Earlier we went over things you need to know before getting your CHL. This video talks about preparation for the CHL class.
Video by Safety Solutions Academy on YouTube.
Choosing the right firearm involves many factors. Some of the factors include:
Purpose: home protection, hunting, etc
Size of Individual: it is important to find a firearm that fits your hand and body size
Price: prices vary by gun type, brand, and purpose
This article has useful information on choosing a gun.
Getting a concealed carry license can be a long, complicated process. There are forms and paperwork that needs to be done before being issued a license. On top of that you need to pass a firearms test. Ruger Firearms on YouTube has some great video on firearms training. This video is an introduction to a concealed carry course.
To read more about concealed carry laws check out this Wikipedia article.