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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





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 


Monday, September 21: Why do countries (and people) trade with each other? Who benefits? Who loses?

Tuesday, September 22: Tomorrow is our first quiz! What do you need to review today?

Wednesday, September 23: How do you feel about the quiz (test) today?

Thursday, September 24: Who sets the prices of goods and services in a market economy? Explain.

Friday, September 25: In your own words … what is the Law of Demand? Hint: start it out by saying: “As prices rise … and as prices fall …”


Monday, September 28: What are some of the things that can actually CHANGE demand for a good or service?

Tuesday, September 29: Explain the difference between a MOVEMENT ALONG the demand curve and a SHIFT of the entire demand curve. What might cause each to happen?

Wednesday, September 30: Explain the LAW OF SUPPLY in your own words. What are some things that might cause supply to change for a product or service?

Thursday, October 1: What does EQUILIBRIUMmean in supply & demand? Does it ever happen in real life? Why or why not?

Friday, October 2: Think about COMPETITION for a minute. What are some of the good things about competition in life. What about bad things?




Financial Foundations Syllabus 2020-21




All assignments will be posted to Google Classroom this year!