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.

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GetRaised Leverages Employment Data to Help Workers Have Productive Conversations with Their Bosses and Increase Earnings

GetRaised Leverages Data to Increase Earnings

In a Nutshell: The key to earning a raise is demonstrating your tangible value as an employee. GetRaised simplifies... read more »

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By: Adam West • 7/7/20

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Camino Financial Offers Affordable Loans with a Focus on Boosting Latinx Small Businesses While Helping them Build Credit Profiles in the U.S.

Camino Financial: Affordable Loans for SMBs

In a Nutshell: Camino Financial specializes in unsecured loans for informal, Latinx-owned small businesses. Its... read more »

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By: Adam West • 7/6/20

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Gift of College Allows Individuals and Employers to Play a Part in a Student’s Higher Education by Contributing to a Tax-Free Savings Plan

Gift of College Helps Students Fund Higher Education

In a Nutshell: Gift of College allows anyone to contribute to college savings plans and student loan accounts for... read more »

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By: Adam West • 6/26/20

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National Parents Council Advances Education in Ireland with Free Parental Tools and Resources

NPC: Free Tools for Parents in Ireland

In a Nutshell: Parental support can have a critical impact on a child’s education. That’s why the National Parents... read more »

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By: Adam West • 6/25/20

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Kaiyo: An Online Used Furniture Marketplace that Offers Consumers Low-Cost, No-Hassle Buying and Selling of Built-To-Last Pieces

Kaiyo: A Quality Used Furniture Marketplace

In a Nutshell: Kaiyo is an online marketplace that offers savings on high-quality used furniture. The platform... read more »

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By: Adam West • 6/23/20

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PopUp Business School Stimulates Local Economies by Teaching Entrepreneurs How to Start Businesses without Going into Debt

PopUp Business School: Entrepreneurship without Debt

In a Nutshell: Many entrepreneurs believe they have to spend money to make money, but one organization set out to... read more »

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By: Adam West • 6/19/20

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Swipe Out Hunger Programs Work to Destigmatize Food Insecurity and Eliminate Hunger on U.S. College Campuses

Swipe Out Hunger Fights Food Insecurity on Campuses

In a Nutshell: Food insecurity is a problem across the United States, from urban areas to college campuses. Swipe... read more »

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By: Adam West • 6/17/20

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Steady Offers Resources, Data Analytics, and Advocacy to Help Hourly and Gig Workers Find Employment and Beneficial Financial Products

Steady: Resources and Advocacy for Workers

In a Nutshell: The coronavirus pandemic is forcing labor market shifts, and many workers find themselves struggling... read more »

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By: Adam West • 6/18/20

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Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah Empowers Student Startups in an Innovative Academic Environment

Utah’s Lassonde Institute Empowers Student Startups

In a Nutshell: The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at the University of Utah began as a program to commercialize... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/12/20

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MySupportCalculator Offers Canadians Accurate Spousal and Child Support Financial Calculation Tools

MySupportCalculator: Spousal and Child Support Tools

In a Nutshell: Canadians who need to accurately calculate potential spousal and child support payments often turn... read more »

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By: Adam West • 6/5/20

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By Miles Car Insurance Rewards Low-Mileage U.K. Drivers with Lower Premiums and Helpful Perks

By Miles Insurance Rewards Low-Mileage Drivers

In a Nutshell: With so many accessible mass transit platforms in the U.K., many drivers don’t often get to use... read more »

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By: Adam West • 6/3/20

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Otsimo’s Game-Based Special Education Apps Help Learners Improve Focus and Develop Practical Skills

Otsimo: Game-Based Special Education Apps

In a Nutshell: Otsimo is an ad-free educational experience designed for students with autism and other learning... read more »

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By: Adam West • 5/29/20

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GivingWay Offers International Volunteer Opportunities and Empowers Travelers and Professionals to Contribute In Person and Online

GivingWay Empowers International Volunteerism

In a Nutshell: Volunteering abroad is a great way to travel the world while improving the lives of those in need.... read more »

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By: Adam West • 5/27/20

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Denarium Closing Sales Event Offers Investors Collectible Bitcoin Wallets in its Online Store and through Auctions

Denarium Closing Sale Offers Collectible Bitcoin Wallets

In a Nutshell: Cryptocurrency enthusiasts and investors seeking a stylish, sophisticated way to store their tokens... read more »

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By: Adam West • 5/20/20

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GeoDB: A Blockchain Ecosystem that Rewards Users for Sharing their Data with Brands and Businesses

GeoDB Rewards Users for Sharing Data with Brands

In a Nutshell: Data collection, analysis, and sales are big business on the internet, and that’s unlikely to change... read more »

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By: Adam West • 5/14/20

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Doorsteps: An Online Real Estate Agency that Drastically Reduces Fees for U.K. Home Sales

Doorsteps: A Low-Cost Online Real Estate Agency

In a Nutshell: Doorsteps has claimed a growing share of the U.K. real estate market by offering two things:... read more »

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By: Adam West • 5/12/20

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Food For All Fights Hunger and Waste by Connecting Users with Discounted Restaurant Meals in Boston and New York

Food For All Helps Users Find Discounted Meals

In a Nutshell: Consumers are always looking for savings, and restaurants are always looking for ways to avoid... read more »

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By: Adam West • 5/7/20

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Triip Offers Blockchain-Based Travel Incentives to Reward Users for Sharing Itinerary and Excursion Data

Triip Offers Blockchain-Based Travel Rewards

In a Nutshell: Blockchain technology can enhance the speed and security of cross-border transactions, making it... read more »

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By: Adam West • 6/15/20

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Coalition for College Offers Online Tools and Resources to Help Under-Resourced Students Enhance Their Applications and Future Career Prospects

Coalition for College Offers Tools for Students

In a Nutshell: Earning a college degree can be an important step toward financial security, but for under-resourced... read more »

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By: Adam West • 5/1/20

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Cryptoindex Offers AI-Powered Tools and Data to Empower Smarter Investments in Cryptocurrencies

Cryptoindex: AI-Powered Tools for Crypto Investors

In a Nutshell: The events of early 2020 reminded the public just how vulnerable the stock market can be. They also... read more »

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By: Adam West • 4/29/20

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Farm Rescue Provides Volunteer Labor to Family Farms and Ranches Affected by Illness, Injury, or Natural Disasters

Farm Rescue Aids Family Farms and Ranches

In a Nutshell: Farming is a challenging profession, and an unfortunate event like a medical emergency or natural... read more »

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By: Adam West • 4/24/20

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Caterina’s Club Provides Meals, Housing Assistance, and Career Training to At-Risk Children and Families in Orange County, California

Caterina’s Club: Feeding, Housing, and Educating OC Children

In a Nutshell: Renowned Chef Bruno Serato founded Caterina’s Club to implement programs that benefit children and... read more »

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By: Adam West • 4/23/20

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MoneyTap Democratizes India’s Financial Market by Providing Access to Flexible Lines of Credit

MoneyTap Offers Flexible Credit Lines for Indian Consumers

In a Nutshell: Despite expanding access to bank accounts and digital payment tools, consumers in India still lack... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/22/20

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19,630 views

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coUrbanize Advances Egalitarian Community Planning with Digital Tools that Connect Citizens with Leaders and Developers

coUrbanize: Egalitarian Community Planning

In a Nutshell: The views expressed at public meetings are not always representative of broader community concerns.... read more »

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By: Adam West • 4/17/20

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DAKboard: Customizable Digital Displays that Can Enhance Productivity for Office Workers and Freelancers

DAKboard Digital Displays Enhance Productivity

In a Nutshell: DAKboard is a customizable digital display that empowers freelancers and office workers to organize... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/16/20