Getting a Car

Lessons Covered

  • Leasing vs. Buying
  • Paying for Your Car
  • To Buy a New or Used Car?
  • Car Insurance
  • Selling Your Car

Buying a Car

Buying your first car can be a complicated process. Finding a reliable car that fits your budget is a challenging task in and of itself, and other details like choosing a warranty, applying for loans, and getting auto insurance can make the whole ordeal seem overwhelming. Luckily, FinancialFit offers efficient money management strategies and car shopping tips to help you stay on track.

How to Get a Car

Before you start shopping for your first vehicle, you'll need to examine your current earnings and expenses to determine how much you can afford to spend. You'll also need to know your credit score and understand how it will affect your ability to buy the car you want. Our educational modules can teach you everything you need to know about creating a realistic car-buying budget.

We also have comprehensive lessons to help you learn about:

  • Pros and Cons of Buying New vs. Used Vehicles
  • Comparing Interest Rates and Insurance Costs
  • Financial Obligations of Leasing a Vehicle vs. Buying One Outright
  • Possible Opportunities for Car-Related Tax Deductions
  • Cost of Buying a Car in Person vs. Online
  • Saving Up for Eventual Ownership

Planning to Purchase Your Next Vehicle

Some people might be hoping to buy a vehicle as soon as possible, while others may be planning to save up and purchase their dream car within the next few years. Whatever your time frame, FinancialFit can teach you how to develop a budget that accounts for your current expenses and helps you put money away for your first automobile.