My Finance Class

Welcome to My Finance Class, the official website for Financial Services and BPA at Northwest High School.

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Strategic Entrepreneurship & Financial Accounting
   

  "Financial Services Juniors" consists of two courses: Strategic Entrepreneurship and Financial Accounting. Throughout the first year of the program, FSJ students discover what makes a company successful ... and learn how to start, manage, and grow their own successful businesses.

 
      
 

Financial Services Juniors


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 21

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?

 

WEEK 22

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

 

CURRENT EVENT

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

  

FINANCE RESOURCES

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/

VentureBeat: www.venturebeat.com

Fast Company: www.fastcompany.com

Entrepreneur: www.entrepreneur.com

Inc.: www.inc.com

Young Entrepreneur: www.youngentrepreneur.com

Wall Street Cheat Sheet: //wallstcheatsheet.com/ 

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 

 

FLIPBOARD MAGAZINE

View my Flipboard Magazine.

 

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

Copies of the syllabus, weekly sheets, worksheets, and handouts can be downloaded in PDF format below.
 

SYLLABUS & WEEKLY SHEETS

FSJ Syllabus 2019-20

FSJ Guide and Forms

FSJ Week 20

FSJ Week 21

FSJ Week 22

  

WORKSHEETS & HANDOUTS

BPA Prep Day 4 

BPA Prep Day 5

BPA Prep Day 6

BPA Prep Day 7

The Accounting Equation

Sorting Out Business Transactions

I Drew It Myself

Mindy the Matchmaker

Practice Chart of Accounts

John Q Public

   

CLASS REPS

 

 

Ana Lu Gehner 
Ana Lu Gehner
 
Gabrielle Harper 
Gabrielle Harper
 
Trinity Robinson 
Trinity Robinson