Brittney Mayer

Brittney Mayer
23 Years & 5M+ Clients: Nonprofit Consolidated Credit™ Offers Debt Management & Financial Counseling to Help You Learn How to Get — and Stay — Out of Debt

Bad Credit Expert

Brittney Mayer is a credit strategist and contributing editor for BadCredit.org, where she uses her extensive research background to write comprehensive consumer guides aimed at helping readers make educated financial decisions on the path to building better credit. Leveraging her vast knowledge of the financial industry, Brittney’s work can be found on a variety of websites, including the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, US News & World Report, NBC News,TheSimpleDollar.com, CreditRepair.com, Lexington Law, CardRates.com, and CreditCards.com, among others.

Latest Posts

(129) Total Posts to Date

Guide

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12 Best Bad Credit Installment Loans (Online, Instant Approval)

Best Online Installment Loans for Bad Credit

The internet is a remarkable creation. Whether you’re looking for installment loans, groceries, or a copy of the... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 1/14/19

Guide

5,980 views

13 min read

8 Best Credit Cards for a 500 Credit Score in [current_year]

Best Credit Cards for Credit Scores of 500 & Under

The game of golf stands out from many similar activities by having a somewhat unconventional scoring system. Rather... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 12/19/18

Blog

13,068 views

11 min read

Fairygodboss Helps Professional Women Advance Their Careers Through Job Postings and Anonymous Workplace Reviews

Fairygodboss Helps Professional Women Advance Their Careers

In a Nutshell: Women seeking more equitable employment opportunities often turn to Fairygodboss, an online platform... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 12/19/18

Study

10,224 views

55 min read

Study: Is the American Dream Still Attainable? 15 Cities Where a High Quality of Life Doesn’t Mean a High Cost of Living

15 Cities Where the American Dream is Still Attainable

We’ve all seen the click-worthy lists full of the “best places to live,” complete with the glossy photos of... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 1/4/19

Guide

19,076 views

13 min read

5 Best Long-Term Personal Loans for Bad Credit

Long-Term Personal Installment Loans for Bad Credit

Although it takes hours to cook a proper Thanksgiving meal, it often feels as though it takes at least twice as... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 12/3/18

Study

19,446 views

15 min read

Study: When Does Refinancing an Auto Loan Work Best?

Study: When Does Refinancing an Auto Loan Work Best?

Ah, the smell of a new car. That alluring, straight-from-the-factory fragrance of polyurethane and freshly laid... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 1/10/19

Guide

29,016 views

13 min read

[current_year] Guide: How to Clean Up Bad Credit

How to Quickly Clean Up Bad Credit

Although you can often get away with throwing “dry clean only” clothing into the washing machine, using the wrong... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 11/16/18

Guide

18,392 views

9 min read

7 Department Store Cards for Bad Credit ([current_year])

7 Department Store Cards for Bad Credit

Department stores sure are pretty. The bright lights, glossy counters, and whimsical window displays have a way of... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 11/8/18

Guide

18,744 views

19 min read

20 Best Prepaid Debit Cards in [current_year]

20 Best Prepaid Debit Cards

Although it’s now easier than ever to open a new bank account — online banking means you can even do it in your... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 10/26/18

Guide

23,955 views

13 min read

3 Best Low-Interest Auto Loans for Bad Credit in [current_year]

Best Low-Interest Auto Loans for Bad Credit

Although most people these days know that bad credit can make it hard to get a loan, a low credit score can have... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 10/19/18

Blog

33,648 views

11 min read

How Johnny Jet’s Insider Travel Tips, Deals & Resources Help Consumers Maximize Savings While Enjoying the Journey

Johnny Jet’s Tips & Resources Help Consumers Travel Smarter

In a Nutshell: Planning your travel destination based on the cheapest seats you can find just to save money often... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 10/17/18

Guide

31,500 views

13 min read

7 Facts About Writing a Debt Validation Letter

7 Facts About Writing a Debt Validation Letter

In today’s mobile, tech-happy society, just about everything has gone digital, from bills and banking to movie... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 10/2/18

Guide

39,204 views

9 min read

How Can I Borrow Money with Bad Credit?

How Can I Borrow Money with Bad Credit?

“Out of sight, out of mind” is a common phrase to describe the amazing ability most of us have to completely forget... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 9/20/18

Guide

46,664 views

9 min read

[current_year]’s Best Options for Cheap Credit Repair

Cheap Options for Repairing Your Credit

When it comes to fixing things, there are two main types of problems: those that can limp along until you have time... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 11/15/18

Guide

42,579 views

11 min read

12 Best Private Loans for Bad Credit in [current_year]

12 Best Private Loans for Bad Credit

Depending on the context, the term private can refer to something hidden, an event or product restricted to... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 8/28/18

Guide

41,936 views

9 min read

7 Best Credit Monitoring Services in [current_year]

7 Best Credit Monitoring Services

Some things in life can be safely ignored for weeks, months, or even years with no harm done. Other things… not so... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 8/9/18

Guide

55,300 views

7 min read

3 Best Providers of Home Equity Loans for Bad Credit

3 Best Providers of Home Equity Loans for Bad Credit

Although being turned down for a loan due to bad credit can be frustrating, it’s important to understand the bank’s... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 7/31/18

Guide

41,388 views

7 min read

9 Best Alternatives to Bad-Credit Payday Loans

9 Best Alternatives to Bad-Credit Payday Loans

For some consumers, debt is like a snowball rolling downhill. Once it starts rolling, it gets larger with every... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 9/24/18

Guide

50,089 views

9 min read

4 Simple Steps: How to Get Out of Debt Fast

4 Simple Steps for Getting Out of Debt

One speck of dust is all it takes to start building a cloud. As nearby water vapor condenses on that piece of dust,... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 7/18/18

Guide

74,175 views

7 min read

4 Quick Steps to Buying a Car with Bad Credit

4 Quick Steps: Buying a Car with Bad Credit

Between trudging from lot to lot, fending off overeager salespeople, and spending hours haggling for a deal, buying... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 7/12/18

Guide

93,328 views

7 min read

3 Easy Steps for Buying a House with Bad Credit

3 Easy Steps for Buying a House with Bad Credit

Whether you’re building your credit score from scratch or rebuilding it after a financial disaster, getting any... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 6/28/18

Guide

59,274 views

7 min read

9 Best Bad-Credit Motorcycle Loans for [current_year]

9 Best Motorcycle Loans for Bad Credit

The modern motorcycle has come a long way from the two-cylinder steam-powered bicycle that was its earliest... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 6/25/18

Guide

52,304 views

7 min read

3 Best Online Signature Loans for Bad Credit

3 Best Online Signature Loans for Bad Credit

Not long ago, before the age of credit reports and computer-assisted lending decisions, most deals were made based... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 6/18/18

Guide

49,260 views

7 min read

How to Remove Late Payments from Your Credit Report

4 Ways to Remove Late Payments from Your Credit Report

If you put any four people in a room and show them designs, they’re likely to have four different opinions on which... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 6/8/18

Guide

76,468 views

11 min read

5 Steps to Get a Loan as a First-Time Home Buyer with Bad Credit

Getting a Loan as a First-Time Home Buyer

Some things in life can be both exciting and terrifying, all at the same time. Buying your first home, for example,... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 6/27/18