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, October 28: Give as many examples of CONSUMER LOANS as you can think of. Which ones are secured? Unsecured?
Tuesday, October 29: What are 5 helpful hints for establishing and maintaining good credit?
Wednesday, October 30: If you get into trouble overspending on credit, what are some of your options for getting UNSTUCK ?
Thursday, October 31: What is the purpose of BANKRUPTCY? Explain the difference between Chapter 7, 13, and 11 bankruptcy.
Friday, November 1: What is IDENTITY THEFT? Explain how it happens and why it’s such a big problem today.
Wednesday, November 6: Why is it important to review your credit report at least once a year? How would you go about doing this?
Thursday, November 7: How do you feel about the test today?
Friday, November 8: Today and tomorrow we’ll be exploring the Personal Financial Management competition … what topics do you think this event focuses on?
Monday, November 11: Today you will have to choice between another Personal Financial Management test or Advanced Word Processing. What is the most challenging thing about any of the Word events?
Tuesday, November 12: No QOD - Feast!
Wednesday, November 13: No QOD - Tours!
Thursday, November 14: What is the difference between SAVING and INVESTING? Why do people save? Why do people invest?
Friday, November 15: Why is it important to consider INFLATION when planning your saving and investing goals?
WEEK 15 & 16
Monday, November 18: Why are RISK, RETURN, and LIQUIDITY important to investors? How are these concepts related to each other?
Tuesday, November 19: What is STOCK? What is a STOCK MARKET? What is a STOCK INDEX?
Wednesday, November 20:
Thursday, November 21:
Friday, November 22:
Monday, November 25:
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: //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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