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*Personal Financial Literacy Resource Guide*

Chapter 6 Introduction

While making consumer purchases may not be considered in most financial plans, these choices affect financial resources available for other purposes. This chapter starts with a discussion of various purchasing strategies. Next, a systematic approach to buying a motor vehicle or other major purchase decisions is presented.  The chapter concludes with a discussion of consumer protection actions and legal alternatives available to individuals.

LO 6.1: Identify strategies for effective consumer buying

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LO 6.2: Implement a process for making consumer purchases

LO 6.3: Describe steps to take to resolve consumer problems

LO 6.4: Evaluate legal alternatives available to consumers

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