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QUESTION OF THE DAY
At the beginning of class, there will be a “Question of the Day” on the screen (also available right here 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! No credit will be given for late QODs, unless you were absent that day. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
What exactly is CREDIT? What are some of the Pros and Cons of credit?
List five sources of credit. For each of the sources, list what the most common uses might be.
Explain the BENEFITS and COSTS of using credit in your own words. (Give 3 examples of each).
What is IMPULSE BUYING? What can you do to reduce the risk of making these types of purchases when you go shopping?
Give examples of Manual and Electronic Payment Options. Explain the ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES of each.
Give as many examples of CONSUMER LOANS as you can think of. Which ones are secured? Unsecured?
What are 5 helpful hints for establishing and maintaining good credit?
What exactly is “real estate”? What is included when you buy it? How do most people afford it?
If you get into trouble overspending on credit, what are some of your options for getting UNSTUCK ?
What is the purpose of BANKRUPTCY? Explain the difference between Chapter 7, 13, and 11 bankruptcy.
What is IDENTITY THEFT? Explain how it happens and why it’s such a big problem today.
What are CREDIT Scores (FICO Scores)? Why do people care so much about their credit ratings?
Why is it important to review your credit report at least once a year? How would you go about doing this?
How do you feel about the test today?
What is the difference between SAVING and INVESTING? Why do people save? Why do people invest?
Why is it important to consider INFLATION when planning your saving and investing goals?
Why are RISK, RETURN, and LIQUIDITY important to investors? How are these concepts related to each other?
What is STOCK? What is a STOCK MARKET? What is a STOCK INDEX?
Give some examples of LOW-RISK saving & investing options. Why is it important to always have some safe, liquid investments?
What are MUTUAL FUNDS? How do they help with our concerns about risk, return, and liquidity?
WEEK 13 & 14
What is the difference between stocks and bonds? Why might a corporation sell a bond to raise money instead of selling stock?
What do you think are the RISKIEST type of investments that you can make? Are they worth it?
Today you will select your BPA Competitions! Which two will you SELECT? What will you do to WIN?
No QOD ... Thanksgiving Feast!
How can you tell if a stock is EXPENSIVE? Why is the PRICE of a stock not always the answer?
What is the difference between a MARKET ORDER, a LIMIT ORDER, and a STOP ORDER?
What is a STOCK SPLIT? Why might a company want to “split” their stock? Does this affect how much the company is worth?
What role do stock markets (NYSE, AMEX, and NASDAQ) play in buying and selling stocks?
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.
Sample of Current Event in MLA Format
SYLLABUS AND WEEKLY SHEETS
FS Seniors Syllabus 2021-22
FS Seniors Course Guide 2021-22
FSS Week 9
FSS Week 10
FSS Week 11
FSS Week 12
FSS Week 13 & 14
FSS Week 15
PFIN 7-1, Blogging, PFIN 7-2, Credit App
PFIN 7-3, Calculating Interest, Reconciling Credit, PFIN 7 Review, Credit Friend/Enemy
PFIN 8-1, PFIN 8-2, Loan Amortization, Credit Report
PFIN 8-3, PFIN 8 Review, Cubicle Estate
PFIN 9-1, PFIN 9-2
PFIN 9-3, Scams & Schemes, Smart Art, PFIN 9 Review, Understanding FICO, My FICO Score
Test Review and PFIN 789 Test
PFIN 10-1, Invisible Hand, PFIN 10-2, SmartArt
PFIN 10-3, Buy What You Know, PFIN 10 Review
PFIN 11-1, What Is A Bond?, PFIN 11-2, Investment Strategies
WEEK 13 & 14
PFIN 11-3, PFIN 11 Review
Choosing Your BPA Competition
PFIN 12-1, PFIN 12-2, Recap of Ways to Save & Invest
PFIN 12-3, PFIN 12 Review, Bulls Bears Pigs
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