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- Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Communications, Elon University
About the author
Rebecca Betterton is the auto loans reporter for Bankrate. She specializes in assisting readers in navigating the ins and outs of securely borrowing money to purchase a car. Rebecca is passionate about empowering women to make informed financial decisions in the showroom.
When Rebecca isn’t researching recent trends in the world of auto finance, she is an avid runner and a lover of interior design.
Rebecca is passionate about providing clarity and accessibility to the automotive loans industry as the cost of used cars has skyrocketed due to inflation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rebecca has been the auto loans reporter at Bankrate since 2021. Prior to her time at Bankrate, she was a social media reporter and copywriter.
She earned her bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communications and a minor in Women's Gender and Sexuality from Elon University.
Rebecca's Latest Articles
2 min read Jun 01, 2022
Consider which type of incentive saves you the most money overall.3 min read Jun 01, 2022
After everything is said and done, your new car is going to cost significantly more than just the sticker price.2 min read May 31, 2022
Don’t let scammers drive off with your online car buying dreams.4 min read May 31, 2022
You don’t necessarily have to wait to trade in your car that’s not paid off. It comes down to one factor: equity.3 min read May 31, 2022
Refinancing your auto loan can get you a lower interest rate or lower car payment.5 min read May 29, 2022
Walk off the lot — or click Buy — with confidence by knowing you’re getting the best deal possible.3 min read May 29, 2022
Want out from that bad deal you made? Here’s how to walk away with the least possible damage.4 min read May 29, 2022