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Fundamentals of Financial Services & Corporate Finance
 
"Financial Services Seniors" consists of two courses: Fundamentals of Financial Services and Corporate Finance. Throughout the second year of the program, FSS students focus on all aspects of personal finance and business finance ... and prepare for a successful transition to college and beyond.
 
      
 

Financial Services Seniors


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 4

Tuesday, September 3: How are prices actually determined in a market economy? If you were starting up a business, how would YOU figure out what to charge?

Wednesday, September 4: No QOD!

Thursday, September 5: How are businesses able to CREATE demand for a product? Give a couple examples.

Friday, September 6: What are some types of advertising that businesses use? Why should businesses have a clear picture of who their target audience is?

 

WEEK 5

Monday, September 9: What is the difference between an I-9, a W-4, a W-2, a 1099-INT, and a 1040-EZ?

Tuesday, September 10: Today is our first BPA 2Tuesday (2nd Tuesday of the month, same as our chapter meeting day). What are 3 things you’re hoping to get out of BPA this year? 

Wednesday, September 11: Aside from the test that you’re about to take, what’s on your mind today? 

Thursday, September 12: Today we will start with our first BPA Team Project: SBM, GMT, or PMT. What are the keys to a great presentation?

Friday, September 13: You got started on your BPA Project yesterday. What ideas did you come up with? What is your plan?

 

WEEK 6

Monday, September 16: Today is the last class period to work on your GMT projects. They are due by midnight! So … how do you feel about your project? 

Tuesday, September 17

Wednesday, September 18

Thursday, September 19

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: //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

FSS Syllabus 2019-20

FSS Guide and Forms

FSS Week 1 & 2

FSS Week 3

FSS Week 4

FSS Week 5

FSS Week 6

 

WORKSHEETS & HANDOUTS

FS SUMMER ASSIGNMENT

PFIN 1-1 (not assigned)

PFIN 1-2

Paragraph: College Bound Calendar

PFIN 1 Review

Learn More Earn More

PFIN 2-1

PFIN 2-2

Computing Gross & Net Pay

Career Passport (Narrative & Employability)

PFIN 2-3

PFIN 2 Review (not assigned)

PFIN 3-1

PFIN 3-2

PFIN 3-3

PFIN 3 Review

BPA Project: SBM GMT PMT

  

PERSONAL FINANCE TEXT

PFIN 1 Text

PFIN 2 Text

PFIN 3 Text

PFIN 4 Text

  

CLASS REPS

 

Simon Coffey 
Simon Coffey
 
Michael Cordray 
Michael Cordray
 
Nick Yun 
Nick Yun