Bringing financial education to all our members

We have developed a Financial Wellness Center, in partnership with MoneyEdu, to offer online courses, a full article library, and personal credit counseling agents that can meet with you on your time.

Course of the Month

This month's iTHINK Financial Wellness Center education course topic is:

Buying A Car

Buying a Car Introduction
An introduction to the basics of this major purchase and responsibility.

Choosing a Make and Model
A look at four important factors to consider when choosing a car: fuel consumption, insurance rates, reliability, and depreciation.

  • The Total Cost of Ownership
    Understanding the many costs associated with owning a car - from financing to taxes.
  • Buy or Lease?
    Understanding the pros and cons of vehicle leasing.
  • Financing a Car Purchase
    How a loan affects the total cost of buying a car.
  • Evaluating a Used Car
    How to "do your homework" before buying a used car.
  • Setting a Target Price
    How to set a realistic target price for both new and used vehicles.
  • Negotiating Price
    Know what to expect when negotiating the best deal.
  • Avoiding Surprises
    Think the negotiating is finished when you agree on a price? Here's how to negotiate dealer extras and extended warranty pitches.
  • Common Mistakes When Buying a Car
    Twelve common mistakes to keep in mind when shopping for a car.

The iTHINK Financial Wellness Center offers personalized financial education.

You now have access to courses and tools for your unique goals and lifestyle.

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Courses

Complete learning experiences with dozens of topics such as Budget Basics, Financial Planning, Having a Baby and Buying a Car. Personalized registration is available by entering your name, email address and creating a password.

Calculators

Get a quick reality check for making your financial plan. From estimating a loan payment to assessing potential investment returns, financial calculators are quick and easy to understand.

Credit Counseling

Need to talk to a credit counselor? Call Money Management International at 877.311.2227 or visit moneymanagement.org.

How to use the iTHINK Financial Wellness Center

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