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

(280) Total Posts to Date

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myNoise Soundscapes Help Eliminate Distractions and Encourage Improved Professional and Academic Performance

myNoise Soundscapes Help Eliminate Distractions

In a Nutshell: The constant din of daily life is unavoidable, but it can often distract people at work or school —... read more »

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By: Adam West • 1/23/20

Guide

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15 Best Bad Credit Loans for the Self-Employed

15 Best Bad Credit Loans for the Self-Employed

The number of self-employed workers in the U.S. is on the rise, with at least one Pew Research study showing 30% of... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 1/21/20

Guide

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6 Best Secured Credit Cards for Bad Credit

6 Best Secured Cards for Bad Credit

Many people focus on credit limits and fee structures when researching the best secured credit cards for bad... read more »

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By: Adam West • 1/13/20

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First National Bank of Omaha Invests in Education and Affordable Housing to Foster Prosperous Midwestern Communities

FNBO Invests in Education and Affordable Housing

In a Nutshell: Since 1857, First National Bank of Omaha has provided impactful services to its members and... read more »

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By: Adam West • 1/14/20

Guide

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6 Small Personal Loans for Bad Credit

6 Small Personal Loans for Bad Credit

If you’re looking for a small personal loan for bad credit, you have more options than ever before. That’s because... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 1/8/20

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Consumers Credit Union Recognized for Local Community Service, Financial Education, and Cash Giveaways to Members Across the U.S.

Consumers CU: Service, Education, and Cash Giveaways

In a Nutshell: Consumers Credit Union started as a small organization but grew into a national institution that... read more »

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By: Adam West • 1/9/20

Guide

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10 Best Credit Cards for No Credit History

10 Best Cards for No Credit History

Building excellent credit takes time and patience — but the best credit cards for no credit history provide a... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 12/26/19

Blog

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Frontier Community Credit Union Recognized for Educational and Philanthropic Efforts that Contribute to Financial and Social Wellness

Frontier Community CU Promotes Social Wellness

In a Nutshell: Frontier Community Credit Union began by serving the military personnel based at Fort Leavenworth in... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 12/29/19

Guide

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5 Credit Cards for Bad Credit with No Interest

5 Cards for Bad Credit with No Interest

What’s better than a loan that doesn’t charge interest? Ok, a lot of things are — but still, getting a loan without... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 12/16/19

Guide

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12 Bad Credit Lending Options

12 Lending Options for Bad Credit Applicants

People with bad credit often think financing is out of their reach. But not only are some great bad credit lending... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 12/13/19

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14,725 views

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#techmums is Working to Close the Digital Skills Gap in the U.K. with Free Technology Courses for Mothers

#techmums Provides Free Technology Courses for Mothers

In a Nutshell: #techmums offers free courses to help mothers learn new tech skills and keep pace in an increasingly... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 12/19/19

Guide

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3 Best Credit Repair Services for Couples

3 Best Credit Repair Services for Couples

Recently divorced couples often cite money issues as a key factor in their split. Statistics show financial... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 12/4/19

Guide

11,363 views

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6 Same-Day Cash Loans

6 Same-Day Cash Loans

Modern technology makes just about everything faster. But, despite the speed that today’s financial services firms... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 12/5/19

Guide

21,299 views

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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 • 12/5/19

Blog

21,132 views

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Living Beyond Means: The International Longevity Centre Seeks Solutions to the Aging-Related Financial and Economic Issues in the United Kingdom

ILC-UK: Solutions for Aging-Related Financial Issues

In a Nutshell: As average life expectancy rises, people find themselves not only living longer but also staying in... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 12/5/19

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Mesothelioma.com Provides Medical and Legal Resources for Patients and At-Risk Workers Exposed to Asbestos

Mesothelioma.com Offers Medical & Legal Resources

In a Nutshell: Asbestos is a widely used industrial material, but its properties also make it extremely hazardous.... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 12/4/19

Blog

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Providence Federal Credit Union Recognized for Promoting Financial Literacy and Security Among Healthcare Employees

Providence FCU Supports Healthcare Workers

In a Nutshell: Providence Federal Credit Union was established to meet the financial needs of healthcare workers in... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 12/3/19

Blog

23,332 views

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Flipsy Gives New Life to Used Phones, Tablets, and Other Devices by Connecting Consumers with Interested Buyers

Flipsy Helps Consumers Get Paid for Old Devices

In a Nutshell: As technology progresses, consumers often find themselves with outdated electronic devices. Flipsy... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 12/2/19

Blog

24,769 views

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ScholarshipOwl Provides Fast, Streamlined Access to College Funding for Students in the U.S.

ScholarshipOwl: Streamlined Access to College Funding

In a Nutshell: As the student debt burden in the United States reaches critical levels, college hopefuls are... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 11/22/19

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24,072 views

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PERIOD.org Advances the Right to Affordable Menstrual Hygiene Through Worldwide Service, Education, and Advocacy

PERIOD.org Advances Menstrual Hygiene Rights

In a Nutshell: PERIOD.org works to end period poverty — or the lack of menstruation resources — through education,... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 11/22/19

Guide

25,806 views

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5 Car Title Loans for Bad Credit + Top Alternatives

5 Car Title Loans & Alternatives for Bad Credit

Emergency situations often call for quick decisions — which sometimes lead to long-term regrets. If you’re in need... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 11/22/19

Blog

15,708 views

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DoHardMoney™ Provides Financing, Education, and Guidance for Home Rehabilitation Entrepreneurs

DoHardMoney: Loans and Tips for Home Rehab Entrepreneurs

In a Nutshell: DoHardMoney provides funding for people who want to generate income by purchasing, rehabilitating,... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 11/21/19

Guide

23,018 views

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12 Best Loans & Credit Cards for 550 to 600 Credit Scores

12 Best Loans & Credit Cards for 550 to 600 Scores

So, you’ve got a credit score in the 550 to 600 range, but what does that really mean? To some, it may seem... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 11/18/19

Guide

18,122 views

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How Much Does Lexington Law Cost?

How Much Does Lexington Law Cost?

Sometimes it takes an expert to make sense of complicated situations. But the term expert usually equates to a... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 11/14/19

Blog

26,231 views

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With Creddle, Job Seekers Can Craft Customized, Eye-Catching Résumés that Showcase Professional Value

Creddle Allows Job Seekers to Craft Custom Résumés

In a Nutshell: A résumé is one of the most critical documents in your professional life, but creating and... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 11/20/19