Adam West

Adam West

Bad Credit Expert

Adam is a Contributing Editor at Digital Brands, Inc., where he writes and edits articles for BadCredit.org and CardRates.com, among other websites. With more than a dozen years of experience in newspapers, Adam now works closely with finance experts and industry leaders to ensure readers are always in the know.

Latest Posts

(98) Total Posts to Date

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‘Relief Today, Hope for Tomorrow’ — How Cashco Financial’s Suite of Specialized Products Changes the Lives of Underbanked Canadians

Cashco Financial’s Products Help Underbanked Canadians

In a Nutshell: With millions of Canadians underserved by banks and living paycheck to paycheck, it’s important that... read more »

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By: Adam West • 6/22/18

Blog

546 views

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Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Why Daytona Beach, Florida, Deserves to Be Your Next Budget-Friendly Destination

Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Daytona Beach

Not everyone has the money to travel the world in luxury. Fortunately, the US is home to many affordable, domestic... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/21/18

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Credit Expert Bo Thomas Weighs in on the Prevalence of Credit Report Errors and How Fixing Them Can Improve Your Buying Power

Credit Expert Bo Thomas Weighs in on the Prevalence of Credit Errors

Many Americans underestimate the importance of a good credit score. Even relatively small increases can have a... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/20/18

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Clinton Foundation’s Too Small to Fail Initiative Promotes Early Childhood Development with Free Educational Resources and Programs

Too Small to Fail — Resources for Early Childhood Development

In a Nutshell: Thanks to the flexibility of their brains, children are able to begin learning before they even... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/19/18

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eCampusTours — Free Informational Resources and Virtual Visits to Over 1,300 Schools Help Students Chart Their College Course

eCampusTours — Free Virtual Visits to Over 1,300 Schools

In a Nutshell: For college hopefuls, visiting a school’s campus is a great way to learn about an institution and... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/18/18

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Blink Health’s Price Match Guarantee on Generic Drugs Aims to Help Cure the High Cost of Medication in America

Blink Health Guarantees the Lowest Prices on Generic Drugs

In a Nutshell: Amid ongoing concerns and debate regarding the cost of prescription drugs in America, Blink Health... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/15/18

Guide

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8 Best Online Cash Advance Loans for Bad Credit in [current_year]

8 Best Cash Advance Loans for Bad Credit

Although the history of the term is sometimes disputed, English speakers have been using the word “cash” to... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/14/18

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5,548 views

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Cross-Cultural Solutions Helps Young People Gain Professional Experience and Vital Life Skills Through Overseas Volunteer Opportunities

Cross-Cultural Solutions Provides Overseas Volunteer Opportunities

In a Nutshell: Young adulthood is an exciting and pivotal part of life with fewer obligations and nearly endless... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/7/18

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TotallyMoney — How Improving and Understanding Borrowing Power Leads to Improved Financial Products for UK Residents

TotallyMoney — Better Products Through Improved Borrowing Power

In a Nutshell: Many UK residents have historically been unfamiliar with — and even apathetic toward — their credit... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/6/18

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Direct Textbook’s Price Comparisons and Budgeting Tools Help Students Save Money and Build Healthy Financial Habits

Direct Textbook Helps Students Find Significant Savings on Books

In a Nutshell: If you’re trying to save money on textbooks, comparison shopping online is the way to go. Direct... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/6/18

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8,432 views

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HostMetro Recognized for Offering Affordable, Price-Locked Hosting Packages Ideal for Online Entrepreneurs

HostMetro Offers Affordable Web Hosting Packages to Entrepreneurs

In a Nutshell: When operating a small business or side gig, a professional website and reliable hosting service are... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/1/18

Guide

8,550 views

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18 Best Credit Cards for Students with Bad Credit in [current_year]

18 Best Credit Cards for Students with Bad Credit

Although 2009’s CARD Act make it more difficult for young people to obtain credit cards, as much as 70% of... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/1/18

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9,378 views

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Hike, Explore, Volunteer — The Appalachian Trail is an Affordable Way to Experience the American Wilderness

Appalachian Trail — An Affordable Way to Experience Wilderness

In a Nutshell: Since 1925, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, its partner organizations, and hordes of enthusiastic... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/25/18

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WorkFountain’s Specialized Surveys Match Job Seekers with Employers Based on Professional Needs and Preferences

WorkFountain’s Specialized Surveys Match Job Seekers and Employers

In a Nutshell: One of the biggest challenges with online employment searches is that job seekers must sift through... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/23/18

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The Costs and Consequences of Fraud — Association of Fraud Examiners Provides Resources to Help Organizations Identify and Stop Schemes

ACFE Helps Organizations Identify and Stop Occupational Fraud

In a Nutshell: Occupational fraud is a threat to every enterprise, and it can bring about serious financial and... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/22/18

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11,826 views

13 min read

Darwin Online — The Authoritative Resource for Darwin’s Life and Work Offers Valuable Insights to Students and Teachers

Darwin Online Offers Valuable Insight to Students and Teachers

In a Nutshell: One of the most misunderstood figures in the history of ideas is Charles Darwin. But Darwin Online... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/21/18

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7,798 views

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Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Why Lexington, Kentucky, Deserves to Be Your Next Budget-Friendly Destination

Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Lexington, Kentucky

While considered a luxury, traveling is a great way to get out of your comfort zone and experience culture in ways... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/18/18

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The Cat House on the Kings — A California Rescue that Helps Control Pet Populations and Enables Low-Cost Adoptions

The Cat House on the Kings Enables Low-Cost Adoptions in California

In a Nutshell: In most cases, a house with nearly 1,000 cats raises eyebrows. But The Cat House on the Kings takes... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/17/18

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Learning Heroes Resources and Tools Empower Parents to Promote Academic Excellence

Learning Heroes Empowers Parents to Help Kids Achieve More

In a Nutshell: Research shows many parents don’t fully understand how well their children are performing in school.... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/16/18

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Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Why Julian, California, Deserves to Be Your Next Budget-Friendly Destination

Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Julian, California

For many people who inhabit America’s largest cities, a vacation can often mean escaping the hustle and bustle to... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/15/18

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Mental Health and Money — The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) Weighs in on How Financial Stress Affects Your Well-Being

ADAA Weighs in on How Financial Stress Affects Your Well-Being

In a Nutshell: Mounting debt tends to bring about feelings of being overwhelmed, especially for those already... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/11/18

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12,597 views

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DreamHost’s Remixer Empowers Entrepreneurs to Build a Professional Web Presence in Minutes

DreamHost’s Remixer: Build a Pro Web Presence in Minutes

In a Nutshell: A common strategy for improving your financial health is creating new sources of income. For those... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/10/18

Guide

20,596 views

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8 Online Personal Loans (No Credit Check, Bad Credit OK)

Personal Loans without a Credit Check

Applying for a personal loan with poor credit can often be an extreme exercise in persistence as you search for a... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/10/18

Blog

17,400 views

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Up to 80% Savings on Prescription Drugs — GoodRx Helps Consumers Cut Medication Costs Through Comparison Shopping

GoodRx Saves Consumers Up to 80% on Prescription Drugs

In a Nutshell: There is, quite frankly, no simple answer to the question of why prescription drugs are priced the... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/9/18

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14,950 views

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Living Light Culinary Institute Dishes on the Financial, Environmental, and Long-Term Health Benefits of a Raw, Plant-Based Diet

Living Light Culinary Institute: Budgetary Benefits to a Better Diet

In a Nutshell: A common misconception is that healthier diets always come with higher price tags. However, avoiding... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 5/8/18