Matt Walker

Matt Walker

Bad Credit Expert

Matt Walker is a credit strategist and contributing editor for BadCredit.org. With more than 15 years of experience, Matt uses his in-depth knowledge and straightforward language to bring financial literacy to millions of readers. His articles highlight the technology, resources, and organizations that can help subprime borrowers get back on their feet. Matt focuses full time on producing the most in-depth guides and feature articles in the finance industry to educate consumers on ways to raise their credit scores and achieve and maintain financial stability.

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(198) Total Posts to Date

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Magical Credit Specializes in Providing Loans for Non-Prime and Underserved Borrowers

Magical Credit: Loans for Underserved Borrowers

In a Nutshell: Consumers with less than perfect credit may feel hopeless when a situation arises where they need... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 4/9/21

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Stash Simplifies and Democratizes Wealth-Building So Investors Can More Easily Avoid Debt Pitfalls

Stash Helps People Avoid Debt by Investing

In a Nutshell: Thanks to advances in technology, investing is no longer limited to the wealthiest members of... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 4/1/21

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Hired Helps Job-Seekers Get Matched with Jobs They Love and Earn Money to Pay Down Debt

Hired Helps People Find Quality Jobs to Help Pay Debt

In a Nutshell: Falling into debt not only adds immediate stress to people’s lives, but its effects ripple into many... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/26/21

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The Outschool Online Learning Platform Offers Financial Assistance for Families Dealing with Debt

Outschool: Free Online Learning for Families Facing Debt

In a Nutshell: Access to quality education — and the technology necessary to receive it — is not equal in the U.S.... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/24/21

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Opendoor Makes Home Loans Easy by Streamlining the Traditional Buying and Selling Process

Opendoor: Home Loans Made Easy Through Technology

In a Nutshell: Buying or selling a home is often a daunting, if not downright frustrating, experience. Although... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/22/21

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Zogo Helps People Avoid Debt with Its Fun and Engaging Approach to Financial Education

Zogo Helps People Avoid Debt via Gamified Education

In a Nutshell: Financial literacy initiatives are often lacking in U.S. schools and households. And although an... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/19/21

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Varo: A Digital Bank That Helps Users Avoid Debt and Build Credit with Affordable Products

Varo: A Digital Bank That Helps Users Avoid Debt

In a Nutshell: Millions of people across the U.S. are underbanked or simply don’t have access to modern financial... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/16/21

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Exploring Resources to Help People Understand and Navigate Student Loans and Debt

Helping People Navigate Student Loans & Debt

In a Nutshell: The student loan debt crisis was already a main focus for many, even before the COVID-19 pandemic.... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/11/21

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Becoming a Lyft Driver Allows for Flexible Earning Opportunities to Pay Down Debt

Lyft: Rideshare Driving to Help Pay Down Debt

In a Nutshell: Folks who are staring down a pile of debt may feel helpless and discouraged. But companies like Lyft... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/9/21

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International Longevity Centre UK Sheds New Light on Debt and Credit Issues in Senior Populations

ILC-UK Shows Debt and Credit Issues in Senior Populations

In a Nutshell: Medical science is solving many health-related problems, enabling people to live longer lives.... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/8/21

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OnPoint Community Credit Union on Financial Literacy and Helping People in Meaningful Ways

OnPoint Community Credit Union on Helping People

In a Nutshell: Credit unions have long held a reputation for their focus on members’ needs and supporting the... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/5/21

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Finder is a Useful Website for Comparing Financial Services and Avoiding Excessive Debt

Finder: Comparing Financial Services & Avoiding Debt

In a Nutshell: People currently have access to more information and more choices than ever before, whether it’s... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/4/21

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TopCashback Helps Consumers Reduce Debt by Earning Cash Back via Online Purchases

TopCashback on Reducing Debt and Saving Money

In a Nutshell: Saving money is an exciting concept to most consumers, and TopCashback makes it simple and... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/3/21

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Avoid Vehicle Payments and Debt by Using Getaround’s Convenient Car-Sharing Service

Avoid Auto Debt with Getaround’s Car-Sharing Service

In a Nutshell: Automobiles have forever altered the way we travel as well as how and where we live. But despite the... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/1/21

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The Office of Disability Employment Policy Promotes Resources to Help Those in Need Avoid Debt

ODEP: Helping People with Disabilities Avoid Debt

In a Nutshell: People with disabilities are among the last in the workforce to attain employment. And just like... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/26/21

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Service Credit Union Focuses on Financial Health and Giving Back to the Community

Service Credit Union on Financial Health & Community

In a Nutshell: Service Credit Union first opened in New Hampshire in 1957 and now has 50 branches and serves... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/24/21

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Becoming Certified via Project Management Institute Can Lead to Higher Pay and Less Debt

PMI Certifications Can Lead to Better Jobs & Less Debt

In a Nutshell: Debt is a burden for millions of U.S. residents. And while side hustles may be suitable for some,... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/26/21

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PSECU On the Credit Union’s Efforts in Supporting the Financial Well-Being of Members and the Community

PSECU: Supporting Members’ Financial Health

In a Nutshell: Credit unions have played an important role for individuals and communities in the U.S. since the... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/17/21

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The Illinois Credit Union League Provides Advocacy and Resources to Help Institutions Succeed

How ICUL Advocates for Illinois Credit Unions

In a Nutshell: While credit unions work to serve the interests of their members, organizations like the Illinois... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/12/21

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Refurb Tracker Alerts People to Preowned Apple Products to Help Them Save Money and Limit Debt

Refurb Tracker: Limit Debt & Buy Used Apple Products

In a Nutshell: Apple computers and other Apple electronic devices have a reputation for quality, and with good... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/10/21

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Clarabridge Uses Technology to Help Credit Unions Take a Member-Focused Approach to Service

Clarabridge: The Tech Platform Behind Many Credit Unions

In a Nutshell: Credit unions are well known for their quality customer service. In decades past, this meant... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/9/21

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OhmConnect Helps Consumers Use Less Energy and Save Money to Avoid Debt

OhmConnect: Saving Energy & Avoiding Debt

In a Nutshell: As people look for ways to save money and avoid debt, OhmConnect offers one solution for residents... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/8/21

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My Debt Epiphany Offers Valuable Resources to Help People Organize Finances and Get Out of Debt

My Debt Epiphany Helps People Get Out of Debt

In a Nutshell: Millions of U.S. residents struggle with debt. Choncé Maddox was once one of those people until she... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/5/21

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How Consumers Can Earn Money and Potentially Avoid Debt by Sharing Anonymized Data Insights

Sharing Data, Earning Money & Avoiding Debt

In a Nutshell: With many U.S. residents affected by COVID-19 and struggling with debt, there’s never been a better... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/29/21

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Hello Divorce Helps Couples Untie the Knot Without Taking on Insurmountable Legal Debt

HelloDivorce Helps Separating Couples Avoid Massive Debt

In a Nutshell: Divorces are difficult, expensive, and often contentious — at least that’s the common perception.... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/28/21