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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 32

Monday, April 8: How is a jury selected for a trial? What characteristics do you think the lawyers are looking for in a juror?

Tuesday, April 9: Today, we’ll be doing an activity looking at the crimes and torts in childhood fairy tales. What are some offenses that you can think of in your favorite fairy tale?

Wednesday, April 10: We have a group review today instead of a test. But even if we had a test today, I know you wouldn’t cheat on it (right?). Why not? Give me 2 reasons: one rule-based and one consequence-based. 

Thursday, April 11: Kyle is part of a group of students who decide to break into the high school and spray paint the hallways. Kyle agrees to act as a lookout, believing that he will not be criminally liable if they are caught. Is he correct? Why or why not?

Friday, April 12: What is a CONTRACT? Give some examples of contracts from your own life.

 

WEEK 33

Monday, April 15: What makes an offer valid? When might an offer not be legally binding?

Tuesday, April 16: When you make an OFFER … does it stay open forever? Give examples to illustrate.

Wednesday, April 17: What is meant by GENUINE AGREEMENT and why is it required for a contract to be valid?

Thursday, April 18: What is required for a K to be VALID? What makes a K VOID? What makes a K VOIDABLE?

 

WEEK 34

Monday, April 22: What is the difference between Misrep & Fraud? What additional remedies are available to the victim of fraud?

Tuesday, April 23

Wednesday, April 24

Thursday, April 25

Friday, April 26

 

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

FiFo Syllabus 2018-19

FiFo Guide & Forms 2018-19

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 19 20

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 21

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 22

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 23

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 24

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 25

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 26

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 27

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 28

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 29

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 30

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 31

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 32

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 33

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 34

  

WORKSHEETS & HANDOUTS

TINSTAAFL

Making Cents of Your Career

Education Pays Off

Understanding Your Paycheck

PowerPoint: Budgeting Basics

Budgets Are Beautiful

Making the Most

Checking Out Checking Accounts

Completing a Checkbook

Tomorrow's Money

Types of Investment Risk

Suzie's Decision

Hot Stock Tips

Happy Birthday Cookie

How to Buy and Sell Stocks

MarketWatch Begins

FiFo Test Review Sheet

Stock Market Review

Spending and Credit

What is Credit?

Reading Credit Reports

All About Interest

Comparing Credit Cards

Reading Credit Statements

Car Deal Package

Credible Credit Counselors

Scams and Schemes

Choices and Risks

PowerPoint: Dealing with Risk

Protecting Yourself with Insurance

FITB Review - Credit & Insurance

Article: Nation of Cheaters

Constitution Overview

Article: Free Speech 4 Students

Take 8 Civil Cases

Valid Void Voidable

Offer and Acceptance Review

Ending Offers

GA PowerPoint Summary

You're the Judge: OA GA

Terms & Topics: GA

Good Contracts Go Bad

 

BLAW TEXTBOOK

BLAW 1 LA CT

BLAW 2 Contracts: OA GA

 

CLASS REPS

 

Robbie Brockert 
Robbie Brockert
 
Cheyenne Goldick 
Cheyenne Goldick
 
Jose Martinez 
Jose Martinez