Matt Walker

Matt Walker

Bad Credit Expert

Matt Walker is a Contributing Editor for BadCredit.org and published author with more than 15 years of experience in writing, editing, and strategic communications. Matt uses his extensive background in journalism to help educate consumers on ways to raise their credit scores, and to achieve and maintain financial stability. With his in-depth knowledge and straightforward language, he helps bring financial literacy to millions through articles highlighting the technology, resources, and organizations that can help subprime borrowers get back on their feet.

Latest Posts

(42) Total Posts to Date

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How RightMesh Uses Mesh Networks and Blockchain Technology to Bring Connectivity to Underserved Parts of the World

RightMesh: Connecting the World via Blockchain Tech

In a Nutshell: Internet connectivity is often taken for granted in modernized countries like the U.S., yet more... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/21/19

Blog

882 views

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Bonsai Finance Connects Consumers to Financial Products, Services, and Educational Resources to Help Them Cultivate Their Fiscal Health

Bonsai Finance Helps Consumers Cultivate Their Fiscal Health

In a Nutshell: Britton Smith understands that shaping personal finances can take time and patience which is why he... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/20/19

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1,008 views

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With LSI Credit Solutions, Consumers Can Fix Their Credit in As Little as 90 Days and Gain Access to Its Unique Lifetime Credit Protection Plan

LSI Credit Solutions: Fix Your Credit and Protect it for Life

In a Nutshell: LSI Credit Solutions Founder Serge Bagdasarov understands that building and maintaining good credit... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/20/19

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More Than 40 Years After the Pregnancy Discrimination Act was Passed, the Fight for Equal Treatment in the Workplace Continues for Expectant Mothers

The Fight Against Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

In a Nutshell: Whether an employer denies a pregnant woman a stool during her shift or goes as far as firing... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/15/19

Blog

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Greensboro, N.C., is the Latest City to Join eBay’s Retail Revival Program Where Global E-Commerce Meets Local Small Businesses

Greensboro is the Latest to Join eBay’s Retail Revival Program

In a Nutshell: eBay launched its Retail Revival program in 2018 as a way to leverage the large company’s... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/14/19

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NetCredit Helps Consumers Gain Access to a Personal Loan Between $1,000 and $10,000 Based on Factors that Go Beyond a Credit Score

NetCredit Helps Consumers Secure Personal Loans Up to $10,000

In a Nutshell: When you’re already on a tight budget and have a less-than-ideal credit score, securing a loan can... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/14/19

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2,670 views

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Point: Creating Financial Flexibility Through a Fractional Ownership System that Allows Homeowners to Tap into Their Home Values

Point: Fractional Ownership & Tapping Into Your Home Equity

In a Nutshell: By the time homeowners reach the point where they need to tap into their home equity to help their... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/12/19

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2,704 views

11 min read

How Color Of Change, the Largest Online Racial Justice Organization in the United States, is Working Toward Bail Reform

Color Of Change: The Nonprofit Advocating for U.S. Bail Reform

In a Nutshell: The topic of bail reform re-entered the national conversation in 2015 following the case of Sandra... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/11/19

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Guadalupe Credit Union Focuses Its Financial Literacy Efforts on High School Students and the New Mexico Communities It Serves

Guadalupe CU Prepares Students for Financial Choices

In a Nutshell: Guadalupe Credit Union in New Mexico is working hard to bring financial literacy to students through... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/7/19

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7,980 views

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The Professional Bowlers Association Supports Student-Athletes Through the Billy Welu Scholarship and as a Bowl4Life Scholarship Partner

Professional Bowlers Association Scholarships for Young Bowlers

In a Nutshell: Bowling is going strong as a professional sport and the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) is... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/1/19

Study

6,513 views

19 min read

Where to Find the Nation’s Best Math Education: 10 Cities Where Students Earn the Highest Test Scores in America

10 Cities Where Students Earn the Highest Math Test Scores

The United States has a math problem but it’s not the kind that can be solved with a simple formula or even an... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/28/19

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6,214 views

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Democracy for America: How Encouraging a Truly Representative Government Can Combat Rising Income Inequality

Democracy for America Works to Combat Income Inequality

In a Nutshell: Income inequality in America has reached levels unseen since before the Great Depression. Democracy... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/26/19

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Value Vacations: A Local’s Perspective on Long Beach

Value Vacations: A Local’s Perspective on Long Beach

For households on a tight budget, vacations can often seem like an impossibility. Fortunately, there are some great... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/26/19

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10,598 views

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Gold and Silver Investment Tips for Entry-Level and Seasoned Traders Alike

Precious Metals Investing for Traders at All Levels

In a Nutshell: The wide world of investing and trading can be intimidating for newcomers but purchasing precious... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/25/19

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9,348 views

9 min read

Cleo: How the Virtual Assistant Integrates with Your Accounts and Provides Real-Time Financial Insights Through Fun Interactions

Cleo: A Virtual Assistant for Financial Insights

In a Nutshell: Even with smartphones and online banking, managing finances can still be a challenge. But, Cleo — an... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/20/19

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13,455 views

13 min read

Harry Campbell, aka The Rideshare Guy, Offers Expert Insights and Advice on Making the Most Out of Driving in a Gig Economy

The Rideshare Guy Offers Expert Insights on Earning More

In a Nutshell: Driving for rideshare companies like Lyft or Uber is a great way to bring in some extra cash — just... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/14/19

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9,885 views

11 min read

doxo Offers a Convenient Bill-Paying Service that Keeps Control in the Consumer’s Hands and Provides a Holistic Financial View

doxo Offers Bill Pay and a Holistic View of Your Finances

In a Nutshell: Keeping track of monthly bills can be a real struggle. doxo offers a convenient solution that allows... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/13/19

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16,847 views

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Truebill: How the App Helps You Manage Subscriptions, Lower Bills, and View Finances All in One Place

Save Money on Subscriptions with the Truebill App

In a Nutshell: Managing money is easier than ever with the array of finance apps available to consumers these days.... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/11/19

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8,525 views

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Cambridge Credit Counseling Helps Clients Reduce Credit Card Interest and Payment Amounts to Erase Debt in an Average of Four Years

Cambridge Credit Counseling Helps Reduce Payments & Erase Debt

In a Nutshell: Too many Americans struggle with debt. The consequences of falling behind on payments can lead to... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/7/19

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Fostering Future Leaders: The Fellowship of Christian Athletes Encourages Team Building and Organizational Skills Through a Faith-Based Approach

FCA Provides Student-Athletes with Tools for Success in Life

In a Nutshell: For 65 years, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes has been working to build faith among... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/29/19

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Start a Side Hustle as a Dog Walker with Wag! and Earn Extra Cash While Spending Time with New Furry, Four-Legged Friends

Earn Extra Cash by Becoming a Dog Walker with Wag!

In a Nutshell: In today’s connected world, there are a lot of options for a so-called side hustle, and who couldn’t... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/24/19

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21,186 views

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TripMode: Avoid Costly Data Overages When Using Your Laptop on Mobile Hotspots or Public Wifi Networks by Eliminating Unnecessary Operations

TripMode: Avoid Data Overages on Wifi & Mobile Hotspots

In a Nutshell: Working on the go is a common scenario for many professionals these days. However, using your laptop... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/22/19

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20,000 views

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Jobscan Boosts Job Seekers’ Chances of Getting Their Resumés in Front of Hiring Managers Through ATS-Friendly Optimization

Jobscan: Optimizing Resumés for ATS and Hiring Managers

In a Nutshell: In today’s competitive job market, a single job posting may receive hundreds of applications.... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/14/19

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36,423 views

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How Flatiron School’s Coding Boot Camp Approach is Providing New Career Opportunities and Flexible Options for Learners

Flatiron School’s Coding Programs Provide Career Opportunities

In a Nutshell: Jumping out of one career to fulfill a dream in another can be a daunting prospect, particularly... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/28/18

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Listia: An Online Marketplace Where Users Can Sell Unwanted Goods and Pick Up Useful Items for Little or No Cost

Listia: Sell Unwanted Goods and Get Items for Little or No Cost

In a Nutshell: We all have items lying around the house that have outlived their usefulness to us but could hold... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/26/18