Educate Yourself: How the Heck Do I Buy A Used Car?
January 22–23rd 2022
If you’re thinking of buying a new car, but are intimidated by the process or overwhelmed by options and price tags, this is the class for you. You’ll leave knowing how to differentiate between a good deal and a lemon, how to determine a budget that makes sense for you, and typical pitfalls to avoid.
Saturday – 45 mins.:
Determining the best car for your specific budget
Where to Buy the Car (Online resources, Car Lots, Dealerships, etc)
Which dealerships to buy from
Places to stay away from
Dealership vs private party purchases
Financing detail for before you begin shopping
Budgeting for the purchase and first few months
How and where to finance your car
When and how to buy using cash (paid in full)
Sunday – 45 mins.:
Test Driving Your Car
Checking over the car yourself, before you pay a mechanic
Finding a mechanic to inspect the car
Deciding to make the purchase
Determining how much you should be paying for the car
The art of negotiating
Negotiating with a dealer vs a private party
A 15 minute live Q & A held at the end of each class day. You’ll have access to my vast portfolio of information to ask anything you want to make the process the smoothest for you.
What is the cost?
Class is sliding scale $69 to $159 payable via PayPal. For more information about the sliding scale model and suggestions for what you should pay, see the Frequently Asked Questions page.
10% of the revenue of this class will be donated to directly support a trans person of color in need of living expenses. I also have a scholarship fund for folks that can’t afford to take this class. Priority goes to people of color, trans people, and folks with disabilities. Apply for a scholarship here.
Where and when is this class held?
This is an online class that is held on Zoom from January 22 – 23rd. At 2:00 pm EST, I will go live and discuss and teach. You’ll be able to ask questions live and will even be able to go back and re-watch the recorded class videos for 30 days.