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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.
 
 
 
  
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Financial Foundations


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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 clarkpv@butlertech.org. 

WEEK 9

Monday 10/18 

What makes somebody an ENTREPRENEUR? What role do entrepreneurs play in our economy?

Wednesday 10/20 

Most of the businesses that we know are corporations. So, what exactly is a CORPORATION?

Friday 10/22 

We need the government to perform certain duties in our economy. What are some of the most important roles of government?

WEEK 10

Tuesday 10/26 

Why does the government provide certain goods and services (like roads), but not others (like cars)?

Thursday 10/28 

Government is more-or-less “hands off” in a market economy, but what kinds of “market failures” (problems) should the government step in to fix?

WEEK 11

Monday 11/1 

Why does the government need to “redistribute income”? How does it do this? (give some examples)

Thursday 11/4 

To see how you’re doing, a doctor might check your temperature, pulse, and blood pressure. How can economists tell how well our ECONOMY is doing? (give me a few ideas)

WEEK 12

Monday 11/8 

What is meant by UNEMPLOYMENT? How is the unemployment rate calculated?

Wednesday 11/10 

How can the government affect how the economy is doing? (give several examples)

Friday 11/12 

Consumers in the U.S. love to spend money. How does this help to explain why the U.S. has an imbalance of trade? How does a recession actually help?

WEEK 13 & 14

Tuesday 11/16 

Why do you think that some countries decide to trade with each other while others choose not to? Try to come up with several examples.

Thursday 11/18 

Today you will select your BPA Competitions! Which two will you SELECT? What will you do to WIN?

Monday 11/22

No QOD ... Thanksgiving Feast!

WEEK 15

Monday 11/29 

What is meant by GLOBALIZATION? How does this trend affect our economy? Is it a good thing or a bad thing?

Wednesday 12/1 

Describe some of the challenges that countries face when they try to work together. 

Friday 2/3 

 


 

SYLLABUS AND WEEKLY SHEETS

Financial Foundations Syllabus 2021-22

Financial Foundations Course Guide 2021-22

FIFO Week 9

FIFO Week 10

FIFO Week 11

FIFO Week 12

FIFO Week 13 & 14

FIFO Week 15

 


  

ASSIGNMENTS

WEEK 9

Monday 10/18 

The Entrepreneur in You?, I Wonder Why They Never Made A ...

Wednesday 10/20 

Fickle Financial Services, Larry's Leaf Raking

Friday 10/22 

Roles of Government

WEEK 10

Tuesday 10/26 

Preamble, Public Goods

Thursday 10/28 

Externalities, How Competitive?

WEEK 11

Monday 11/1 

Fair Tax, What Would You Do?

Thursday 11/4 

What Component of GDP?

WEEK 12

Monday 11/8 

Business Cycle, Too Much Money

Wednesday 11/10 

Monetary Policy, What If, Fiscal Policy

Friday 11/12 

Measuring Trade, Wealth of Nations

WEEK 13 & 14

Tuesday 11/16 

Global Tactics Game

Thursday 11/18 

Choosing Your BPA Competition

Monday 11/22

Thanksgiving Feast!

WEEK 15

Monday 11/29 

An American Journey, Globalization Trend

Wednesday 12/1 

Global Trading Patterns Game

Friday 2/3