Adam West

Adam West

Bad Credit Expert

Adam West is the Managing 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

(136) Total Posts to Date

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ChangEd™ App Allows Users to Pay Down Student Loan Debt with Spare Change by Rounding Up Purchases

ChangEd™ Allows Users to Pay Down Student Debt with Spare Change

In a Nutshell: In today’s professional job market, a college degree is all but mandatory, and, for many young... read more »

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By: Adam West • 11/6/18

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QuestionPro Conversational Forms Make Collecting Customer Information More Personalized and Engaging

QuestionPro Enhances Engagement Through Conversational Forms

In a Nutshell: Customer data is invaluable to retailers, but as more consumers want to control how they interact... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 10/15/18

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GetCreditScore Prepares Aussies for Financial Success with Free Credit Scores and Valuable Consumer Information

GetCreditScore Prepares Aussies for Success with Free Credit Scores

In a Nutshell: The implementation of mandatory comprehensive credit reporting (CCR) legislation is underway in... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 10/9/18

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ICBA Weighs in on the Powerful Role Fintech Partnerships Can Play in the Future of Community Banking

ICBA: Fintech Partnerships and the Future of Community Banking

In a Nutshell: Innovation is changing the way all companies do business, and community banking is no exception.... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 10/5/18

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Veterans United Home Loans’ Education and Guidance Helps Service Members Achieve the Financial and Personal Benefits of Homeownership

Veterans United Helps Vets Achieve the Benefits of Homeownership

In a Nutshell: For veterans and active military service members, VA home loans represent an ideal route to... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 10/2/18

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Arizona Federal Credit Union Offers Better Banking Through a Hands-On Approach to Fostering Financial Wellness

Arizona Federal Offers a Hands-On Approach to Financial Health

In a Nutshell: With a member-first philosophy, credit unions are known for investing in the financial health of... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/28/18

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Credit.org’s Educational Resources, Events, and Counseling Help Consumers Eliminate Debt, Purchase Homes, and Achieve Financial Success

Credit.org Offers Educational Resources, Events, and Counseling

In a Nutshell: Buying a home, building credit, setting a budget, and saving money — these can all seem like... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/26/18

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Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union’s Education Team Promotes Financial Literacy in Students and Adults Throughout Texas

RBFCU Fosters Financial Literacy in Students and Adults

In a Nutshell: Most credit unions recognize the importance of financial literacy among members and their... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/21/18

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Reduce Home Loans Makes a Difference in Aussies’ Lives Through Affordable Rates and Charitable Fundraising

Reduce Home Loans — Low Rates and a Commitment to Fundraising

In a Nutshell: The financial services industry once revolved around brick-and-mortar locations, but, thanks to... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/19/18

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Mr. Cooper with Home Intelligence™ Gives Homeowners Targeted Information and Guidance for Leveraging Equity and Achieving Financial Goals

Mr. Cooper with Home Intelligence Helps Users Leverage Equity

In a Nutshell: As Americans continue to accumulate debt, many consumers are literally losing sleep over their... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/17/18

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Mortgage Investors Group Shares Tips and Tactics Homebuyers Can Use to Improve Their Credit and Qualify for a Home Loan

MIG’s Tips and Tactics to Improve Credit and Qualify for a Home Loan

In a Nutshell: Homeownership has long been the strategy for building a brighter financial future for individuals... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/14/18

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22,092 views

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The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning Promotes Professional and Financial Success Through Career-Oriented Higher Education

CAEL Promotes Professional Success Through Higher Education

In a Nutshell: Despite the benefits, many perceived hurdles stand in the way of adults interested in returning to... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/12/18

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Embrace Home Loans Brings New Financing Options to Credit-Challenged Home Buyers Through Its Innovative beyond™ Program

Embrace Home Loans Adds Options for Borrowers with Credit Issues

In a Nutshell: US homeownership rates peaked in late 2004 and early 2005, just prior to the 2008 financial crisis.... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/10/18

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BankMobile Vibe Accounts Set Students Up for Financial and Educational Success, and Reward Them for It

BankMobile Vibe Accounts Set Students Up for Success

In a Nutshell: With widespread smartphone use and convenience driving a trend toward mobile banking, a growing... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/7/18

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LoanConnect Gives Canadians Access to Competitive Lending Rates, Timely Payouts, and Robust Customer Support

LoanConnect Gives Canadians Access to Competitive Rates

In a Nutshell: Canadian consumers have a vast array of loans available to them as evidenced by the growing amount... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/6/18

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12,744 views

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GTE Financial’s Outreach, Educational Programs, and Products Promote Prosperity for Members and Their Communities

GTE Financial Promotes Prosperity for Its Members

In a Nutshell: For someone lacking in the basic skills associated with financial literacy, applying for a home loan... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/4/18

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HonestLoans Connects Consumers with a Network of More than 120 Reputable Lenders for Speedy, Secure Access to Small Loans

HonestLoans Connects Clients with a Network of Reputable Lenders

In a Nutshell: Covering unexpected expenses can be a challenge for people without adequate savings. That’s... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/29/18

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Wright-Patt Credit Union Offers Members Education, Counseling, and Specialized Products to Foster Their Financial Success

Wright-Patt Credit Union Prioritizes Members’ Financial Success

In a Nutshell: Commitment to the well-being of members is one quality that sets credit unions apart from banks. But... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/27/18

Guide

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3 Top Providers of Bad Credit Used-Car Loans

3 Top Providers of Bad Credit Used-Car Loans

Although many people are reluctant to give up on a good car, there are some sure-fire signs it’s time for a change.... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/4/18

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Jacaranda’s Data-Driven, Automated Application Process Gives Australians Expedited Access to Short-Term Personal Loans

Jacaranda Gives Australians Expedited Access to Personal Loans

In a Nutshell: When an emergency arises and money is short, fast access to funds can make all the... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/20/18

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Credit Fix Solutions’ No Result, No Fee Policy Provides Peace of Mind for Australians Seeking Improved Credit Scores

Credit Fix Solutions’ No Result, No Fee Policy Provides Peace of Mind

In a Nutshell: Many Australians suffer from poor credit scores, preventing them from accessing more favorable... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/15/18

Guide

27,540 views

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3 Best Debt Settlement Companies in [current_year]

3 Best Debt Settlement Companies

Some things in life get better over time. Fine cheeses, for example, gain a delectable sharpness and bite as they... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 9/4/18

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Citizens Equity First Credit Union Makes Financial Education Accessible with Activities, Resources, and Youth Accounts

CEFCU Makes Financial Education Accessible to Young Members

In a Nutshell: People who develop money skills at a young age can avoid costly mistakes later in life. Luckily,... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/10/18

Blog

31,365 views

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American Graduate — How Public Media Encourages Students to Stay in School and Work Toward Brighter Financial Futures

CPB's American Graduate Initiative Encourages Students to Achieve

In a Nutshell: Keeping kids from dropping out of high school has been one of the longest-running public service... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/8/18

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Tropical Financial Credit Union Prioritizes Education to Demonstrate the Value of Local Institutions Over Big Banks

Tropical Financial Prioritizes Education to Demonstrate Value

In a Nutshell: The mission statement of most banks you walk into likely isn’t “educate first, sell second” — but... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 8/28/18