them? NOTE: NO AFTERNOON ZOOM CALLS ON WEDNESDAY!
Thursday 2/11: There's "snow" QOD today!
Tuesday 2/16: Snow Day
Wednesday 2/17 (zoom): It's Zoom Wednesday! (no QOD)
Thursday 2/18: Snow Day
Friday 2/19: Name as many types of investments as you can think of … get creative!
Monday 2/22: What is the difference between simple interest and compound interest?
Tuesday 2/23: In your own words… What is a stock? What is “the stock market”?
Wednesday 2/24 (zoom): Why do stock prices change?
Thursday 2/25: If you had money of your own to invest, what would you do with it?
Friday 2/26: QUICK REVIEW: What is the difference between NYSE, NASDAQ, and AMEX?
Monday 3/1: What kind of STRATEGY would you use for buying stocks in the real world?
Tuesday 3/2: What is CREDIT? What are some examples of how people can obtain credit?
Wednesday 3/3 (zoom): We just started looking at CREDIT. What are some things you’ve learned so far?
Thursday 3/4: What is an APR and what does it tell you?
Friday 3/5: What is INTEREST … and why should we be interest-ed in learning about it?
Financial Foundations Syllabus 2020-21
All assignments will be posted to Google Classroom this year!