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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 email@example.com.
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).
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?
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.
Why is it important to review your credit report at least once a year? How would you go about doing this?
RECRUITING TOURS! (No QOD)
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?
What is the difference between stocks and bonds? Why might a corporation sell a bond to raise money instead of selling stock?
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?
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
FSS Student Guide and Forms
FSS Syllabus 2022-23
FSS Week 9
FSS Week 10
FSS Week 11
FSS Week 12
FSS Week 13 & 14
FSS Week 15
PFIN 7-1, Blogging about Personal Finance
PFIN 7-3, Calculating Interest, PFIN 7 Review
PFIN 8-3, PFIN 8 Review, Credit Card Myths
Cubicle Estate Project
PFIN 9-1, Debt Collectors, Debt Cases
PFIN 9-2, 9 Ways to Go Bankrupt
PFIN 9-3, PFIN 9 Review, Scams and Schemes
PFIN Unit III Test
PFIN 10-1, Saving Investing and the Invisible Hand
PFIN 10-2, SmartArt
PFIN 10-3, PFIN 10 Review, Buy What You Know
Getting to Know the Stock Markets
PFIN 11-1, What Is A Bond?
PFIN 11-2, Investment Strategies, Mutual Funds
PFIN 11-3, PFIN 11 Review, Would You Buy This Stock
PFIN 12-1, Risk Return Liquidity, Ways to Save & Invest
PFIN 12-2, Risk Return Grid, Case for Diversification