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, January 13: What is ACCOUNTING? Why is it helpful to know a little about accounting, even if you aren’t going to be an accountant?
Tuesday, January 14: It’s officially competition week for tested events! What are your plans for last minute prep?
Wednesday, January 15: Why is it important for all businesses to record their business transactions in the same way? Who does this help?
Thursday, January 16: What are the three main financial statements that businesses must prepare? What does each one tell you about a business?
Friday, January 17: What is your Social Security Number used for? Why does the government assign these numbers to people? Do the numbers mean anything?
Tuesday, January 21: What are the rules for numbering the following types of accounts: Assets, Liabilities, Owner’s Equity, Revenues, Expenses?
Wednesday, January 22:
Thursday, January 23:
Friday, January 24:
100pts weekly, due by Sunday at midnight.
Every week, you will be responsible for finding a recent news article which relates to a relevant business, finance, or entrepreneurship topic. The criteria include:
A 250 word paragraph that (1) summarizes your article, (2) explains how it relates to class, and (3) provides your own personal reflections on the topic.
Typed in MS Word or Google Docs and attached to an email.
Use MLA format for the paper and cite your source.
- No credit will be given if your current event does not meet all of these criteria.
Example of Current Event in MLA Format
Yahoo Business: //news.yahoo.com/business/
CNN Money: //money.cnn.com/
Fox Business: www.foxbusiness.com/index.html
NBC Business: www.nbcnews.com/business#/
ABC Business: //abcnews.go.com/business
CBS MoneyWatch: www.cbsnews.com/moneywatch/
Fast Company: www.fastcompany.com
Young Entrepreneur: www.youngentrepreneur.com
Wall Street Cheat Sheet: //wallstcheatsheet.com/
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
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