Brittney Mayer

Brittney Mayer

Bad Credit Expert

Brittney is a Contributing Editor for Digital Brands, Inc., where she uses her extensive research background to develop comprehensive guides and in-depth company profiles for BadCredit.org and CardRates.com. Brittney specializes in translating complex ideas into readable, engaging content for B2C and B2B audiences.

Latest Posts

(74) Total Posts to Date

Guide

5,152 views

9 min read

[current_year] Fingerhut Review — A Good Option for Bad Credit?

2017 Fingerhut Credit Account Review

It took tens of thousands of people over seven years of constant work to build the Roman Colosseum. Hundreds of... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 11/9/17

Guide

6,266 views

7 min read

How to Remove Negative Items from Your Credit Report Before 7 Years

How to Remove Negative Items from Your Credit Report

All throughout grade school, we’re taught to live in fear of the Permanent Record, a nebulous file that forever... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 10/31/17

Study

9,972 views

9 min read

Studies Indicate the Credit Card Dispute Process Works (For Those Who Do It Right)

Studies Indicate Credit Card Disputes Work When Done Right

Although I don’t know where, exactly, I’m convinced that somewhere lies an immense mountain of missing socks... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 10/30/17

Guide

8,112 views

9 min read

Auto Credit Express Reviews ([current_year] ): The Best “Bad Credit” Car Loan?

Auto Credit Express Review: Good Loans for Bad Credit?

My friend Carol has terrible luck with cars. It seems that every time I talk to her, she’s lost another vehicle,... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 10/26/17

Guide

7,271 views

11 min read

5 Things to Know About VA Home Loans for Bad Credit

5 Things to Know About Getting a VA Home Loan with Bad Credit

Being an active or retired member of the military can come with a lot of special joys — but also a number of... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 10/24/17

Guide

13,832 views

7 min read

6 Best Consolidation Loans to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

6 Best Consolidation Loans to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

Several years ago, I had a coworker, Autumn, who had a penchant for peacocks that bordered on an addiction. She had... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 10/17/17

Guide

18,144 views

7 min read

9 Best Online Unsecured Loans for People with Bad Credit

9 Best Unsecured Personal Loans for Bad Credit

Growing up, my brother never seemed to completely grasp the concepts behind the game of Monopoly. He’d sail his... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 10/10/17

Guide

11,355 views

7 min read

First PREMIER® Credit Card Reviews + Top 3 Alternatives

First PREMIER® Credit Card Reviews

If you put yourself in the right perspective, just about everything has pros as well as cons. For instance, an... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 10/6/17

Guide

15,045 views

19 min read

12 Quickest Ways to Fix Your Credit Score

12 Quickest Ways to Fix Your Credit Score

For all that credit can be a powerful tool, it can also be the means by which we get ourselves into a whole heap of... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 10/4/17

Guide

12,870 views

7 min read

9 Best Short-Term Loans for Bad Credit ([current_year])

9 Best Short-Term Online Loans

I enjoy the outdoors. I like to hike up trails and kayak down rivers, camp under the stars and watch the sunrise.... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 9/29/17

Guide

12,480 views

7 min read

3 Best Second-Chance Car Loans for Bad Credit ([current_year])

3 Best Second-Chance Car Loans for Bad Credit

Despite the fact that you can learn your credit score from a wide variety of sources, including numerous free apps,... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 9/25/17

Guide

18,707 views

13 min read

8 Easy Steps — How to Fix Your Credit Score Fast

How to Fix Your Credit Score

While the range of possible credit scores can vary based on the model used to calculate your score, the two most... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 9/18/17

Guide

14,664 views

7 min read

Top 3 Personal Loans for Bad Credit with Monthly Payments

Top 3 Personal Loans with Monthly Payments

Although a convenient and easy way to make purchases, your favorite credit card is probably a bad place to keep... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 9/13/17

Guide

26,860 views

11 min read

3 Refinance Mortgages for Bad Credit (Loan Refinancing)

How to Refinance Your Mortgage & Top 3 Companies

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the average American homeowner will stay in their home for... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 8/31/17

Guide

22,974 views

11 min read

4 Methods of Carpet Financing for Bad Credit

4 Methods of Financing New Flooring with Bad Credit

If the hearth is the heart of the home, then the flooring must be its skin. And, like skin, your home’s flooring... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 8/25/17

Guide

21,604 views

9 min read

10 Best Credit Cards for Bad Credit (No Deposit / Unsecured)

10 Best Credit Cards with No Deposit Required

Despite how you get there, being stuck trying to rebuild bad credit can be a difficult situation. Unfortunately,... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 8/18/17

Guide

15,950 views

13 min read

15 Best Online Loans for Bad Credit ([current_year])

15 Best Bad Credit Loan Providers: Personal, Auto & Mortgage

Although there was a time when a poor credit score may have prevented you from obtaining even the smallest loan,... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 8/15/17

Guide

35,514 views

17 min read

How to Improve Your Credit Score — 13 Ways to Boost Your Credit

13 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

With so many companies and ads putting up a near-continuous racket about the importance of checking your credit,... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 8/7/17

Guide

32,032 views

7 min read

9 Installment Loans for Bad Credit (Direct Lenders & Networks)

Find a Direct Lender with the Best Installment Loan Networks

At the most basic level, consumer loans can be placed into one of two categories: those that must be repaid in a... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 8/2/17

Study

28,096 views

9 min read

2017 Statistics Show Average Credit Card Debt Rising in American Households

The Average Credit Card Debt is Rising in American Households

Already approaching 7.5 billion halfway through 2017, the world population is projected to top the 8 billion mark... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 7/28/17

Guide

30,540 views

9 min read

How to Get a Car Loan with Bad Credit ([current_year]‘s Best Auto Financing)

How to Get a Car Loan with Bad Credit

In the first quarter of 2017, 107 million Americans held auto debt — a record-setting number. But with the average... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 7/13/17

Guide

52,992 views

11 min read

“How is Your Credit Score Calculated?” — 5 Parts of a FICO Score

How is Your Credit Score Calculated?

Over the last 30 years, the consumer credit score has gained a key role in many aspects of our finances, so it’s... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 7/3/17

Guide

47,124 views

15 min read

3 Loan Types — How to Get a Bank Loan with Bad Credit

How to Get a Bank Loan with Bad Credit

Although it would certainly be nice if we could all afford to get along without credit, paying cash isn’t always a... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 6/27/17

Blog

48,535 views

11 min read

How the UK’s Financial Ombudsman Service Provides an Objective Perspective in Consumer Complaints for Regulated Financial Products

How the Financial Ombudsman Service Provides an Objective View

In a Nutshell: While we’ve all likely had to return a dud purchase now and then, finding issues with your financial... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 6/21/17

Blog

47,145 views

9 min read

ONLYOFFICE: Editor’s Choice Award™ for Best Free Open-Source Office Suite for Personal, Nonprofit, and Educational Use

ONLYOFFICE: Editor's Choice™ for Best Free Open-Source Office Suite

In a Nutshell: From junior high to junior associate, access to a quality office suite can make or break your... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 6/16/17