Bethany Hickey

Contributing Writer

Bethany Hickey is a graduate from the University of Michigan-Flint, with a bachelor’s in English-Writing. She is a content writer for Auto Credit Express, CarsDirect, and many other automotive blogs, as well as the Poetry Editor for UM-Flint’s writing magazine.

Recent Contributions by Bethany

  • Why Are Facebook Marketplace Cars So Cheap?

    September 15, 2021

    When you’re shopping online for a used vehicle with private sellers, there may be more risk involved in the overall transaction. However, you may find…

  • Returning a Car at the End of a Lease Term

    September 9, 2021

    If you leased your vehicle through a captive leasing company, such as Ford Motor Credit, then you can typically return it to any franchised dealer…

  • Can You Still Buy a Car While Evicted?

    August 30, 2021

    Many consumers may be facing eviction with the recent lift of the eviction ban that was instituted in September of 2020. If you're facing eviction,…

  • Can You Lease A Car For 1 Year?

    August 24, 2021

    Occasionally, lessees have the option of choosing a one-year car lease. They’re not common, but they do exist. Average Car Lease Terms Typically, vehicle lease…

  • Credit Scores Are Going Up: How’s Yours?

    August 23, 2021

    Despite the economic turmoil that impacted many borrowers in the last year, credit scores amongst car buyers are going up. If you haven’t seen an…

  • What if I Don't Use an Approved Bad Credit Car Loan?

    August 17, 2021

    The good news is that nothing happens if you decide to not use a loan that you were approved for, including a bad credit auto…

  • Do I Need Cash Down to Refinance a Car?

    August 16, 2021

    Typically, there are no down payment requirements to refinance a vehicle. However, if you don’t have equity in your car, you may need to front…

  • What Are the Advantages of Paying Cash for a New Car?

    August 12, 2021

    If you have the cash on hand to pay for a car in full, then it can offer you quite a few benefits. If you…

  • Legal Age to Own a Car

    August 12, 2021

    If you have a valid driver’s license, a vehicle can typically be registered in your name, but not in every case. The legal age to…

  • How Lease Buyout Auto Loans Work

    August 11, 2021

    A lease buyout loan is what you want if you decide to keep the car you’re leasing. These loans allow you to purchase the leased…

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