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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.
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