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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700Credit Serves the Auto Industry With Dependable Credit Reporting and Compliance Solutions

700Credit: Credit and Compliance Tools for the Auto Industry

In a Nutshell: Credit and compliance play crucial roles in the automotive industry for both dealerships and... read more »

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By: Matt Walker • 1/21/21

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Bank5 Connect Offers a High-Yield Checking Account & Debit Card with Credit Card-Like Rewards

Bank5 Connect: Credit Card-Like Rewards & High-Yield Checking

In a Nutshell: A bank’s location used to be an important consideration for consumers, but with advances in... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/20/21

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Network Capital Provides Streamlined Home Loan Services at Competitive Rates

Network Capital Provides Unique Home Loan Services

In a Nutshell: Entering the realm of homeownership can be a daunting experience, but oftentimes it’s ultimately... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/14/21

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First Financial Federal Credit Union Promotes Financial Wellness While Supporting the Community

First Financial Federal Credit Union & Financial Wellness

In a Nutshell: Credit unions were built with people and communities in mind. And First Financial Federal Credit... read more »

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By: Matt Walker • 1/14/21

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The AFT Advocates on Behalf of Educators, Including Fair Wage and Debt Forgiveness Resources

AFT Advocates for Teachers, Including Debt Forgiveness

In a Nutshell: The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is a union that works on behalf of not only public school... read more »

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By: Matt Walker • 1/14/21

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How PodShare Facilitates Secure Housing and New Life Experiences While Helping People Avoid Debt

PodShare: Avoid Debt and Find Secure Housing

In a Nutshell: Many people are met with challenges when it comes to finding affordable housing in large cities like... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/12/21

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Living on the Cheap Provides Cost-Saving Tips and Strategies to Avoid Debt and Live Well on Less

Living on the Cheap on Finding Deals & Avoiding Debt

In a Nutshell: The last several months have been difficult for many U.S. residents. As the wealthy continue to grow... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/8/21

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CodeDay Helps the Underserved Gain Opportunities in Tech to Potentially Earn More and Avoid Debt

CodeDay Helps People Enter Tech & Avoid Debt

In a Nutshell: Careers in the tech industry have long been dominated by Silicon Valley movers and shakers. But... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/5/21

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Bankruptcy Law Center Fights to Improve Clients’ Financial Situations

Bankruptcy Law Center Fights to Improve Financial Situations

In a Nutshell: This year has been financially challenging for millions of Americans, and while it’s never a... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/30/20

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ACSI Report Finds Customer Satisfaction Waning Among Banks and Credit Unions Amid a Pandemic

ACSI: Satisfaction Waning for Banks & Credit Unions

In a Nutshell: The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) found in its annual report on the finance and... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/29/20

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The Institute for Economics and Peace, and How Its Work Sheds Light on Spending, Saving, and Debt

Institute for Economics & Peace on Spending & Debt

In a Nutshell: The Institute for Economics and Peace aims to change how the world thinks about peace. Its... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/22/20

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Electronic IDentification Offers Banks Secure Virtual Options to Provide Loans and Credit

Electronic ID: Secure Options for Loans & Credit

In a Nutshell: Now more than ever, maintaining high levels of security when facilitating loans or issuing credit is... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/16/20

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Career Opportunities: Recognizing North Dakota as a Top State for Reducing Debt

North Dakota is a Top State for Reducing Debt

In a Nutshell: With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the health and financial wellness of communities across the... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/10/20

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University Federal Credit Union Demonstrates Strong Community Support via Social Impact Areas

The University Federal Credit Union Drives Financial Health

In a Nutshell: Credit unions are known for their commitment to the communities they serve, and University Federal... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/9/20

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Norway Savings Bank: Helping People Handle Debt and Credit Issues and Serving the Community

Norway Savings Bank on Debt & Community Service

In a Nutshell: Mutual savings banks share some similarities with credit unions, including their commitment to... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/8/20

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CASE Credit Union Offers Robust Community Support and Financial Products for Low-Income Members

CASE Credit Union: Financial Products for Low-Income Members

In a Nutshell: It’s no secret that credit unions are often more deeply rooted in their communities than their... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/25/20

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Yotta Gamifies Savings with Cash Prizes and Helps People Prep for Unexpected Debt

Yotta Gamifies Savings & Preps for Unexpected Debt

In a Nutshell: Establishing and building a savings fund is an important part of any financial plan. Unfortunately,... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/24/20

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OnlineU Helps Students Reduce Debt by Connecting them to Online Programs with the Best Value

OnlineU Helps Students Reduce Debt & Gain Knowledge

In a Nutshell: Student loan debt has reached crisis levels in the U.S. even as the number of educational... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/18/20

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HomeVestors Purchases Homes from People Looking to Get Out of Debt and Gain Financial Flexibility

HomeVestors: Buying Houses & Helping People in Debt

In a Nutshell: Many U.S. homeowners — particularly in 2020 — are one unexpected expense away from sending their... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/17/20

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Freedom Federal Credit Union Offers Products and Services Aimed at Families Struggling with Debt

Freedom Federal Credit Union Helps Families in Debt

In a Nutshell: Credit unions are known for their efforts to go above and beyond to serve both their members and... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/13/20

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HeadsUpGuys Provides Valuable Resources for Men Struggling with Depression Caused by Debt

HeadsUpGuys on Depression, Debt, and Hope

In a Nutshell: Men account for 75% of all suicides, according to HeadsUpGuys, a website dedicated to addressing... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/10/20

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Earnin Combats Expensive Payday Loans by Providing No-Interest Advances on Upcoming Paychecks

Earnin Lets People Access Advance Paycheck Funds

In a Nutshell: Millions of workers in the U.S. struggle to make ends meet, living paycheck to paycheck. With... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/6/20

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Planswell Offers Free Financial Plans that Help People Optimize Insurance, Investments, and Home Loans

Planswell: Free Financial Plans for Everyone

In a Nutshell: In the past, realistic and workable financial plans were often limited to the wealthy because the... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/2/20

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SAFE Credit Union Gives Back to its Communities and Offers Relief Options for Those Impacted by COVID-19

SAFE CU: Community Support and COVID-19 Relief

In a Nutshell: Credit unions have long held a reputation for their personalized services and close ties to the... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/29/20

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Travel to Black Rock Mountain State Park without Taking on Large Amounts of Vacation Debt

Affordable Vacations: Black Rock Mountain

In a Nutshell: We love to travel here at BadCredit, but we have seen firsthand how vacations can equal more debt... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/28/20