Megan Foukes

Megan Foukes is a recent graduate from Indiana University who graduated with a bachelor’s in journalism. Megan works as a content writer for Auto Credit Express and contributes to several automotive and finance blogs.

Recent Contributions by Megan

  • Buying a Car with Bad Credit

    January 17, 2019

    You don’t need perfect credit to get a car loan. In fact, there are many lenders out there who work with credit-challenged car buyers. But…

  • Hate that New Car? How Long Until You Can Trade it In?

    January 17, 2019

    While there’s no set time until you can finally trade in your car, it’s best to wait until you have equity. It’s possible to trade…

  • Can You Roll Over Negative Equity?

    January 16, 2019

    Also called being underwater on your trade-in, owing more than your car is worth can make the car buying process tough if you’re looking to…

  • 7 Steps to Getting a Post-Bankruptcy Auto Loan

    January 10, 2019

    If you recently completed a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, there are some steps you need to take toward getting a car loan. It…

  • Should I Consider Buying a Fleet Vehicle?

    January 10, 2019

    Fleet vehicles aren’t like generic used cars – these vehicles were used as rentals or for commercial or business purposes, probably have high miles, and…

  • What is a Joint Auto Loan?

    January 4, 2019

    A joint auto loan is when two people – typically spouses – sign a contract and agree to share a car loan. There are many…

  • What’s an Adverse Action Notice?

    January 4, 2019

    When you apply for credit and you’re denied, under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the landlord, dealer, lender, or, even, employer must send you…

  • Buying a Minivan with Bad Credit

    December 26, 2018

    The minivan is modern-day America’s family car. Commonly associated with soccer moms and large families, a van is perfect for families that need the extra…

  • Think You Can Save Money By Going Carless? Think Again

    December 26, 2018

    Ridesharing services such as Uber or Lyft have become a popular alternative mode of transportation across the US. While it may seem like you’re saving…

  • Use Your Spouse’s Income to Qualify for a Car Loan

    December 26, 2018

    You can combine (comingle) incomes for a car loan with your husband or wife. When you comingle funds with a co-borrower, it not only makes…