Brittney Mayer

Brittney Mayer
23 Years & 5M+ Clients: Nonprofit Consolidated Credit™ Offers Debt Management & Financial Counseling to Help You Learn How to Get — and Stay — Out of Debt

Bad Credit Expert

Brittney Mayer is a credit strategist and debt expert who uses her extensive research background to write comprehensive consumer guides aimed at helping readers make educated financial decisions on the path to building better credit. Leveraging her vast knowledge of the financial industry, Brittney’s work can be found on a variety of websites, including the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, US News & World Report, NBC News,TheSimpleDollar.com, CreditRepair.com, Lexington Law, CardRates.com, and CreditCards.com, among others.

Latest Posts

(129) Total Posts to Date

Guide

22,803 views

15 min read

Personal Loans For Bad Credit With Monthly Payments

Top Personal Loans With Manageable Monthly Payments

When you need to finance a long-term purchase, one option is to take out a personal installment loan. But finding... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 6/9/22

Guide

33,982 views

21 min read

15 Online Loans (No Credit Check, Instant Approval & Alternatives)

Online Alternatives to No Credit Check Loans

Some sayings are universally considered to be bad; for example, nothing good has ever really come after the... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 6/7/22

Guide

33,984 views

25 min read

Emergency Loans For Bad Credit

11 Emergency Loans For Bad Credit Borrowers

Although everyone rebuilding their credit knows to establish an emergency fund for unexpected expenses, even a... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 5/18/22

Guide

46,214 views

15 min read

Quick Loans For Bad Credit (Personal, Car & Home Loans)

12 Quick Loans For Bad Credit Borrowers

In many cases, a single financial misstep can spawn a variety of woes, not the least of which is that you may need... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 4/21/22

Guide

40,502 views

9 min read

10 Best Bad Credit Motorcycle Loans

10 Motorcycle Loans For Bad-Credit Riders

The modern motorcycle has come a long way from the two-cylinder steam-powered bicycle that was its earliest... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 4/13/22

Guide

52,320 views

29 min read

15 Best Credit Cards For a 600 Credit Score

Best Credit Cards For 600 to 650 Credit Scores

When growing your hair from short to long, there’s often a transitional stage in the middle when it’s long enough... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 4/13/22

Guide

36,985 views

33 min read

Online Loans For Bad Credit in 2022

Online Loans For Bad Credit: Personal, Auto & Mortgage

Although there was a time when a poor credit score may have prevented you from obtaining even the smallest loan,... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 4/5/22

Guide

62,815 views

19 min read

7 Department Store Cards For Bad Credit

7 Department Store Cards for Bad Credit

Department stores sure are pretty. The bright lights, glossy counters, and whimsical window displays have a way of... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 3/15/22

Guide

52,494 views

17 min read

Guaranteed Installment Loans For Bad Credit

10 Guaranteed Installment Loans For Bad Credit

After one, two, or even a series of rejections, it can leave you wondering, “Are any lenders guaranteed to approve... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 3/1/22

Guide

73,822 views

25 min read

16 Best Bad-Credit Loans By Amount: $500, $1,000, $2,000, $5,000 or $10,000

Top Bad Credit Loans By Dollar Amount

When it comes to finding the best bad credit loans, you’re often lucky to find a bad credit loan larger than your... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 2/23/22

Guide

57,260 views

29 min read

2 Simple Steps to Open a Bank Account Online with No Deposit & Bad Credit

Opening an Online Bank Account with No Deposit

Although you can get through life without ever opening a bank account, having one is inarguably more convenient and... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 2/23/22

Guide

100,000+ views

25 min read

2022 Credit Repair Reviews  & BBB Ratings

2022 Credit Repair Reviews (with BBB Ratings)

One of the few fundamental truths of life is that no system, no matter how outwardly perfect, is entirely... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 3/30/22

Guide

100,000+ views

29 min read

Payday Loans Online? Try These 12 Alternatives Instead

Alternatives to Online Payday Loans

No matter how much money you make, the core principle of healthy personal finances is the same: Spend less than you... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 11/10/20

Guide

100,000+ views

21 min read

3 Ways to Make a Cash Request Online

3 Ways to Make a Cash Request Online

No matter how much money you make, one of the best things you can do for your financial peace of mind is to keep a... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 11/10/20

Guide

100,000+ views

21 min read

8 Best Online Auto Loans for Bad Credit in 2022

Online Auto Loans for Bad Credit

If you think about it just a little, the internet is a thoroughly amazing creation that has completely transformed... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 3/4/20

Guide

100,000+ views

47 min read

11 Fast Ways — How to Build Credit Without a Credit Card

11 Ways to Build Credit Without a Credit Card

Although many of the people who wish to learn how to build credit without a credit card are seeking to avoid credit... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 12/1/21

Guide

100,000+ views

23 min read

15 Best Store Credit Cards for Bad Credit in 2022

Best Store Credit Cards for Bad Credit

For most consumers, the insistent popups and checkout spiels touting a store’s credit card are mostly just... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 11/30/21

Guide

100,000+ views

15 min read

9 Best Bad-Credit Personal Loans (Online Applications)

Best Online Personal Loans for Bad Credit

When you search for personal loans online, your search query is turned into a string of signals that can... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 2/20/20

Guide

100,000+ views

31 min read

3 Easy Steps — How to Build Credit with a Credit Card

Build Credit with a Credit Card in 3 Easy Steps

Learning how to build credit with a credit card may seem daunting if you’re establishing credit for the first time,... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 3/2/20

Guide

100,000+ views

29 min read

2022 Guide: Using Loans to Pay Off Debt (with Bad Credit)

2022 Guide: Using Loans to Pay Off Debt

Is it wise to use loans to pay off debt? The phrase, “To rob Peter to pay Paul,” is a common way of describing a... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 6/11/20

Guide

100,000+ views

13 min read

7 Best Providers for a Pre-Approved Car Loan (Bad Credit OK)

Get Pre-Approved for a Car Loan with Bad Credit

When you’re out shopping for a new vehicle (or just one that’s new to you), it can often feel as though the dealer... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 1/29/20

Study

100,000+ views

33 min read

15 U.S. Cities Facing Financial Distress

15 U.S. Cities Facing Financial Distress

Peppered across the western U.S. are a number of forgotten towns that are now home to little more than tumbleweeds.... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 3/7/19

Guide

100,000+ views

13 min read

9 Best Bad-Credit Personal Loans for Debt Consolidation

Personal Loan Providers for Debt Consolidation

Being in debt can be a challenge, but having your debt spread out across multiple cards or loans, all with varying... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 1/29/20

Guide

100,000+ views

15 min read

12 Best Bad Credit Installment Loans (Online, Instant Approval)

Best Online Installment Loans for Bad Credit

The internet is a remarkable creation. Whether you’re looking for installment loans, groceries, or a copy of the... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 1/28/20

Guide

100,000+ views

15 min read

Best Credit Cards For a 500 Credit Score

Best Credit Cards For Credit Scores of 500 & Under

With all the options on the market today, finding credit cards for a 500 credit score is not impossible, although... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 8/24/22