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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(312) Total Posts to Date

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InvisibleHand Offers Unobtrusive Coupon Codes and Automatic Price Comparison Tools that Help Online Shoppers Save Money at Checkout

InvisibleHand Coupons and Tools Save Shoppers Money

In a Nutshell: Savvy shoppers know that price comparisons are a must when seeking the best deal, but with so many... read more »

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By: Adam West • 4/3/20

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Jack Plunkett Shares His Insights on the Pros, Cons, and Future Prospects for the Gig Economy

Plunkett Research CEO Talks Pros and Cons of Gig Work

In a Nutshell: Digital technology has created a hyper-connected world, and that connectivity has massively expanded... read more »

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By: Adam West • 4/2/20

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DeStream Leverages Blockchain Technology to Help eSports Streamers Connect with Viewers and Increase Earnings

DeStream Helps eSports Streamers Increase Earnings

In a Nutshell: eSports and streaming have become a multimillion-dollar industry worldwide, making it attractive to... read more »

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By: Adam West • 4/2/20

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Javvy: A Secure, All-In-One Wallet App that Empowers Investors to Easily Buy, Sell, and Trade Cryptocurrency

Javvy: An All-In-One Crypto Wallet and Trading App

In a Nutshell: Javvy bypasses the traditional hassles and hazards of crypto buying, selling, and trading by... read more »

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By: Adam West • 4/1/20

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Alliance for Local Economic Prosperity Seeks to Leverage Public Banking to Revitalize and Reinvest in New Mexico Communities

AFLEP: Working to Establish a Public New Mexico Bank

In a Nutshell: Small communities often object to the presence of corporate retailers in their towns, but the... read more »

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By: Adam West • 4/1/20

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TomoChain Offers Decentralized Financial Solutions that Eliminate Investment Barriers and Encourage Mainstream Crypto Adoption

TomoChain Offers Decentralized Crypto Investment Solutions

In a Nutshell: If using cryptocurrency were as quick and easy as redeeming reward points, more consumers might get... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/30/20

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The Orchid Virtual Private Network Leverages Blockchain Technology to Protect Private Consumer Data and Foster Online Freedom

Orchid: A Blockchain-Based Virtual Private Network

In a Nutshell: In a virtual world filled with data threats, protecting personal information is more critical than... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/27/20

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Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility Monitors Policies and Company Cultures to Protect the Rights of Consumers and Workers

ICCR Protects Consumers and Worker Rights

In a Nutshell: Since the mid-2000s, corporate responsibility has been top of mind for consumers in the United... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/26/20

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NDAX Leverages Partnerships with Banks and Tech Companies to Provide Canadians with Easy Access to Cryptocurrency

NDAX Provides Crypto Access to Canadians

In a Nutshell: Many investors find cryptocurrency intriguing but are still unsure about the risks of digital... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/24/20

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The Player FM Podcast Library Offers Free Access to a Wealth of Business and Financial Knowledge

Player FM: Free Financial and Business Podcasts

In a Nutshell: With hundreds of thousands of podcasts and millions of episodes, picking one can be an intimidating... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/20/20

Guide

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The 3 Best Credit Repair Businesses of 2020

The 3 Best Credit Repair Businesses

Like it or not, your credit tells people a lot about you. Having negative credit report entries or a low credit... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/17/20

Guide

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12 Bad Credit Loans for Government Employees

12 Loans for Government Employees

While government employees have the benefit of working for the largest single employer in the country, most of them... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/13/20

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10,608 views

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BitcoinVN: Vietnam’s Premier Crypto Exchange Offers Fast, Easy Access to Five Major Digital Currencies

BitcoinVN Offers Access to Five Major Cryptos in Vietnam

In a Nutshell: BitcoinVN is a fast, easy way for people in Vietnam to invest in Bitcoin and other major... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/12/20

Guide

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5 Cash Loans without Direct Deposit

5 Cash Loans without Direct Deposit

Finding a selection of cash loans without direct deposit isn’t easy, but it’s not impossible. Most subprime lenders... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/12/20

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FigLeaf Privacy Tools Empower Consumers by Giving Them Control of How Their Data is Shared

FigLeaf Privacy Tools Empower Consumers

In a Nutshell: In an age of hyper-connectivity, privacy comes at a premium — and people often think it is out of... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/11/20

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10,564 views

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La Cocina’s Culinary Incubator Program Helps Entrepreneurs Formalize and Grow Restaurant Businesses in San Francisco

La Cocina Helps Entrepreneurs Grow Food-Based Businesses

In a Nutshell: Entrepreneurs seeking to start food-based businesses in San Francisco, California, face many... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/10/20

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7,860 views

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edU Federal Credit Union Earns Recognition for its Educational Programs and Volunteerism That Contribute to Financial Wellness in Delaware

edUFCU Recognized for Education and Volunteerism

In a Nutshell: As its name implies, edU Federal Credit Union prioritizes financial education and the well-being of... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/6/20

Guide

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3 Instant-Approval Auto Loans

3 Auto Loans with Instant Approval

Anyone who’s ever sat at the finance desk in a dealership for hours waiting to get approved for a loan knows how... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/5/20

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Corl: Revenue-Based Lending That Provides Early-Stage Tech Companies with the Capital They Need to Grow and Thrive

Corl: Revenue-Based Loans for Tech Companies

In a Nutshell: Securing venture capital typically means surrendering some control, and the decision timeline can... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 2/26/20

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White Coat Waste Project Saves Taxpayer Dollars and Animal Lives by Exposing and Ending Wasteful Testing

WCWP Saves Taxpayer Dollars and Animal Lives

In a Nutshell: The United States government spends $20 billion on animal testing each year despite the practice... read more »

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By: Adam West • 2/24/20

Guide

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6 Best Loans for Bad Credit Truck Financing

6 Best Loans for Bad Credit Truck Financing

The open road holds infinite potential, both for business and pleasure. But if your credit score limits you to... read more »

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By: Adam West • 3/10/20

Guide

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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 • 2/25/20

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Clearbanc: Data-Driven Lending that Helps Online Enterprises Unlock Funding for Ads, Inventory, and Growth

Clearbanc: Data-Driven Funding for Online Enterprises

In a Nutshell: Clearbanc offers online businesses an alternative to the strenuous task of hunting for venture... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 2/19/20

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The EMX Platform Democratizes Access to Crypto, Traditional, and Derivatives Markets for Traders Outside the U.S.

EMX: Democratic Crypto, Traditional, and Derivatives Trading

In a Nutshell: Cryptocurrency is a desirable investment vehicle, but trading between crypto and traditional assets... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 2/18/20

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Tech Nation’s Digital Business Academy Provides Free Educational Resources to Help Entrepreneurs Grow Startups in the U.K.

Digital Business Academy Fosters U.K. Tech Startups

In a Nutshell: Digital Business Academy offers free, comprehensive online courses to entrepreneurs in the U.K. who... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 3/6/20