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.

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TFS Scholarships Makes Higher Education More Attainable Through an Extensive Financial Aid Database and Access to Helpful Resources

TFS Scholarships Matches Students with Financial Aid Options

In a Nutshell: As the national student debt burden grows and recent graduates struggle to find their financial... read more »

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By: Adam West • 12/7/18

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A Better Balance: Providing Nonprofit Legal Advocacy to Protect the Rights of American Workers

A Better Balance Advocates for the Legal Rights of American Workers

In a Nutshell: The U.S. is the world’s economic leader thanks to the contributions of productive American workers.... read more »

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By: Adam West • 12/5/18

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Author J. Kelly Hoey’s “Build Your Dream Network” Reveals Effective Networking Practices for Starting, Advancing, or Changing Your Career

J. Kelly Hoey Reveals Networking Practices for Career Advancement

In a Nutshell: When J. Kelly Hoey decided to make a career change, it took 18 months of hard work to realize her... read more »

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By: Adam West • 11/28/18

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SPOT App Lets Users in Select Metropolitan Markets Find Premium Parking Spaces and Earn Money by Sharing Their Spots

SPOT Lets Users Earn Money by Sharing Their Parking Spaces

In a Nutshell: Boston resident Braden Golub noticed private parking spots going unused while the owners of those... read more »

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By: Adam West • 11/27/18

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Author Alexandra Franzen’s “You’re Going to Survive” Offers Tales of Hope and Inspiration for Readers Struggling with Career Crises

Alexandra Franzen’s Book Offers Inspiration During Career Crises

In a Nutshell: Setbacks are inevitable, especially when it comes to careers and personal finances. Author Alexandra... read more »

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By: Adam West • 11/26/18

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The CUPS App Lets Users Save Money on Coffee While Discovering New Cafés and Paying From Their Mobile Devices

CUPS App Offers Coffee Savings, Discovery, and Mobile Payment

In a Nutshell: For coffee enthusiasts in major U.S. cities, it can be hard to find hidden java gems and support... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 11/19/18

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CashAdvance.com Connects Borrowers to a Large Network of Lenders for Speedy, Secure Access to Needed Funds

CashAdvance.com Enables Speedy, Secure Access to Needed Funds

In a Nutshell: When unexpected situations arise, fast access to a loan can make a big difference in personal and... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 11/16/18

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Zions Bank Acknowledged for Teaching Utah and Idaho Residents How to Establish Positive Financial Habits and Reduce Debt

Zions Bank Acknowledged for Teaching Positive Financial Habits

In a Nutshell: In 2003, Utah had the highest rate of personal bankruptcy in the U.S. Concerned for the welfare of... read more »

Adam West

By: Adam West • 11/14/18

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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 »

Adam West

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 »

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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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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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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