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

(108) Total Posts to Date

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American Student Assistance Expands Its Mission to Help Students Make More Informed Choices About Education and Careers

ASA Helps Students Make Informed Education and Career Choices

In a Nutshell: For decades, Americans have stood firm in their conviction that college degrees are necessary for... read more »

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By: Adam West • 7/20/18

Blog

1,504 views

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Loan Pre-Approvals without Judgment — Car Loans Canada Helps Consumers Get the Vehicles They Need to Move Forward

Car Loans Canada — Vehicle Loan Approvals without the Judgment

In a Nutshell: In most parts of the world, cars are crucial for achieving and maintaining financial well-being, and... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/18/18

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Mortgage Daily Founder Sam Garcia Shares Advice and Information for First-Time Homebuying Success

Mortgage Daily’s Sam Garcia Shares Advice for First-Time Homebuying

In a Nutshell: While becoming a homeowner has tremendous financial advantages, navigating the mortgage approval... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/11/18

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3,298 views

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Mission Federal Credit Union’s Outreach and Educational Resources Foster Financial and Community Health for San Diegans

Mission Federal CU Fosters Financial and Community Health

In a Nutshell: Credit unions are known for being community-centered institutions, and San Diego-based Mission... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/9/18

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Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Why San Antonio Deserves to Be Your Next Budget-Friendly Destination

Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on San Antonio

Travel may seem financially out of reach for some people, but many American cities offer plenty of free and... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/6/18

Guide

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[current_year] First Access Credit Card Reviews

2018 First Access Credit Card Reviews

Having bad credit is tough. Obtaining new credit lines is difficult, and what credit you do obtain is typically... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/5/18

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Alternatives Federal Credit Union’s Educational Resources and Specialized Products Financially Empower Members and Communities

Alternatives FCU Financially Empowers Members & Communities

In a Nutshell: Ithaca, New York-based Alternatives Federal Credit Union has always tried to do things a bit... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 7/2/18

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7,423 views

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Down Payment Resource Connects Homebuyers to Financial Assistance, Tax Credits, and Other Valuable Programs

Down Payment Resource Connects Homebuyers with Financial Help

In a Nutshell: For potential homebuyers, saving enough money to make a down payment may seem like a monumental... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/29/18

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5,967 views

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How Langley Auto Loans Helps British Columbians with Credit Issues Get Back on the Road to Better Financial Health

Langley Auto Loans Helps British Columbians Get Back on the Road

In a Nutshell: Many British Columbians rely on their cars for their livelihoods, but for those with credit issues,... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/27/18

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Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Why Mount Vernon Deserves to Be Your Next Budget-Friendly Destination

Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Mount Vernon

While vacations certainly fall in the luxury category, a lot can be gained from getting out of your hometown — and... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/26/18

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7,356 views

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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 »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 6/22/18

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7,930 views

7 min read

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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11,504 views

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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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15,280 views

9 min read

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

11,664 views

7 min read

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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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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18,612 views

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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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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

13,975 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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17,892 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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20,874 views

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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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18,297 views

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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