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Financial Foundations

   

"Financial Foundations"
allows students to explore the exciting world of finance in a fast-paced, interactive environment. FiFo students learn about the business environment, our economy, money management, and business law.
 
    
 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

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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 28

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?

 

WEEK 29

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?

 

WEEK 30

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.

 

FINANCE LINKS

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

AccountingEdu.org: www.accountingedu.org

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

VentureBeat: www.venturebeat.com

Fast Company: www.fastcompany.com

Entrepreneur: www.entrepreneur.com

Inc. Magazine: www.inc.com

Young Entrepreneur: www.youngentrepreneur.com

Entrepreneurship.org: www.entrepreneurship.org

 

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

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

SYLLABUS & WEEKLY SHEETS

FiFo Syllabus 2018-19

FiFo Guide & Forms 2018-19

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 19 20

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 21

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 22

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 23

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 24

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 25

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 26

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 27

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 28

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 29

FiFo1 Weekly Sheet 30

 

WORKSHEETS & HANDOUTS

TINSTAAFL

Making Cents of Your Career

Education Pays Off

Understanding Your Paycheck

PowerPoint: Budgeting Basics

Budgets Are Beautiful

Making the Most

Checking Out Checking Accounts

Completing a Checkbook

Types of Investment Risk

Suzie's Decision

Hot Stock Tips

Happy Birthday Cookie

How to Buy and Sell Stocks

MarketWatch Begins

FiFo Test Review Sheet

Stock Market Review

Spending and Credit

What is Credit?

Reading Credit Reports

All About Interest

Comparing Credit Cards

Reading Credit Statements

Car Deal Package

Credible Credit Counselors

Scams and Schemes

Choices and Risks

PowerPoint: Dealing with Risks

Protecting Yourself with Insurance

FITB Review - Credit & Insurance

Article: Nation of Cheaters

 

BLAW TEXTBOOK

BLAW 1 LA CT

 

CLASS REPS

 

 

 Caleb Gaines 
Caleb Gaines
  
Sandy Mongar 
Sandy Mongar
  
Cameron Wharton 
Cameron Wharton