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

  • 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,…

  • Cosigned for a Car Loan and It Went Bad

    January 14, 2021

    If you cosign on an auto loan for a friend or family member, and things go south, it can become a difficult situation for everyone…

  • Rebuilt Titles: Is the Price Worth It?

    January 13, 2021

    If you’re considering a used vehicle with a rebuilt title, there are some risks involved. While branded-title cars tend to be less expensive than vehicles…

  • What Happens If My Leased Car Is Stolen?

    January 12, 2021

    Having a car stolen isn’t very fun. If it does happen to you and you’re currently leasing, your insurance coverage should step in to save…

  • Second Stimulus Check Could Help With a Car Loan

    January 11, 2021

    If you’re like most bad credit borrowers, you may be worried about meeting a down payment requirement for an auto loan. Subprime lenders, or bad…

  • Your Old Car Could Help You Get Another One

    January 7, 2021

    If you’ve got an older vehicle that you don’t want anymore and you’re itching for an upgrade, that car could help you get into another…

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