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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.
 
    
 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

Financial Foundations 7


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 10

Monday, October 22: High and Low of the Quarter: What was your favorite thing in FiFo this quarter? Your least favorite? Why?

Tuesday, October 23: No QOD - Assembly

Wednesday, October 24: No QOD - Exam

Thursday, October 25: What do you think are the biggest things that the government spends money on? Where does the money come from?

 

WEEK 11

Tuesday, October 30: Why does the government provide certain goods and services (like roads), but not others (like cars)? 

Wednesday, October 31: Government is more-or-less “hands off” in a market economy, but what kinds of “market failures” (problems) should the government step in to fix? 

Thursday, November 1: Why do you think the government should maintain competition in our economy? Are there any industries where it just makes sense to have monopolies?

Friday, November 2: Why does the government need to “redistribute income”? How does it do this? (give some examples)

 

WEEK 12

Monday, November 5: No QOD (Blackout!)

Wednesday, November 6: Why is STABILITY important in our economy? What can the government do to help? Give examples.

Thursday, November 7: To see how you’re doing, a doctor might check your temperature, pulse, and blood pressure. How can economists tell how well our ECONOMY is doing? (give me a few ideas)

Friday, November 8: What is meant by UNEMPLOYMENT? How is the unemployment rate calculated?

 

WEEK 13 14

Monday, November 12: What is the formula for GDP and what does it mean in words?

Wednesday, November 14: What is the Federal Reserve? What purposes do you think it serves?

Thursday, November 15

Friday, November 16

Monday, November 17

Tuesday, November 20

 

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

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 1

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 2

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 3

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 4

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 5

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 6

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 7

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 8

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 9

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 10

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 11

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 12

FiFo7 Weekly Sheet 13 14

 

WORKSHEETS & HANDOUTS

Guide to Economic Reasoning

Why Didn't Chris Rock Go To College

Opportunity Cost Mysteries

Making Decisions

To Choose or Not

Rules & Incentives

Maximizing Utility

Economic Systems

Interview with Mr. Market

Social Goals

Gain from Trade

FiFo Test 1 Review

Competitive Markets in Your Life

Why Demand Changes

Latte Letdown

Why Supply Changes

The Amazing Farmer Jones

PowerPoint: Supply & Demand

S&D Concepts Review

The Donut Shop

Tales of Four Markets

Why So Much

Price Ceilings & Floors

Paying Attention to Prices

Price & Scarcity

Price Changes Matter

FiFo Test 2 Review

What Is A Market?

Aliens!

Circular Flow

A Visit With Adam Smith

When There Isn't Competition

Entrepreneur in You?

Fickle Financial Services

FiFo Test 3 Review

Roles of Government

Preamble Lesson

Constitution and the Economy

Public Goods & Services

Externalities

Fair Tax Worksheet

Say What? / Have You Seen the News?

What Component of GDP?

The Business Cycle

 

CLASS REPS

 

Robbie Brockert 
Robbie Brockert
 
Cheyenne Goldick 
Cheyenne Goldick
 
Jose Martinez 
Jose Martinez