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

(64) Total Posts to Date

Guide

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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

3,819 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

3,872 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

8,766 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

9,084 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

15,282 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

11,964 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

9,432 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

19,306 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

19,435 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

32,980 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

21,335 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

26,832 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

19,040 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

22,230 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

Guide

32,080 views

17 min read

Chapter 7 vs. Chapter 13 — How Much Does it Cost to File Bankruptcy?

How Much Does it Cost to File Bankruptcy?

Whether you’re buried under unpaid medical bills, burdened by credit card balances, or bothered by loan default,... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 6/15/17

Guide

29,932 views

7 min read

9 Best Credit Cards for Poor Credit ([current_year]‘s Top Bad Credit Offers)

The 9 Best Credit Cards for Poor Credit

While most people recognize the importance of knowing their consumer credit score, as with many things in life, a... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 6/5/17

Guide

46,314 views

9 min read

6 Facts — Credit Report Charge Off Meaning & How to Remove It

What it Means to Have a Credit Report Charge Off

Every industry has a collection of terms and phrases specific to that industry, often called “jargon.” For... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 5/25/17

Blog

36,423 views

11 min read

JustGiving: How the Original Digital Fundraising Platform Has Helped Make Over $4.2B Worth of Difference for Thousands of Global Causes

JustGiving: Helping Make $4.2B+ Worth of Difference

In a Nutshell: Some of life’s most tragic events are small, touching only our lives and families. Others are so... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 5/16/17

Study

52,344 views

13 min read

3 Studies Show the Average Credit Score by Age & Generation ([current_year])

Studies Show the Average Credit Score by Age

In personal finance, credit scores are what make the world — or, at least, the lines of credit — go ’round. So it’s... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 5/12/17

Blog

28,574 views

9 min read

Over 8 Million Job Postings: ZipRecruiter’s Advanced Machine-Learning Algorithm Helps Take the Work Out of Finding Work

ZipRecruiter's Algorithm Takes the Work Out of Finding Work

In a Nutshell: Finding the right job can sometimes seem as difficult as identifying a habitable exoplanet. In a sea... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 5/9/17

Blog

62,776 views

13 min read

Craft a Mistake-Free Résumé for Any Position with Help from the Ginger Page Writing App

Build a Mistake-Free Résumé with the Ginger Page Writing App

In a Nutshell: Although many of today’s job-seekers rely on the internet and digital applications, the résumé still... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 5/3/17

Guide

51,516 views

13 min read

“How Much Mortgage Can I Qualify For?” (3 Loan Questions Answered)

How Much Mortgage Can I Qualify For?

Watching any of the dozens of home-buying shows peppering the airways these days is enough to inspire almost anyone... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 4/25/17

Guide

32,201 views

17 min read

7 Online Picks for a Free Credit Score (Without Credit Card Requirements)

7 Picks for a Free Credit Score Without a Credit Card

Nowadays, it often seems as if every other commercial is some company or other telling you how vital it is for you... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 4/18/17

Blog

32,406 views

9 min read

Give a Little, Save a Lot — How Gumdrop from Goodshop Lets You Shop, Save, and Donate from Any Browser

Gumdrop Lets You Shop, Save, and Donate from Any Browser

In a Nutshell: While often one of the most understated features of a retailer’s online checkout page, the “Submit... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 4/12/17