Owning a car can be one of life’s most exciting experiences. Whether you want a car to get to and from work, to pick up and drop off family members, or to shop for groceries, having your own car can make life a lot easier. However, buying and owning a car are not always easy to do. Purchasing a car can also be confusing and you may be targeted with unfair sales tactics by car salespeople. With this guide, the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE ) and NCLR have joined efforts to help you make smart financial decisions when buying a car.