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.

Latest Posts

(125) Total Posts to Date

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How Humans.net Adds a Personal Touch to an Increasingly Impersonal World with a Platform that Helps Users Earn Extra Cash in the Gig Economy

Humans.net: Finding & Procuring Services with a Personal Touch

In a Nutshell: Although Humans.net is driven by data and technology, the company prioritizes creating human... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/18/19

Guide

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3 Options: Lease to Own a Car with Bad Credit

How to Lease to Own a Car with Bad Credit

Sometimes it’s best to see something before you buy it. You wouldn’t buy a home without looking at it or purchase a... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/12/19

Blog

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Recognizing the Hartford Region for Its Diversity of Opportunities Across a Number of Industries, Including Insurance and Manufacturing

Metro Hartford: Diverse Opportunities in Numerous Sectors

In a Nutshell: Hartford, Connecticut’s history predates that of the United States, but the capital city is still... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/15/19

Blog

1,422 views

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Louviers Federal Credit Union Acknowledged for Demonstrating Its Dedication to Delaware Communities

Louviers Federal Credit Union: Financial Education in Delaware

In a Nutshell: What is now Louviers Federal Credit Union in Delaware began life as a financial institution... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/14/19

Blog

1,176 views

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Apeel Sciences is Battling the Global Food Waste Problem with Its Longer-Lasting Produce that Helps Consumers Stretch Their Dollars

Apeel Sciences Technology Makes Produce Last Longer

In a Nutshell: Farmers grow an abundance of fruits and vegetables, but hunger remains an issue around the world,... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/14/19

Blog

4,342 views

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Through Its Policy Work, the American Friends Service Committee is Working To Support Economic Justice in West Virginia and Beyond

American Friends Service Committee & Economic Justice

In a Nutshell: The struggle for economic justice is an ongoing challenge, and it’s just one of many causes taken up... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/6/19

Blog

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Recognizing TVexe for Its Free Service that Saves Users Money by Providing Access to Hundreds of TV Channels via High-Speed Internet Connection

TVexe Offers Free Access to Hundreds of Cable Channels

In a Nutshell: Cable subscriptions have been steadily declining over the past decade due to the alternate viewing... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/31/19

Blog

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The National Fund for Workforce Solutions Facilitates Collaborations to Create Better Jobs and Greater Prosperity for Workers

National Fund for Workforce Solutions Helps Improve Jobs

In a Nutshell: The National Fund for Workforce Solutions works to facilitate a better workforce for employees and... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/1/19

Blog

6,874 views

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Everex: A Stablecoin Platform that Facilitates P2P and Other Payments, Along with Fiat-to-Digital Asset Swaps

Everex: A Stablecoin Platform Working to Improve Payments

In a Nutshell: In recent years, a range of payment solutions have become available to merchants and consumers... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/29/19

Blog

8,128 views

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Recognizing First Citizens National Bank for Its Financial Literacy Efforts Focusing on Women and Children, and its Long-Running Community Support in Tennessee

First Citizens National Bank Supports Smart Women & Children

In a Nutshell: Data reveals that a financial literacy gap exists between men and women. Tennessee’s First Citizens... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/29/19

Blog

7,684 views

9 min read

Huddl: High-End Banking and Investing for Everyone

Huddl: Collective Buying Power & Quality Banking Products

In a Nutshell: Huddl is a new tech platform that aims to level the playing field when it comes to accessing... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/25/19

Blog

9,018 views

9 min read

Recognizing Embark Credit Union for Supporting Financial Fitness, Women Entrepreneurs, and Other Community Efforts in Great Falls, Montana

Embark Credit Union: Financial Literacy & Community Support

In a Nutshell: Embark Credit Union not only delivers quality financial products and services to Great Falls,... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/23/19

Blog

5,655 views

11 min read

Back Market’s Approach to Selling Refurbished Electronics Brings Lower Prices to Consumers and Promotes a Positive Environmental Message

Back Market Refurbs Devices & Helps the Environment

In a Nutshell: Most people don’t give much thought to how much the electronic devices that pervade our daily lives... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/22/19

Blog

9,956 views

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The Arc of New Jersey Provides Resources and Advocates for Families Who Bear Greater Financial Burdens Due to Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities

The Arc of New Jersey on Money & Developmental Disabilities

In a Nutshell: The Arc of New Jersey is an organization with a mission to promote and protect the human rights of... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/21/19

Blog

6,510 views

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Recent Study Ties Gentrification to an Increase in Mental Health Challenges Among Low-Income Children in New York City

Gentrification’s Mental Health Impacts on NYC Youth

In a Nutshell: Gentrification is a sensitive topic for many Americans, yet there has been very little research done... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/18/19

Blog

10,887 views

9 min read

Upstart: An AI-Powered Lending Platform That Moves Beyond Credit Scores to Consider Factors Like Education and Experience to Determine Eligibility

Upstart: AI-Powered Loans That Move Beyond Credit Scores

In a Nutshell: Upstart is a lending platform that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to go beyond... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/18/19

Blog

7,176 views

9 min read

Trustco Bank Recognized for Its Community Commitment to Financial Education, Support for Local Causes, and Delivering Accessible Products

Trustco Bank: Recognized for Its Community Commitment

In a Nutshell: Trustco Bank, which traces its origins to early 20th century Schenectady, New York, demonstrates its... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/17/19

Guide

8,274 views

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12 Alternatives to Hard Money Loans for Bad Credit

12 Alternatives to Hard Money Loans for Bad Credit

Credit is a double-edged sword. To improve your credit rating, you need to successfully pay down loans and other... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/24/19

Blog

10,556 views

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Anaconda: AI and Machine Learning Provide the Backbone for This Enterprise Data Solution That Helps Lenders Determine Creditworthiness

Anaconda: AI Solutions to Determine Creditworthiness

In a Nutshell: A lender’s ability to accurately assess creditworthiness is crucial to its success. Miscalculating a... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/16/19

Blog

17,856 views

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Benefit Chicago is Promoting Prosperity Through Strategic Impact Investments in Windy City Enterprises

Benefit Chicago: Impact Investments & Business Growth

In a Nutshell: Benefit Chicago helps to finance the growth of impact enterprises in the Chicago area. As we wrote... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/9/19

Blog

15,846 views

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Recognizing Southern Independent Bank for Its Community Service, Including Financial Literacy Efforts and Supporting Local Causes in Alabama

Southern Independent Bank: Recognized for Community Service

In a Nutshell: While many banks have been fixtures in their communities for decades, Southern Independent Bank... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/23/19

Blog

17,136 views

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FIGMENT Brings Free, Family-Friendly Participatory Art Experiences to Multiple Cities Each Year

Figment: Engaging, Free, and Family-Friendly Art Experiences

In a Nutshell: Art has been an important part of the human experience for many thousands of years. The FIGMENT... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/3/19

Blog

12,660 views

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TranscribeMe: Earn Extra Cash Through Transcription Services for This Curated Crowd Management Company

TranscribeMe: Earn Extra Cash Through Transcription

In a Nutshell: TranscribeMe provides opportunities for workers to make money by completing short transcription... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/2/19

Blog

21,097 views

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University of Southern California Public Policy Expert Dr. Gary Painter on the Economics of the Homelessness Crisis in the U.S.

USC’s Dr. Gary Painter on the Economics of Homelessness

In a Nutshell: Although homelessness in the U.S. shows an overall downward trend, it still impacts more than... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 9/24/19

Blog

20,496 views

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Funding Societies: A Singapore-Based P2P Lending Platform that Supports SMEs with Quick Funding and Delivers Returns to Investors

Funding Societies: Singapore’s P2P Platform for SMEs and Investors

In a Nutshell: Kelvin Teo and Reynold Wijaya were Harvard Business School students when they came up with the idea... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 9/19/19