There is much more to the purchase of a new car (or a used one) than simply exchanging money for goods, or signing a loan agreement. The cost of the car isn’t just what it says on the sticker. Particularly if you use your car every day or several times a week, there will be constant costs and considerations in order to keep your car in good condition.
Buying a car isn’t as big of a financial commitment as buying a home. However, it is still one of the bigger financial decisions you will have to make. That is why it is important that to think thoroughly about the process of buying a car.
I’ve created a checklist for some things to consider when you are thinking about buying a car.