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

  • When To Try for Auto Loan Refinancing

    March 1, 2021

    Auto loan refinancing can be a great way to save cash while you’re in a car loan. Many borrowers start a loan and aren’t completely…

  • How to Get the Lowest Auto Loan Rate Possible

    February 23, 2021

    Getting the lowest interest rate you can take a little planning, and possibly sprucing up your credit score if it isn’t the best. Here are…

  • Can You Buy Car Insurance at the Dealership?

    February 22, 2021

    Thanks to smartphones and other modern-day tech, buying auto insurance on the go is pretty seamless and convenient. You may even be able to buy…

  • Basic Car Leasing Jargon You Should Know

    February 17, 2021

    Leasing is quite different from vehicle financing. Whether you’re new to the world of leasing or you’re simply looking to compare your options, you should…

  • Can You Negotiate a Car Lease?

    February 15, 2021

    There are some things you can negotiate when you lease a vehicle, but many things aren’t determined by the car dealer. Here’s what you should…

  • How Do Dealer Rebates Work?

    February 9, 2021

    If you hear about money-saving rebates at a dealership, they’re actually issued by the car manufacturer. Here’s what you need to know about rebates offered…

  • How Soon Can I Return a Leased Vehicle?

    February 3, 2021

    How soon you can turn in your leased vehicle can largely depend on how much cash you have on hand. Early lease termination is an…

  • Paying Less on a Simple Interest Auto Loan

    February 1, 2021

    Have you taken a good, hard look at your auto loan amortization schedule? It outlines how much of your monthly payment is applied to your…

  • What Is the Easiest Way to Buy a Car?

    January 26, 2021

    How easy something is can be subjective, depending on what your definition of ease is! We're covering three easy ways to buy a car, and…

  • Why is Depreciation Faster on New Cars?

    January 19, 2021

    Borrowers are often told to purchase used vehicles because they depreciate much slower than new ones. Why do new cars lose their value so fast,…

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