Brittney Mayer

Brittney Mayer

Bad Credit Expert

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

Latest Posts

(121) Total Posts to Date

Guide

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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

11,818 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

10,914 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

11,128 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

17,164 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

19,175 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 • 9/6/18

Guide

14,568 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

41,157 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

31,872 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

42,525 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

54,036 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

42,602 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

26,818 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

33,983 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

56,034 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

29,952 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

38,428 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

Guide

52,860 views

9 min read

12 Best Bad-Credit RV Loans for [current_year]

12 Best RV Loans for Bad Credit

Given the average hotel room can run over $100 a night — and easily twice that in more expensive cities — the idea... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 5/24/18

Guide

53,010 views

7 min read

8 Emergency Loans for Bad Credit

8 Emergency Loans for Bad Credit

Although everyone rebuilding their credit knows to establish an emergency fund for unexpected expenses, even a... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 10/1/18

Guide

78,984 views

7 min read

3 Methods of TV Financing for Bad Credit with No Down Payment

3 Methods of TV Financing for Bad Credit

Although frivolous purchases should be at the bottom of the list when you’re dealing with bad credit, having some... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 11/7/18

Study

64,847 views

13 min read

A Study of How a Reverse Mortgage Works & Who’s Using Them

A Study of How Reverse Mortgages Work & Who’s Using Them

As with the 8-track players and parachute pants popular during their heyday, the company pension is mostly history.... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 5/8/18

Guide

67,770 views

7 min read

9 Best Bad-Credit Boat Loans for [current_year]

9 Best Boat Loans for Bad Credit

While beef may be “what’s for dinner,” Americans still love their fish. In 2016 alone, the US commercial fishing... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 5/1/18

Guide

64,857 views

7 min read

3 Best National Debt Relief Programs

3 Best National Debt Relief Programs

There is a small aquatic plant, called duckweed, that can expand from a few small leaves and take over the entire... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 4/26/18

Guide

41,197 views

7 min read

6 Best FHA Loans for Bad Credit

6 Best FHA Loans for Bad Credit

Despite being the single largest purchase most of us will make, buying a house is far more than a simple investment... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 4/17/18

Guide

38,610 views

11 min read

12 Best Secured Collateral Loans for Bad Credit

Secured Collateral Loans for Bad Credit

For more than 3,000 years, humans have been using goods — and, sometimes, labor — as collateral for a financial... read more »

Brittney Mayer

By: Brittney Mayer • 4/12/18