How To Buy A Car Without Getting Taken For A Ride

Dates:May 1, 2024
Meets:W from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:United Lutheran Seminary, 7301 Germantown Ave.
Cost: $34.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.


This class will equip students to confidently and successfully navigate the intimidating (and often too expensive) process of shopping for and buying a new car. Topics to be covered include: the traditional way to buy a car (the bad old days), a peek behind the curtain (how dealerships really operate), the 10 mistakes most car buyers make (and how to avoid them), handling dealer questions and manipulation, the easy and effective way to negotiate a good price, scams to watch out for, things that aren't as good as they might seem, and a few words about leasing and used cars.
Fee: $34.00

Fee Breakdown

Category Description Amount
Course Fee (Basic)Course Fee$ 34.00
Optional FeeDonation (optional)$ 0.00

United Lutheran Seminary, 7301 Germantown Ave.

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Route 23 bus stops at Germantown Avenue & Allens Lane, right in front. The Chestnut Hill East train stops 1.5 blocks away at Gowen Avenue & Devon Street. The Chestnut Hill West train has a stop called Allens Lane, about 2 blocks away at Allens Lane & Cresheim Road.

Alan Silverblatt

has been a caseworker, an attorney, and most recently a software developer for a large social services agency. His interests include helping others solve problems and avoid pitfalls in technology, car buying, and investments. A resident of Chestnut Hill, he's now happily retired and devoting more time to model railroading, hosting a rock and blues show on G-town Radio, and playing and singing in a band.

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