Adam West

Adam West
The Institute for Financial Literacy Provides Services that Inspire Lifelong Fiscal Learning in 500K Consumers & Counting

Bad Credit Expert

Adam West is a finance editor for BadCredit.org, where he regularly coordinates with financial experts and industry movers and shakers to report the latest information, news, and advice on topics related to helping subprime borrowers achieve greater financial literacy and improved credit scores. Adam has more than a dozen years of editing, writing, and graphic design experience for award-winning print and online publications, and specializes in the areas of credit scores, subprime financial products and services, and financial education.

Latest Posts

(353) Total Posts to Date

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Rehab Financial Group’s Alternative Loans Can Provide Funds to Help Investors Fix and Flip Houses

Rehab Financial: Loans for Fixing and Flipping Homes

In a Nutshell: The continued housing market boom presents an opportunity for new investors to fix and flip homes as... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 10/12/21

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2,678 views

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Abelmann Peterson Gives Clients the Chance to Make a Fresh Start Through the Bankruptcy Process

Abelmann Peterson: Fresh Starts Through Bankruptcy

In a Nutshell: When debt gets out of hand, consumers often turn to debt settlement or management. But in extreme... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 10/11/21

Guide

2,651 views

19 min read

Apps For Instant Money in 2021

12 Apps For Instant Cash Advance & Personal Loans

There are apps for contacting loved ones, losing weight, and finding a nearby movie theater — but what about apps... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 10/6/21

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5,187 views

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Unitus Community Credit Union Supports Financial Education and Wealth-Building in Local Neighborhoods

Unitus Community Credit Union Meets Local Member Needs

In a Nutshell: Unitus Community Credit Union aspires to live up to the word “community” in its name. The Oregon... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 10/5/21

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8,592 views

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Consumers Who Understand Insurance Coverage Can Save Money and Reduce Debt After Disasters

Insurance Education Can Help Consumers Reduce Debt

In a Nutshell: Insurance is an essential product for those who want to safeguard their property. But the process of... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/22/21

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8,840 views

13 min read

Service Year Alliance Connects Young People With Debt-Free Gap Year Opportunities to Build Skills

Service Year Alliance: Debt-Free Gap Years & Career Building

In a Nutshell: Service Year Alliance is an organization that connects young people to service opportunities across... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/23/21

Guide

7,202 views

21 min read

Payday Loan Organizations of 2021

7 Best Payday Loan Organizations

Payday loan organizations can come in many forms, and knowing which to avoid can save you a lot of money, stress,... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/13/21

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RIP Medical Debt Acquires and Retires Crippling Medical Debt for Consumers

RIP Medical Debt Helps Retire Consumer Medical Debt

In a Nutshell: Medical care is a basic necessity, but medical debt can be a crippling burden that drastically... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/9/21

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13,255 views

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The Conference Board Offers Insights on the Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery and Rising National Debt

The Conference Board: Insights on Post-Pandemic Recovery

In a Nutshell: The national debt is a pressing problem that has repercussions for personal finance in the United... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/2/21

Guide

16,155 views

21 min read

Credit Saint vs. Lexington Law: 2021 Review

Credit Saint vs. Lexington Law: Which Is Best?

We dug far below the surface data to get to the bottom of the Credit Saint vs. Lexington Law debate. Instead of... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/31/21

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Bankruptcy Expert Erik Clark Offers Insights on the Process and Benefits of Reputable Representation

Erik Clark on Bankruptcy: Benefits and Representation

In a Nutshell: Bankruptcy is never something to be taken lightly, but in many cases, it is a way for people to get... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/31/21

Guide

22,752 views

27 min read

Bad Credit Loans With Low Interest Rates in 2021

13 Bad Credit Loans With Low Interest Rates

We’ve researched the best bad credit loans with low interest rates so you don’t have to. Whether you’re looking for... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/25/21

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22,815 views

9 min read

Emsi: Economic Models and Tools That Can Enhance the Value of College Tuition and Student Loans

Emsi Economic Models and Tools Can Enhance Student Loan ROI

In a Nutshell: The value of a college degree is largely based on the outcomes for students, including what job they... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/18/21

Guide

15,477 views

15 min read

“Get Money Now, Pay Later” Loans in 2021

11 "Get Money Now, Pay Later" Loans

Get money now, pay later loans are the best way to borrow money without having to repay your debt right away. A... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/12/21

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25,020 views

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Aggressive Credit Repair Aims to Improve Scores for Clients Committed to Paying Down Debt

Aggressive Credit Repair: Fast, Effective Credit Improvement

In a Nutshell: Consumers can clean up their credit reports and improve their credit scores on their own, but it... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/5/21

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25,128 views

9 min read

American Consumer Credit Counseling Offers Free Advice and No-Cost Debt Management Services

ACCC Offers Counseling and Debt Management

In a Nutshell: A credit score can be a useful tool or a barrier for consumers needing financial products. That’s... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/5/21

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31,568 views

11 min read

Side Hustle Nation Brings Expert Advice to Gig Workers Seeking Financial Independence and Early Retirement

Side Hustle Nation: Expert Advice on Gig Work

In a Nutshell: In an expanding gig economy, side hustles represent an effective way to achieve financial... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/28/21

Guide

37,012 views

13 min read

Short-Term Loans With No Credit Check in 2021

7 Short-Term Loans With No Credit Check Required

Finding affordable short-term loans with no credit check is a tricky process, but one that we can help you... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/27/21

Guide

21,276 views

19 min read

Credit Repair Cost: 15 Best Services & Their Pricing in 2021

15 Best Credit Repair Services & Their Pricing

You may worry about the price tag when signing up for credit repair services, but your total credit repair cost is... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/26/21

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23,348 views

9 min read

Credit Union ONE’s Card Products and Resources Help Members Achieve Financial Independence

Credit Union ONE Products Foster Financial Independence

In a Nutshell: Credit Union ONE serves members across Michigan with beneficial products and financial education... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/22/21

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18,690 views

9 min read

Sadek and Cooper Law Offices Help Clients Make Fresh Financial Starts Through Bankruptcy

Sadek and Cooper: Fresh Starts Through Bankruptcy

In a Nutshell: Debt is a problem many modern consumers face, especially during the economic turmoil brought on by... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/21/21

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30,396 views

9 min read

Louisville Urban League Offers a Unique Approach to Debt and Building Wealth Through Homeownership

Louisville Urban League: A Holistic Approach to Debt and Wealth

In a Nutshell: The Louisville Urban League takes a holistic approach to advancing homeownership by providing... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/20/21

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Cirkled In: Reducing Student Debt by Helping Students Showcase Themselves for Scholarship Applications and More

Cirkled In: Student Portfolios Can Help With College

In a Nutshell: Cirkled In is a LinkedIn-inspired portfolio platform built for high school students that is secure,... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/20/21

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32,851 views

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HSH Provides Insights on How Credit Can Help or Hinder the Homebuying Experience

HSH Shows How Credit Can Help in Homebuying

In a Nutshell: The housing market shifted significantly in 2020. On the supply side, fewer homes went on the... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/16/21

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18,821 views

9 min read

MOVO: A Payment App That Democratizes Banking Access and Helps Consumers Reduce Credit Reliance

MOVO Payment App Can Help Reduce Credit Reliance

In a Nutshell: While traditional banks and financial institutions are going digital, their business models still... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/19/21