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.

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(8) Total Posts to Date

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The YMCA Battles Youth Hunger by Providing Millions of Free, Nutritious Meals to Teens and Children Across the Country

The YMCA Battles Youth Hunger by Providing Millions of Free Meals

In a Nutshell: Hunger is a very real problem for millions of children across the U.S. Since 2011, the YMCA has... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/14/18

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Summit Credit Union Commended for Bringing Impactful Financial Wellness Programs to Madison and Milwaukee Communities

Summit Credit Union Commended for Impactful Financial Education

In a Nutshell: Summit Credit Union stands out in the Madison and Milwaukee regions by offering several in-depth... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/8/18

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C2ER’s Cost of Living Index Helps Americans Find the Best Community for Their Budget with City-to-City Spending Comparisons

C2ER’s Cost of Living Index: City-to-City Spending Comparisons

In a Nutshell: Knowing the cost of living for a city can be an important factor when determining whether or not to... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/5/18

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Media Bias/Fact Check Serves as a Watchdog for Consumers in Identifying News Sources that Can Alter Political and Economic Landscapes

Media Bias/Fact Check Serves as a Watchdog for Consumers

In a Nutshell: With so many sources of information on the internet, today’s media landscape can feel like a... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/30/18

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Value Vacations — A Local’s Perspective on Why Raleigh, North Carolina, Deserves to Be Your Next Budget-Friendly Destination

Value Vacations — A Local's Perspective on Raleigh

Travel can feel like an impossible feat for those on a budget. Luckily, there are some great destinations across... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/26/18

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SaverLife, the Latest Program from EARN.org, Helps Users Kick-Start Healthy Saving Habits Through Rewards, Games, and Coaching

EARN’s SaverLife Kick-Starts Healthy Saving Habits with Games

In a Nutshell: For many people, finding the motivation to begin saving money can be difficult, especially if funds... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/18/18

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Making Change at Walmart: How Pushing for Better Pay and Benefits at One Retailer Can Improve the Entire Industry

Making Change at Walmart Pushes for Better Pay to Spur Retail Change

In a Nutshell: The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) launched Making Change at Walmart... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/17/18

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SECU Bolsters Financial Education in Maryland Through Reality Fairs and Community Programs

SECU Boosts Financial Literacy in Maryland Through Reality Fairs

In a Nutshell: SECU, Maryland’s largest credit union, embodies the credit union difference by giving back to the... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 10/16/18