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

(341) Total Posts to Date

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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 »

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By: Adam West • 7/29/21

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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

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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

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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 »

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By: Adam West • 7/26/21

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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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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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3,268 views

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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 »

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By: Adam West • 7/20/21

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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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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

Guide

4,016 views

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Cash Loans For $500 to $1,000 in 2021

$500 to $1,000 Cash Loans For Bad Credit

For many Americans, cash loans for $500 to $1,000 are the only thing separating them from taking care of an... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/15/21

Guide

3,598 views

13 min read

1-Month Payday Loans in 2021

Payday Loans You Can Repay Over 1 Month

The best 1-month payday loans give you more time to repay your payday lender. While most cash advance loan options... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/14/21

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7,136 views

9 min read

Smarter Loans Marketplace Connects Consumers to Beneficial Loan Products and Financial Education

Smarter Loans: A Financial Marketplace and Educational Tools

In a Nutshell: When Canadians need transparent, unbiased information about loans and other financial products, they... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/9/21

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7,174 views

9 min read

Urgent Care Clinics Can Help Patients Avoid Debt for Non-Life-Threatening Illness and Injuries

Urgent Care Clinics Can Help Patients Avoid Debt for Illnesses

In a Nutshell: When faced with a non-life-threatening injury or illness, a patient’s most cost-effective choice for... read more »

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By: Adam West • 7/7/21

Guide

8,755 views

11 min read

Instant Approval Payday Loans in 2021

7 Instant-Approval Payday Loans

Instant approval payday loans are one of the internet’s biggest gifts to bad credit borrowers. Gone are the days... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/1/21

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13,785 views

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GradReports Helps Students Determine the ROI for College Degree Programs and Student Loans

GradReports Helps Students Compare Loans and Degrees

In a Nutshell: When students and their parents weigh colleges and degree programs, cost is often a significant... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/24/21

Guide

10,894 views

15 min read

Best Auto Loans in Texas of 2021

3 Best Auto Loans You Can Get in Texas

The best auto loans in Texas can be found online through online lending networks. Of course, we know more than just... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/22/21

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11,951 views

9 min read

Linden, New Jersey: Low Taxes and an Expanding Economy Offer Opportunities to Save Money and Reduce Debt

Linden, NJ: Low Taxes and Job Opportunities Can Reduce Debt

In a Nutshell: As rising taxes spur migrations away from high-cost areas in the United States, Linden, New Jersey,... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/23/21

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11,160 views

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Wage Theft Targets Low-Income Workers in a Variety of Industries and Can Exacerbate Debt Issues

Wage Theft Targets Low-Income Workers and Leads to Debt

In a Nutshell: Wage theft is surprisingly common among low-income workers despite laws and oversight tools designed... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/22/21

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Coding Bootcamps Such as Flatiron School Offer Valuable Tech Education to Boost College ROI and Help Students Reduce Debt

Coding Bootcamps Can Help Students Reduce Debt

In a Nutshell: Tech-oriented bootcamps are quietly reshaping education and training in the United States. The... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/21/21

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13,205 views

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UK Government Loans Help Small Businesses Bridge the Gap to Recovery Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

UK Government Loans Help Small Business Recovery

In a Nutshell: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the British government and the British Business Bank have... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/21/21

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16,160 views

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The Lunch Money Multicurrency App Helps High-Earners Easily Manage Their Credit and Finances

Lunch Money App Offers Credit and Financial Management

In a Nutshell: Lunch Money is a multicurrency money management app designed to meet the needs of modern spenders.... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/18/21

Guide

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Urgent Loans For Bad Credit in 2021

7 Urgent Loans For Borrowers With Bad Credit

Time typically isn’t your ally when you need urgent loans for bad credit. Emergencies happen without warning — and... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/16/21

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11,835 views

9 min read

Competency-Based Learning Offers Opportunities for Higher Earnings with Less Student Loan Debt

Competency-Based Learning Offers Education with Less Debt

In a Nutshell: Competency-based educational programs allow students to learn at their own pace, quickly prove... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/11/21

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25,156 views

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UWSWPA Provides Resources and Support to Families Dealing With Debt Issues

UWSWPA: Resources for Families Dealing with Debt

In a Nutshell: When residents of Southwestern Pennsylvania face financial hardship, they often turn to their local... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/10/21