Adam West

About the Author

Adam West

Adam was written, edited, and managed content for news outlets and digital publications for nearly 20 years. Since specializing in finance in late 2016, his editorial focus has been on consumer financial literacy. Adam is most knowledgeable in the areas of credit scores, financial products and services, and the banking industry.

Latest Posts

399 posts written/edited to date

Guide

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11 Large Loans For Bad Credit (Feb. 2024)

11 Large Loans For Bad Credit Borrowers

You may think that large loans for bad credit don’t exist — but as the online loan industry grows and expands, there are more opportunities than... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/12/22

Blog

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5 min read

Jersey Shore FCU: Credit-Building Products and a Mission of Giving Help Build Stronger Communities

Jersey Shore FCU Helps Build Stronger Communities

When the COVID-19 pandemic led southern New Jersey businesses to close and send workers home, Jersey Shore FCU stepped up to help... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/1/22

Blog

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7 min read

Bank On Helps Local Banks and Credit Unions Provide Financial Products to Underbanked Communities

Bank On Provides Key Products in Underbanked Communities

Bank On is an initiative operated by the CFE Fund that helps unbanked and underbanked populations access basic financial products,... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/1/22

Guide

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6 Pre-Approved Credit Cards For Bad Credit (April 2024)

6 Pre-Approved Cards For Bad Credit Applicants

For people in search of a little wiggle room in their budgets, pre-approved credit cards for bad credit can make a big difference. Credit cards... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/28/22

Guide

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12 Personal Loans For Fair Credit (Feb. 2024)

12 Personal Loans For Fair Credit Applicants

Having fair credit — defined by FICO as a score of between 580 and 669 — can make it harder to qualify for a loan. But many lenders are willing... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/20/22

Blog

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Identity Theft Resource Center Offers Guidance to Help Consumers Protect and Rebuild their Credit

ITRC Helps Consumers Protect and Rebuild Credit

The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) has offered free remediation and recovery services to identity fraud victims since 1999.... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/13/22

Blog

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Financial Partners Credit Union Helps Members and Communities Build Strong Foundations for Success

Financial Partners Credit Union Grows with Members and Communities

More than 85,000 members count on Financial Partners Credit Union to provide support wherever they are on their financial journey.... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/2/22

Blog

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The QuickMD Telehealth Platform Delivers Affordable and Convenient Care Options to Underserved Patients

The QuickMD Telehealth Platform Makes Care Convenient and Affordable

Dr. Talib Omer founded the QuickMD telehealth platform to deliver urgent care, women’s health, and pediatric care, and now offers... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/23/22

Blog

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Sontiq Helps Consumers & Businesses Stay Safe Online with Identity Theft and Credit Protection Products

Sontiq Helps Consumers and Businesses Protect Credit

Identity theft and credit card fraud are on the rise, with the number of reports increasing by almost 50% from 2019 to 2020. When... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/4/22

Study

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The Institute for Gender and the Economy: How Narrowing the Wage Gap Benefits Everyone

The Institute for Gender and the Economy Explores Wage Inequality

Researchers at the Institute for Gender and the Economy at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management explore the... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/20/22

Guide

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11 min read

7 Short-Term Loans For Bad Credit Online (Feb. 2024)

7 Short-Term Loans For Bad Credit Online

The internet makes it easy to find short-term loans for bad credit online, whether you need a quick payday loan to get you to next week or a... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/13/22

Blog

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5 min read

Frost Bank’s Community-Centric Approach to Business and Financial Literacy

Frost Bank’s Community Approach to Business and Financial Literacy

Frost Bank strives to bolster its business practices and help people break through the stigma of financial illiteracy with its... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/6/22

Guide

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15 min read

7 Best Loan Companies For Bad Credit Online (Feb. 2024)

13 Loan Companies For Bad Credit Online

You can find loan companies for bad credit online that offer just about any kind of financing you need. Whether you need a small cash loan or a... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/31/22

Guide

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9 min read

9 Easiest Loans to Get Online (Feb. 2024)

9 of the Easiest Loans to Get Online

Just about everything can be done online these days, from grocery shopping to filing your taxes to taking college courses. Even the process of... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/21/22

Blog

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H&R Block Teams Up With The Money Coach to Offer Tax Tips and Advice on Achieving Financial Freedom

H&R Block Teams Up With The Money Coach to Offer Tax Tips

Many Americans who live paycheck to paycheck are vulnerable to financial emergencies, which can make it hard for them to build... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/17/22

Blog

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The University of Akron School of Law: Valuable Legal Education and a Strong Job Placement Track Record

University of Akron School of Law Offers Effective Legal Training

Students from a broad range of backgrounds choose the University of Akron School of Law to pursue their legal education. The... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/14/22

Guide

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17 min read

7 Bad Credit Loans With Quick Approval (Feb. 2024)

10 Bad Credit Loans With Quick Approval

Bad credit loans with quick approval are a great way to get money fast when you need it. They can help you pay bills, cover an emergency, or... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/10/22

Blog

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First Alliance Credit Union Benefits Members and Communities Through Loans and Charitable Efforts

First Alliance CU Provides Beneficial Loans and Accounts

First Alliance Credit Union was founded in 1932 by a group of Minnesota firefighters. Over the decades, the credit union has... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/9/22

Guide

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13 min read

9 Easiest Auto Loans to Get (March 2024)

The Easiest Auto Loans You Can Get With Bad Credit

The easiest auto loans to get won’t leave you waiting for a ride at the bus stop. These secured loans not only work for consumers who have bad... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/8/22

Guide

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5 min read

5 Best Bad Credit ATV & UTV Loans (Feb. 2024)

ATV & UTV Loans for Bad Credit Applicants

If you’ve decided that an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) or utility task vehicle (UTV) fits into your lifestyle, financing the purchase is probably... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/8/22