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

(401) Total Posts to Date

Guide

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33 min read

Large Loans For Bad Credit in 2022

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,... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/12/22

Blog

11,050 views

11 min read

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

Jersey Shore FCU Helps Build Stronger Communities

In a Nutshell: When the COVID-19 pandemic led southern New Jersey businesses to close and send workers home, Jersey... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/12/22

Blog

15,295 views

13 min read

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

Bank On Provides Key Products in Underbanked Communities

In a Nutshell: Bank On is an initiative operated by the CFE Fund that helps unbanked and underbanked populations... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/1/22

Guide

23,370 views

23 min read

Pre-Approved Credit Cards For Bad Credit in 2022

11 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... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/9/22

Guide

18,888 views

15 min read

12 Personal Loans For Fair Credit

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.... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/20/22

Blog

29,196 views

11 min read

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

ITRC Helps Consumers Protect and Rebuild Credit

In a Nutshell: The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) has offered free remediation and recovery services to... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/13/22

Blog

28,441 views

11 min read

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

Financial Partners Credit Union Grows with Members and Communities

In a Nutshell: More than 85,000 members count on Financial Partners Credit Union to provide support wherever they... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/2/22

Blog

27,709 views

11 min read

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

The QuickMD Telehealth Platform Makes Care Convenient and Affordable

In a Nutshell: Dr. Talib Omer founded the QuickMD telehealth platform to deliver urgent care, women’s health, and... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/23/22

Blog

33,180 views

11 min read

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

Sontiq Helps Consumers and Businesses Protect Credit

In a Nutshell: Identity theft and credit card fraud are on the rise, with the number of reports increasing by... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/11/22

Study

51,595 views

11 min read

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

The Institute for Gender and the Economy Explores Wage Inequality

In a Nutshell: Researchers at the Institute for Gender and the Economy at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/20/22

Guide

57,665 views

25 min read

Short-Term Loans For Bad Credit Online in 2022

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... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/13/22

Blog

40,176 views

11 min read

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

Frost Bank’s Community Approach to Business and Financial Literacy

In a Nutshell: Frost Bank strives to bolster its business practices and help people break through the stigma of... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 4/6/22

Guide

33,826 views

33 min read

Loan Companies For Bad Credit Available Online 

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... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/31/22

Guide

51,810 views

13 min read

6 of the Easiest Loans to Get Online

6 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... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/21/22

Blog

41,509 views

11 min read

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

In a Nutshell: Many Americans who live paycheck to paycheck are vulnerable to financial emergencies, which can make... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/17/22

Blog

76,279 views

11 min read

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

In a Nutshell: Students from a broad range of backgrounds choose the University of Akron School of Law to pursue... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/14/22

Guide

87,431 views

33 min read

Bad Credit Loans With Quick Approval

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... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/10/22

Blog

53,924 views

11 min read

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

First Alliance CU Provides Beneficial Loans and Accounts

In a Nutshell: First Alliance Credit Union was founded in 1932 by a group of Minnesota firefighters. Over the... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/9/22

Guide

71,776 views

29 min read

Easiest Auto Loans to Get in 2022

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... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/8/22

Guide

77,690 views

11 min read

4 Bad Credit ATV & UTV Loans

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,... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/8/22

Guide

45,264 views

33 min read

Cash Loans Without a Bank Account Required

3 Cash Loans without a Bank Account Required

You probably feel like you have no options if you’re looking for cash loans without a bank account requirement.... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/7/22

Guide

59,616 views

11 min read

6 Best Bad Credit Car Dealership Loans

6 Best Car Dealership Loans for Bad Credit

If your credit rating is holding you back from getting a vehicle, consider one of the best bad credit car... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/3/22

Study

68,960 views

11 min read

Corporate Concentration Can Lead to Debt and Other Financial Issues for Small Businesses and Consumers

Corporate Concentration Can Lead to Debt and Financial Issues

In a Nutshell: Starting a small business is difficult, but when larger corporate entities already dominate the... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/3/22

Guide

64,226 views

15 min read

12 Buy Now, Pay Later Options with Bad Credit

12 Buy Now, Pay Later Options for Bad Credit

Emergencies happen — cars sputter, pipes leak, appliances break — and fixing these unpleasant surprises rarely... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/4/22

Blog

66,177 views

11 min read

Swash Empowers Users to Monetize Their Data, Earn Money, and Pay Down Debt

Swash Users Can Monetize Data to Pay Down Debt

In a Nutshell: Earning revenue from data has historically been exclusive to tech giants. Swash wants to change that... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 2/24/22