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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 24

Monday, February 4: No QOD

Tuesday, February 5: Businesses establish financial goals, just like individuals do. What are some of the characteristics of effective Business Financial Goals?

Wednesday, February 6: No QOD

Thursday, February 7: What do you think makes a company financially healthy? What are some examples of financial problems a business might face?

Friday, February 8: No QOD

 

WEEK 25

Monday, February 11: People are always saying “time is money”. What exactly do you think this means? Do you agree or disagree? Explain.

Tuesday, February 12: Explain how both interest rates and inflation affect decisions made by business owners.

Wednesday, February 13: What are some ways that the government can ENCOURAGE economic growth in our economy?

Thursday, February 14: Is there a difference between growing and improving a business? Is it possible to grow and not improve or improve but not grow? Explain.

Friday, February 15: What is the accounting cycle? What are the 6 steps in the accounting cycle?

 

WEEK 26

Tuesday, February 19: What is an INFORMATION SYSTEM? What types of information does a business collect? What do they use it for?

Wednesday, February 20:

Thursday, February 21:

Friday, February 22:

 

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

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IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

Copies of the syllabus, weekly sheets, worksheets, and handouts can be downloaded in PDF format below.
 

SYLLABUS & WEEKLY SHEETS

FSS Syllabus 2018-19

FSS Guide & Forms 2018-19

FSS Weekly Sheet 19 20

FSS Weekly Sheet 21

FSS Weekly Sheet 22

FSS Weekly Sheet 23

FSS Weejly Sheet 24

FSS Weekly Sheet 25

FSS Weekly Sheet 26

 

WORKSHEETS & HANDOUTS

FSS Stock Market Game

CFIN 1-1

Researching Your Portfolio

CFIN 1-2

Article: Inflation Makes Incomes Small

CFIN 1-3

Article: Dominos Delivers Turnaround

CFIN 1-4

CFIN 1 Case Study

CFIN 1 Review

Article: What a CEO Really Does

CFIN 2-1

CFIN 2-2

CFIN 2 Case Study

PowerPoint: Forms of Business

CFIN 2-3

Financial Institutions

CFIN 2-4

CFIN 2 Review

CFIN 3-1

CFIN 3-2

MartyGRASS Financial Stmts

CFIN 3-3

CFIN 3 Case Study

Wuzzup Widgets

CFIN 3-4

Simple and Compound Interest

CFIN 3 Review

CFIN 4-1

CFIN 4 Case Study

CFIN 4-2

  

CORPORATE FINANCE TEXT

CFIN 1 Text

CFIN 2 Text

CFIN 3 Text

CFIN 4 Text

  

CLASS REPS

 

Sarah Addison 
Sarah Addison
 
Katelyn Gerde 
Katelyn Gerde
 
Trisha Marie Paasa 
Trisha Marie Paasa