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 a Rebuilt Title

    May 22, 2018

    When it comes time to buy a car, sometimes the best deals are found from private-party sources. But not all of these used cars are…

  • Extended Warranties Explained

    May 17, 2018

    You may be wondering if an extended warranty is worth your time and money. While it’s not required, extended warranties can come in handy and…

  • How to Save for a Car when You're Tight on Money

    May 15, 2018

    The best thing a potential car buyer can do is calculate their budget and save up the right amount of money. It takes time to…

  • How Much Income Do I Need to Qualify for an Auto Loan?

    May 10, 2018

    All lenders have income requirements a borrower needs to meet in order to qualify for an auto loan. The amount varies by lender, and whether…

  • Can You Use a Trade-in as a Down Payment on a Lease?

    May 8, 2018

    A consumer looking to lease a vehicle is still able to trade in their current car. Trading in won’t change the overall cost of the…

  • How to Build Credit Without a Credit Card

    May 3, 2018

    Not everyone is comfortable with or ready to take on a credit card. Even though having a credit card is one of the best ways…

  • How Long Should Your Auto Loan Term Be?

    May 1, 2018

    Everyone’s auto loan will be different, and one loan term may be better than another depending on a borrower’s financial situation. Both short- and long-term…

  • Do I Need GAP Insurance?

    April 19, 2018

    Guaranteed asset protection (GAP) insurance isn’t required, but it can come in handy if a borrower finds themselves with a totaled car. What Does GAP…

  • What is Auto Refinancing?

    April 19, 2018

    Refinancing is when a borrower replaces an existing loan with a new one, which can save money with a lower interest rate. Benefits of Refinancing…

  • How to Avoid Overpaying on Your Auto Loan

    April 11, 2018

    Make sure you have a budget ready before taking out an auto loan. No two auto loans will be the same, and there are three…