Mike Randall

Mike Randall
“How to Raise Credit Score” (12 Proven Methods from Credit Experts)

Bad Credit Expert

Mike Randall is most knowledgeable in the areas of credit scores and credit cards, having written on those topics and others for the past eight years. He graduated from California State University with a degree in English literature, and he has an extensive background in personal finance studies. When he's not keeping BadCredit.org readers informed of changes in the subprime market, Mike’s hobbies include sailing and gourmet cooking. Connect with Mike on Google+.

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Lending Stream Offers UK Borrowers a Convenient, Longer-Term Alternative to Payday Loans

Lending Stream Offers a Convenient Alternative to UK's Payday Loans

In a Nutshell: With payday lenders in the UK charging increasingly high interest rates, borrowers are turning to... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 8/13/18

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SELCO Remains Committed to Spreading Financial Literacy Throughout the Oregon Communities It Serves

SELCO Remains Committed to Spreading Financial Literacy

In a Nutshell: While education is widely considered key to someone’s future success, financial literacy is an often... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 8/1/18

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How Crowdfunding Combines the Power of Technology, Storytelling, and Community to Create New Avenues of Fundraising for Those in Need

How Crowdfunding Creates New Financial Avenues for Those in Need

In a Nutshell: Social fundraising networks are expected to raise more than $1 billion in 2018. Crowdfunding... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 7/27/18

Guide

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[current_year] Credit One Credit Card Reviews

2018 Credit One Credit Card Reviews

Choosing a credit card when you have bad credit should be driven by a single, overarching factor: you need to... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 7/24/18

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How Redstone Federal Credit Union Meets the Banking and Financial Literacy Needs of Underserved Tennessee Valley Residents

How Redstone Federal Credit Union Serves the Tennessee Valley

In a Nutshell: As big banks continue to raise fees and cut back on services, more Americans are turning to credit... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 7/24/18

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The Entrust Group Weighs in on Diversifying Investment Strategies and the Importance of Establishing Savings

The Entrust Group Weighs in on the Importance of Establishing Savings

In a Nutshell: Retirement is a relatively recent social institution, but it’s no less an important financial... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 7/16/18

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California’s Earned Income Tax Credit Puts Money Back in the Pockets of More than 1.4 Million Low-Income Residents

California’s EITC Puts Money Back in the Pockets of Those in Need

In a Nutshell: In 2015, California joined a list of 29 states and the District of Columbia in implementing a... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 7/13/18

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American Bankruptcy Institute Commission Seeks Chapter 11 Reform in an Effort to Save Businesses and Jobs

ABI Commission: Chapter 11 Reform Needed to Save Businesses and Jobs

In a Nutshell: The bankruptcy code currently in use in the United States was written into law in 1978, and many... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 7/4/18

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National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators Helps Rightful Owners Collect Billions of Dollars in Lost and Forgotten Assets

NAUPA Helps Locate Billions of Dollars in Lost and Forgotten Assets

In a Nutshell: Each year in the US, billions of dollars go unclaimed and end up in the custody of state treasurers... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 6/21/18

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Churches Mutual Credit Union Helps Meet the Unique Needs of Clergy and Church Employees in the UK

CMCU Meets the Needs of UK Clergy and Church Employees

In a Nutshell: Credit unions in the UK are seeking to provide a banking alternative for underserved communities,... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 6/15/18

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How Using eSnipe to Buy and Flip on eBay Can Lead to a Profitable Side Hustle

How Using eSnipe to Buy and Flip Can Lead to a Profitable Side Hustle

In a Nutshell: As a platform for buying and selling items of any possible type — new and used, working or not —... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 6/14/18

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Reaching Lands of Opportunity — VisaPlace Helps Hopeful Individuals and Families Navigate the Complexities of Immigration Law

VisaPlace Helps Navigate the Complexities of Immigration Law

In a Nutshell: Immigration is one of the foundations of the United States, yet throughout its history, the US has... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 6/11/18

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Vamoose Bus Offers an Affordable Travel Alternative Between Two of the East Coast’s Top Travel Destinations

Vamoose Bus Offers an Affordable Travel Option Between NYC and DC

In a Nutshell: Getting around in cities with well-designed public transportation systems is both cheaper and more... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 6/8/18

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From Test Prep and Tutoring to Admissions Resources, The Princeton Review Has a Well-Established Reputation for Helping Students Achieve Their Academic Dreams

The Princeton Review: Helping Students Achieve Academic Dreams

In a Nutshell: The correlation between a high-quality education and a person’s prospects of financial success later... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 6/5/18

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Employment Screening Resources® Provides Background Screening that Protects Employers While Promoting Ex-Offenders Re-Entering the Workforce

ESR Provides Resources to Help Ex-Offenders Get Back to Work

In a Nutshell: The United States incarcerates a higher percentage of its population than any other world power, and... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 6/4/18

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California’s Family and Consumer Sciences Education Program Empowers Teachers to Bring Key Financial and Life Skills to a New Generation

California’s FCS Program Brings Key Life Skills to a New Generation

In a Nutshell: When it comes time to choose an academic path toward an eventual career, today’s high school... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 5/30/18

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More Than $47 Million Paid Out — uSell Helps You Get More Money Back for Your Used Electronic Devices

uSell Helps You Get More Money Back for Your Used Devices

In a Nutshell: If the new features and technology in the latest smartphones have you looking to upgrade, you may be... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 5/23/18

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Better Job Opportunities Through Résumé Optimization — Professional Diversity Network’s Resunate Helps You Stand Out from the Competition

Resunate — Better Opportunities Through Résumé Optimization

In a Nutshell: As the hiring process turns more toward automation, digital screening programs often eliminate... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 5/7/18

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Children’s Health Fund Brings Quality Health Care to America’s Disadvantaged Families

Children’s Health Fund: Health Care for Disadvantaged Families

In a Nutshell: Child poverty rates in America are among the highest of all developed nations. In addition, more... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 5/4/18

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Voice of Witness Illustrates the Power of Storytelling and How It Can Give a Voice to Marginalized, Underserved Populations

Voice of Witness: How Storytelling Gives a Voice to the Underserved

In a Nutshell: With diminishing resources going toward reliable reporting on human rights violations, injustice,... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 4/25/18

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George Banco: Providing UK Borrowers with an Affordable Alternative to High-Interest Payday Loans

George Banco Gives UK Borrowers an Alternative to Payday Loans

In a Nutshell: When bills are due and there’s a need for timely access to cash, many consumers turn to payday... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 4/20/18

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How Little Free Library’s 65,000 Locations Help Global Communities Reach Better Financial Futures by Promoting Literacy

The Little Free Library™ Empowers Communities Through Literacy

In a Nutshell: Access to books can be a major factor in whether kids learn to enjoy reading early in life, which... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 4/18/18

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Lendio Conveniently Matches Small Businesses with Loan Options for Working Capital and Expansion

Lendio: SMB Loan Options for Working Capital and Growth

In a Nutshell: Small businesses that need access to working capital, or that are looking to expand, used to be able... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 4/13/18

Blog

37,696 views

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Trustwave Helps Financial Service Providers Fight Back Against the Cybercriminals Who Want Your Data

Trustwave Helps Financial Service Providers Protect Customer Data

In a Nutshell: Cybercrime and information security breaches are increasing at alarming rates, and the FBI estimates... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 4/10/18

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NerdWallet’s Liz Weston Shares Helpful Advice on How to Build and Use Credit the Proper Way

NerdWallet's Liz Weston Shares Advice on Building and Using Credit

In a Nutshell: Revolving debt recently reached a historic $1.023 trillion in America. While mounting debt or past... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/29/18