October 26-October 30

Personal Finance:

Monday-Continue Wal-Mart Movie

Tuesday-Finish Movie and Receive Corresponding Questions. Due by Thursday. Remember when you are thinking about these questions to consider both viewpoints: pro and con to big box stores, employment factors, economic impact, how these concepts affect your personal budget and the power of the consumer.

Wednesday-NEFE Workbook Exercises 5C & 5D. Due by Friday.

Thursday-Insurance Discussion. Hand back Chapter 2 Quiz. Bring Insurance Workbook.

Friday-Inventory Sheet for Apartment. We’re going shopping again!

FYI. Here is an article examining some of the most prevalent myths and facts about Car Repair.

http://blogs.consumerreports.org/cars/2009/10/car-care-myths-vs-reality.html?EXTKEY=I91ECON&CMP=OTC-ConsumeristLinks

 

 

Some wise advice on credit card usage:

http://www.hulu.com/watch/1389/saturday-night-live-dont-buy-stuff

 

Computer Applications:

Monday-Supplementary Project 28

Tuesday-Intro to Tables. Step by Step 1.1 Project 29-Due by Thursday.

Wednesday-Step by Step 2.1 and 2.2. Complete Project 30.

Thursday-Check for Understanding. Review for Quiz on Friday. Step by Step 3.1. If finished, please go ahead to Project 31.

Friday-Quiz and TBA.

Current Event: For both Computer Apps and Personal Finance

Retailers are tracking your every move. Please read and be ready to discuss and answer questions next week.

http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/retail/2009-10-25-retailers-tracking-web-behavior_N.htm?csp=Tech

Radio Station: The Four Person Rule is in effect now. Please do not disregard this, as it will lead to suspension from the station. We are at that time, where everybody should have a basic understanding of how to use Garage Band. If you are still having difficulty, talk to me and we will set up a training session with myself and/or some of the more experienced staff. Don’t be afraid to jump in and try it!

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