Cars and Cash: What To Know Before You Go (Page One Economics, Focus on Finance)

What do you need to know before buying a car? Aside from knowing what you want in a vehicle, you’ll need to know about budgeting and credit before you start shopping. Learn some car-buying basics in the February 2019 Page One Economics: Focus on Finance essay.

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Education Level: 6-8 9-12 College Non-educators
Subjects: Personal Finance Career and Technical Education
Concepts: Credit Budget/Money Management Lenders/Borrowers Interest Types of Loans
Resource Types: Publication Lesson
Languages: English