5. Major Purchases and Buying on Credit - The Home and Auto Decision

Learning Outcomes

This chapter will discuss five topics. They are:
 
A. Financial Perspectives: Avoid Debt
B. Building Credit
C. Protecting Your Identity
D. The Home Decision
E. The Auto Decision
 

Chapter Reading

Please read the chapter on "Major Purchases and Buying on Credit: The Home and Auto Decisions" (PDF)

 

Slide Presentation

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Video

 

Assignments

Here are the assignments for "Major Purchases and Buying on Credit: The Home and Auto Decisions"

 

Tools

The following learning tools may be helpful with this chapter:

Exhibit 5.1 Home Loan Comparison with Prepayment and Refinancing

Exhibit 5.2 Maximum Mortgage Payments for LDS

 

Additional Materials

The following readings are suggested for this chapter:

Reading 5.1 I have a Question - Home Ownership - William Berrett

Reading 5.2 How to Spot a Ponzi