Adam West

Adam West

Bad Credit Expert

Adam is a Contributing Editor at Digital Brands, Inc., where he writes and edits articles for BadCredit.org and CardRates.com, among other websites. With more than a dozen years of experience in newspapers, Adam now works closely with finance experts and industry leaders to ensure readers are always in the know.

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(82) Total Posts to Date

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Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Why Lexington, Kentucky, Deserves to Be Your Next Budget-Friendly Destination

Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Lexington, Kentucky

While considered a luxury, traveling is a great way to get out of your comfort zone and experience culture in ways... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/18/18

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The Cat House on the Kings — A California Rescue that Helps Control Pet Populations and Enables Low-Cost Adoptions

The Cat House on the Kings Enables Low-Cost Adoptions in California

In a Nutshell: In most cases, a house with nearly 1,000 cats raises eyebrows. But The Cat House on the Kings takes... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/17/18

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Learning Heroes Resources and Tools Empower Parents to Promote Academic Excellence

Learning Heroes Empowers Parents to Help Kids Achieve More

In a Nutshell: Research shows many parents don’t fully understand how well their children are performing in school.... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/16/18

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Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Why Julian, California, Deserves to Be Your Next Budget-Friendly Destination

Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Julian, California

For many people who inhabit America’s largest cities, a vacation can often mean escaping the hustle and bustle to... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/15/18

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Mental Health and Money — The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) Weighs in on How Financial Stress Affects Your Well-Being

ADAA Weighs in on How Financial Stress Affects Your Well-Being

In a Nutshell: Mounting debt tends to bring about feelings of being overwhelmed, especially for those already... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/11/18

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DreamHost’s Remixer Empowers Entrepreneurs to Build a Professional Web Presence in Minutes

DreamHost’s Remixer: Build a Pro Web Presence in Minutes

In a Nutshell: A common strategy for improving your financial health is creating new sources of income. For those... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/10/18

Guide

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8 Online Personal Loans (No Credit Check, Bad Credit OK)

Personal Loans without a Credit Check

Applying for a personal loan with poor credit can often be an extreme exercise in persistence as you search for a... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/10/18

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Up to 80% Savings on Prescription Drugs — GoodRx Helps Consumers Cut Medication Costs Through Comparison Shopping

GoodRx Saves Consumers Up to 80% on Prescription Drugs

In a Nutshell: There is, quite frankly, no simple answer to the question of why prescription drugs are priced the... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/9/18

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Living Light Culinary Institute Dishes on the Financial, Environmental, and Long-Term Health Benefits of a Raw, Plant-Based Diet

Living Light Culinary Institute: Budgetary Benefits to a Better Diet

In a Nutshell: A common misconception is that healthier diets always come with higher price tags. However, avoiding... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/8/18

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Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Why Cheyenne, Wyoming, Deserves to Be Your Next Budget-Friendly Destination

Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Cheyenne, Wyoming

While vacations are considered to be luxuries, a lot can be gained from getting out of town — and your comfort zone... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/7/18

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Buy Low and Sell High — CampusBooks Helps Students Save on Costly Textbooks and Get More Back at Resale

CampusBooks Helps Students Compare and Save on Textbooks

In a Nutshell: As if university tuition and housing weren’t costly enough, textbooks can also be surprisingly... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/3/18

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4,277 views

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Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Why Madison, Wisconsin, Deserves to Be Your Next Budget-Friendly Destination

Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Madison, Wisconsin

One great thing about college towns is the cost of living. Broke students inhabit these magical places nearly... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/2/18

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The Particle Adventure — Berkeley Lab’s Unique, Free Approach to Understanding Particle Physics Serves as an Invaluable Classroom Resource

The Particle Adventure — Berkeley Lab's Free Physics Resource

In a Nutshell: Success in the sphere of education is a major determiner of financial well-being later in life, but... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/1/18

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Committed to Community and Commerce — Quality of Life, Leisure, and Learning Drive Economic Growth in Overland Park, Kansas

Quality of Life and Learning Drive Economic Growth in Overland Park

In a Nutshell: When Overland Park, Kansas, was founded, the goal was to make it an attractive place to live and... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/30/18

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Maintaining the Highest Possible Standards for Financial Counseling: AFCPE Helps Consumers Gain Access to the Most Informed Advice

AFCPE: Keeping Standards High in Financial Counseling

In a Nutshell: It’s natural — and sometimes necessary — to seek advice when it comes to your personal finances. But... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/27/18

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The Institute for Transportation Development and Policy Works Toward Urban Equity and a Reduction in Congestion on a Global Scale

ITDP Works Toward Urban Equity and a Reduction in Congestion

In a Nutshell: Since the early 20th century, the automobile has shaped life in America — but it’s not always been... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/26/18

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Accessible, Equitable, and Effective — Boston Medical Center’s Programs for Underserved Populations Take a Multidisciplinary Approach to Health Care

BMC's Versatile Approach to Equitable Health Care

In a Nutshell: When merely keeping a roof over your family’s head is a daily challenge, nutritional and medical... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/24/18

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California’s Community Solutions™ Agency Helps Children Overcome Trauma to Perform Better Academically

Community Solutions™ Helps Children Overcome Trauma

In a Nutshell: Education is one of the biggest factors in determining earnings potential. However, many children... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/23/18

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Insights for Your Future – kununu Uses Employee and Applicant Reviews to Provide Job Seekers with Clear Employment Expectations

kununu: Employee Reviews Make Job Searches More Transparent

In a Nutshell: When searching for a job, it’s tough to anticipate what a company’s hiring process and culture will... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/20/18

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Kindness is Free — KindSpring Inspires People with Ways to Spread Positivity in the World

KindSpring Inspires People with Free Ways to Spread Positivity

In a Nutshell: In a world full of stress and strife, a single positive act can seem inconsequential. However, the... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/12/18

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Fill Your Pockets, Not Landfills — NextWorth Will Pay Top Dollar for Your Used Consumer Electronics

NextWorth Pays Top Dollar for Used Consumer Electronics

In a Nutshell: As new consumer electronics enter the market, the value of old devices tend to rapidly decline. But... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/11/18

Guide

11,341 views

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9 Best Credit Card Companies for Bad Credit

Credit Card Companies for Bad Credit

When a low budget means cutting costs, many of us go from brand name products to generics. But while some generic... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/10/18

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9,450 views

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Best Cities to Jump-Start Your Career: Mauldin, SC, Enjoys Strong Economic Growth Alongside Community-Focused Development

Best Cities to Jump-Start Your Career: Mauldin, South Carolina

In a Nutshell: Our financial futures are often tied to the communities in which we live and work. That’s why it’s... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/6/18

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16,944 views

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Dealing with Debt Down Under — The Financial Rights Legal Centre Provides Education, Assistance, and Advocacy for Australian Consumers

Financial Rights Legal Centre: Education, Advice, and Advocacy

In a Nutshell: When Australians experience problems with debt, banking, and insurance, the Financial Rights Legal... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/5/18

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11,116 views

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Building a Better Financial App — Low-Code Platform Mendix Helps Companies Meet Customers’ Digital Needs

Mendix Helps Financial Services Meet Customers’ Digital Needs

In a Nutshell: In the digital age, consumers expect convenience, but building professional-quality mobile... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/4/18