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Car Ownership
Before students get their first car, make sure they know what they are in for. This collection will help prepare students for what will probably be their first major purchase. Students will calculate the costs of buying a new or used vehicle, understand how car insurance works, explore financing options, and more.

Lesson

Choosing Sides: Which Drivers Would You Insure?

In this personal finance lesson, students will participate in insurance pools to learn how car insurance markets deal with risks.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Insurance, Risk and Return
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Owning a Car

In this personal finance lesson, students will analyze the cost of owning a car and decide what they can afford.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Goods and Services
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What Car Should I Buy?

In this personal finance lesson, students will compare the costs of buying a new car to a used car.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Goods and Services
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In the Market for a New Car?

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn by role-playing in the car buying process.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis
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Car Loan Project

In this personal finance lesson, students will evaluate different advertisements about cars to learn about the car buying process.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Scarcity
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