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, September 30: Why is the idea of COMPETITION so important in a market economy? How does the government get involved to protect this element of our market economy?
Tuesday, October 1: There are many important roles that government needs to play in a market economy. So … why is it that “limited government” is one of the basic characteristics of a market economy?
Wednesday, October 2: What makes somebody an ENTREPRENEUR? What role do entrepreneurs play in our economy?
Thursday, October 3: What is an “Elevator Pitch” … and why should everybody have one for themselves?
Friday, October 4: Most of the businesses that we know are corporations. So, what exactly is a CORPORATION?
Monday, October 7: What types of STRATEGIES do companies use to grow and expand their business? Give examples.
Tuesday, October 8: Today is our second BPA 2Tuesday. Today, we’re working on Torch Awards! What is this and what are your goals?
Wednesday, October 9: Our third quiz is tomorrow! What do we need to review today to get ready for tomorrow?
Thursday, October 10: What are some of the CHARACTERISTICS of successful entrepreneurs?
Friday, October 11: Today, we’re working on Competitions. What do you think the benefits of participating in BPA competitions might be …?
Monday, October 14: Last class was your first day of competition prep. What did you think about the event you chose?
Tuesday, October 15: What makes a business idea GOOD? What qualities does a successful business idea have?
Wednesday, October 16: What is Microsoft Excel used for? Why do you think it’s so often used by financial professionals?
Thursday, October 17: Today you will have the chance to explore your own choices for competitions. Which event(s) do you want to check out?
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