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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(167) Total Posts to Date

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Bitit: A Simple Cryptocurrency Platform Designed to Let Users All Over the World Access the Digital Currency Ecosystem

Bitit: A Simple Crypto Platform for Users Around the World

In a Nutshell: In cryptocurrency’s early days, buying, selling, and trading was limited to a few people with highly... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/31/20

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2,519 views

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SureRemit: Instantly Send Shopping Vouchers, Pay Bills, or Buy Data for Loved Ones with the Borderless, Cash-Free Platform

SureRemit: Send Financial Support to Loved Ones

In a Nutshell: Immigrants can provide financial support for their loved ones back home easier than ever, thanks to... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/25/20

Blog

4,608 views

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Independent Reserve is a Secure and Feature-Rich Cryptocurrency Exchange Focused on Consumers in Australia and New Zealand

Independent Reserve: A Crypto Exchange for Australia & NZ

In a Nutshell: Independent Reserve is an award-winning cryptocurrency exchange geared toward the Australia and New... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/23/20

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5,775 views

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Portify: An App to Help Near-Prime and Modern Workers in the U.K. Build Credit and Access Quality Financial Products

Portify: A Financial App Aimed at Helping Modern Workers

In a Nutshell: Traditional finance products were designed around a credit score and a consistent paycheck. But in... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/17/20

Blog

6,084 views

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How RepairMyCreditNow Helps Clients Improve Credit Scores by Removing Discrepancies and Negative Items From Reports

RepairMyCreditNow Helps Clients Boost Scores

In a Nutshell: A wide range of factors can bring down a person’s credit score, from mistakes on a credit report,... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/16/20

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8,379 views

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HeadCount Promotes Voter Registration and Education to Young People by Reaching Them at Concerts and Online

HeadCount: Using Music to Encourage Young People to Vote

In a Nutshell: HeadCount launched in 2004 as a way to help young people register to vote, primarily by going to... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/13/20

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10,832 views

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iSideWith Helps Voters Determine Which Political Candidates Align with Their Values via an In-Depth Quiz and Other Resources

iSideWith’s Political Quiz Helps Voters Choose Candidates

In a Nutshell: Political news and messaging is coming at American voters in full force this election season. For... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/9/20

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11,880 views

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The American Indian College Fund Provides Opportunities for Financial Support and Other Resources for Higher Education

The American Indian College Fund: Scholarships and Guidance

In a Nutshell: American Indian and Alaska Native students often face numerous challenges, including financial... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/4/20

Blog

15,768 views

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Wise Loan Offers Small Loans for Subprime Borrowers with a Focus on Helping Them Improve Their Financial Lives

Wise Loan: Small Loans for Subprime Borrowers

In a Nutshell: Unanticipated expenses can send budgets into disarray, and many short-term loans are accompanied by... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/3/20

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11,358 views

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Skycoin: A Blockchain Ecosystem that Facilitates Fast Payments, Internet Access, Rewards, and Decentralized Apps

Skycoin: A Multi-Faceted Blockchain Ecosystem

In a Nutshell: More than just a cryptocurrency, Skycoin is a whole ecosystem of blockchain-related products and... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 3/2/20

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16,226 views

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Service One Credit Union Offers Education and Specialized Products for Underserved Members in Kentucky

Service One: Education and Products for the Underserved

In a Nutshell: The Service One Credit Union team understands that not everyone is in an ideal financial situation,... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/27/20

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8,099 views

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LocalMonero: A P2P Network for Trading Local Currency for the Privacy-Focused Monero Cryptocurrency

LocalMonero: A P2P Network for Trading Currency for Monero

In a Nutshell: Privacy and anonymity are important concerns for many people who use cryptocurrency. While... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/25/20

Guide

15,060 views

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Does Chase Approve Bad Credit?

Does Chase Approve Bad Credit?

We often hear from readers who wonder whether Chase approves bad credit, and while the answer may not be what you... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/25/20

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14,370 views

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Georgia’s Own Credit Union Recognized for Showing Community Commitment Through Its 85 Acts of Kindness and Financial Literacy Efforts

Georgia’s Own CU Gives Back with 85 Acts of Kindness

In a Nutshell: Georgia’s Own Credit Union celebrated its 85th anniversary in 2019 with its 85 Acts of Kindness... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/21/20

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16,185 views

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The Earthquake Country Alliance Promotes Preparedness and Resilience, Including Minimizing Financial Risks, to Californians

The Earthquake Country Alliance & Financial Preparation

In a Nutshell: Each year, California experiences two to three earthquakes large enough to cause damage to... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/10/20

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16,884 views

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How NALA Empowers Users in Tanzania and Uganda with Its Convenient Payment and Offline Transaction Capabilities

The NALA App & Financial Empowerment in Africa

In a Nutshell: In Tanzania and Uganda, many people must rely on their cellphones, which essentially serve as banks,... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/5/20

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24,696 views

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Start Garden: A Unique Organization That Helps Startups in Grand Rapids and Beyond by Connecting Them to Resources and Funding

Start Garden Helps Grand Rapids Startups Get Funded

In a Nutshell: Starting a new business is challenging, which is why Start Garden is hard at work to assist nascent... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/4/20

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12,067 views

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ChooseFI: The Personal Finance Podcast and Community That Helps Listeners Move Toward Financial Independence

The ChooseFI Podcast & Gaining Financial Independence

In a Nutshell: Who doesn’t dream of financial independence? Brad Barrett and Jonathan Mendonsa did and used the... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 2/17/20

Guide

16,032 views

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5 Best Bad Credit Auto Refinance Loans

5 Best Auto Refinance Loans for Bad Credit

U.S. car owners have $1.2 trillion in outstanding auto loan debt — which generates billions in interest profits... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/28/20

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Sunrise Banks Sets an Example with a Social Responsibility Mission, Volunteering, and Financial Literacy in the Twin Cities

Sunrise Banks: Social Responsibility and Giving Back

In a Nutshell: With their vast reach and access to resources, banks have the ability to affect real change in a... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/27/20

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21,793 views

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University of Nebraska Federal Credit Union Recognized for Promoting Financial Wellness and Providing Educational Resources in Its Communities

NUFCU Promotes Financial Wellness in its Communities

In a Nutshell: Students, faculty, staff, and their families often turn to University of Nebraska Federal Credit... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/22/20

Guide

15,120 views

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3 Private Party Auto Loans for Bad Credit

3 Private Party Auto Loans for Bad Credit

Purchasing a used vehicle from an individual instead of a dealership can bring tremendous savings — and just as... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/22/20

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23,751 views

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700 Plus Credit Specializes in Helping Consumers Restore Their Credit and Imparts Education for Future Financial Success

700 Plus Credit: Credit Restoration and Education

In a Nutshell: Struggling with bad credit is a common issue among U.S. consumers. Low credit scores can be the... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/17/20

Blog

27,198 views

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National Business Capital & Services Connects Small Businesses with Private Lenders within Its Global Network

National Business Capital & Funding Entrepreneurs

In a Nutshell: Small business owners can quickly become discouraged when banks turn them down for financing — but... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/15/20

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25,152 views

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preCharge Offers an Easy-to-Use, Cost-Conscious Platform to Store Digital Assets and Make Payments Using Cryptocurrency

preCharge: Conveniently Store and Transact Using Crypto

In a Nutshell: While cryptocurrencies are seeing widespread use among tech-savvy investors in the U.S., many... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/13/20