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, October 22: The Q1 Exam is coming up TOMORROW … how are you feeling about it? What do we need to review today (be specific)?
Tuesday, October 23: No QOD - SLO & Exam
Wednesday, October 24: What exactly is CREDIT? What are some of the Pros and Cons of credit?
Thursday, October 25: List five sources of credit. For each of the sources, list what the most common uses might be.
Tuesday, October 30: Explain the BENEFITS and COSTS of using credit in your own words. (Give 3 examples of each).
Wednesday, October 31: What is IMPULSE BUYING? What can you do to reduce the risk of making these types of purchases when you go shopping?
Thursday, November 1: Give examples of Manual and Electronic Payment Options. Explain the ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES of each.
Friday, November 2: Give as many examples of CONSUMER LOANS as you can think of. Which ones are secured? Unsecured?
Monday, November 5: What are 5 helpful hints for establishing and maintaining good credit?
Wednesday, November 6: What exactly is “real estate”? What is included when you buy it? How do most people afford it?
Thursday, November 7: If you get into trouble overspending on credit, what are some of your options for getting UNSTUCK?
Friday, November 8: What is the purpose of BANKRUPTCY? Explain the difference between Chapter 7, 13, and 11 bankruptcy.
WEEK 13 14
Monday, November 12: What is IDENTITY THEFT? Explain how it happens and why it’s such a big problem today.
Thursday, November 15:
Friday, November 16:
Tuesday, November 20:
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
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/
Fast Company: www.fastcompany.com
Young Entrepreneur: www.youngentrepreneur.com
Wall Street Cheat Sheet: //wallstcheatsheet.com/
Tax Information for Students: //www.irs.gov/individuals/students/index.html
Ohio Society of CPAs: www.ohiocpa.com
American Institute of CPAs: www.aicpa.org
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