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: Households, Businesses & Government are connected. Briefly explain HOW and then give some examples of financial activities between each of them. What role does finance play in society?
Tuesday, January 14: It’s officially competition week for tested events! What are your plans for last minute prep?
Wednesday, January 15: Think of an important financial decision that you will be making in the next year or so. Briefly walk through the 5 steps of the personal financial planning process for this decision.
Thursday, January 16: You own a small bookstore. Name 2 Sources and 2 Uses of funds for your business. Give an example of a Current Expense and a Capital Expense for the store.
Friday, January 17: Government plays a large role in our economy (now more than ever). What are the sources of government funds? What are some of the uses?
Tuesday, January 21: What is the role of the Board of Directors for a corporation? What about theCEO, COO, and CFO? Who are they and what are their roles?
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: //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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