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, March 4: We just started looking at CREDIT. What are some things you’ve learned so far?
Tuesday, March 5: What is INTEREST … and why should we be interest-ed in learning about it?
Wednesday, March 6: What is an APR and what does it tell you?
Thursday, March 7: What are some important tips when buying a car? (hint: at least one of these tips should be about how to pay for it!)
Friday, March 8: What are some common credit problems that many young adults have?
Monday, March 11: What are some of the scams that you’ve heard of where people try to take advantage of you? How do you avoid them?
Tuesday, March 12: What do you think is the "secret" to becoming financially secure in life?
Wednesday, March 13: What are some risks that you might face in life? How can you deal with these risks?
Thursday, March 14: List as many types of insurance as you can think of. What’s the purpose of all these kinds of insurance?
Friday, March 15: What is the difference between Collision, Comprehensive, and Liability Insurance on your car?
Monday, March 18: What is the difference between an insurance DEDUCTIBLE and a PREMIUM?
Tuesday, March 19: What’s the most useful thing you’ve learned so far in this class?
Wednesday, March 20: No QOD (Exam)
Thursday, March 21: What is "LAW"? Why are laws important in any society?
Friday, March 22: What does the word “ETHICS” mean to you? Give an example.
The website links below are useful resources for any and all finance topics.
Yahoo Finance: //finance.yahoo.com
Google Finance: //finance.google.com
Market Watch: www.marketwatch.com
Investopedia (Info): www.investopedia.com
Finance Freak (Info): www.financefreak.com
Teen Analyst (Info): www.teenanalyst.com
Choose to Save (Resource): www.choosetosave.org
Manilla.com (Resource): www.manilla.com
Mint.com (Resource): www.mint.com
Treasury Direct (Resource): www.treasurydirect.gov
Tax Information for Students (Resource): //www.irs.gov/individuals/students/index.html
Ohio Society of CPAs: www.ohiocpa.com
American Institute of CPAs: www.aicpa.org
Start Here, Go Places: www.startheregoplaces.com
Feed the Pig: www.feedthepig.org
360 Degrees of Financial Literacy: www.360financialliteracy.org
Fast Company: www.fastcompany.com
Inc. Magazine: www.inc.com
Young Entrepreneur: www.youngentrepreneur.com