16. The Auto Decision

The Auto Decision

Learning Outcomes

There are five objectives for this section:
 
A. Determine How a Car Fits into Your Financial Plan
B. Understand Key Issues of Auto Ownership
C. Understand How to Buy or Lease a New Car and Understand the Lease Versus Buy Decision
D. Understand the Challenges of Buying a Used Vehicle
E. Understand the Special Challenges of Leasing
 

Chapter Reading

Please read the chapter on "The Auto Decision" (PDF)

 

Slide Presentation

Please click here for the PowerPoint slide presentation (PPT) for this chapter, or here for the slides as a PDF.

 

Video

 

Assignments

Here are the assignments for "The Auto Decision"

 

Tools

The following learning tools may be helpful with this chapter:

Lease Versus Buy Analysis Spreadsheet

 

Additional Materials

Major Automobile Websites:

Kelley Blue Book

Edmunds.com

NADA

Verify Vehicle History:

CARFAX