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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(148) Total Posts to Date

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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

Blog

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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

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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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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

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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

Blog

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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

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How Oxfam India is Fighting Poverty, Inequality, and Injustice in India by Influencing Decision-Makers and Transforming Power Structures

Oxfam India: Fighting Poverty, Inequality, and Injustice

In a Nutshell: For many years, India and other countries have faced income inequality issues. Millions live in... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/6/20

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Lively: A Modern Era Health Savings Account that Helps People Better Prepare for Today and Tomorrow

Lively: A Health Savings Account for the Modern Era

In a Nutshell: Unexpected medical expenses can send household budgets into a tailspin. The founders of Lively... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/3/20

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11,862 views

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MDsave Connects People Looking for Affordable Health Care Procedures Directly to Doctors and Eliminates Intermediaries

MDsave: Affordable Health Care & Simple, Upfront Pricing

In a Nutshell: Having to fork over a few thousand dollars for an unanticipated medical procedure can be seriously... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/2/20

Blog

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Spread the Vote Helps Would-Be Voters Secure the Proper ID Needed to Cast a Ballot and Delivers Important Voter Education Resources

Spread the Vote Educates & Helps Would-Be Voters Get IDs

In a Nutshell: Many people who are eligible to vote in the U.S. don’t make it to the polls, in many cases due to... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/31/19

Guide

5,760 views

13 min read

10 Credit Cards for Low-Income Earners

10 Credit Cards for Low-Income Earners

Many people believe banks don’t issue credit cards for low-income earners, but that’s not always the case.... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/20/19

Guide

7,755 views

11 min read

3 Best Student Loan Credit Repair Services

3 Student Loan Credit Repair Services

Americans today carry more than $1.6 trillion in active student loan debt. Every second of every day, U.S. students... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/16/19

Blog

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How the Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago Makes Homeownership and Home Maintenance More Accessible for Residents of the Windy City

NHS: Providing Resources for New & Current Chicago Homeowners

In a Nutshell: An overwhelming majority of Chicago residents fall into the low- and middle-income categories, which... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/15/20

Guide

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5 Reloadable Credit Cards for Bad Credit

5 Reloadable Credit Cards for Bad Credit

Researching reloadable credit cards for bad credit can be confusing. Each card has specific conditions and so many... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/6/19

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South Carolina’s Countybank Shows Its Support for Upstate Communities via Donations and Hands-On Volunteer Efforts from Associates

Countybank Supports Upstate South Carolina’s Local Causes

In a Nutshell: While some financial institutions in South Carolina have expanded into North Carolina and Georgia,... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/16/19

Blog

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Modern States: A Nonprofit Dedicated to Making College More Accessible and Affordable by Offering ‘Freshman Year for Free’

Modern States: Making College More Accessible & Affordable

In a Nutshell: With college tuition prices on the rise and student loan debt at an all-time high, Modern States is... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/12/19

Blog

15,288 views

9 min read

Chargebacks911 Provides End-to-End Chargeback Management by Protecting Merchant Revenue and Mitigating Losses

Chargebacks911 Protects Merchant Revenue & Mitigates Losses

In a Nutshell: Chargebacks911 helps merchants save money they are currently losing through chargebacks. Rates of... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/11/19

Blog

17,626 views

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Prevention Institute Promotes Health Equity by Advocating for Policy Change and Partnering with Communities and Organizations

Prevention Institute Promotes Health Equity & Better Communities

In a Nutshell: Most people understand how taking personal preventive measures, such as exercising, can help avert... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/5/19

Guide

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12 Best Loans & Credit Cards for 600 to 650 Credit Scores

12 Best Loans & Credit Cards for 600 to 650 Scores

Millions of Americans have credit scores that limit their financial options and keep them from the credit they... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 12/5/19

Guide

23,617 views

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[current_year] Credit Saint™ Review: How Does it Compare?

2020 Credit Saint™ Review

You’ve heard of the old saying, “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.” The same goes for... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 1/24/20

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Volunteer Forever Enables Affordable, Resumé-Building Travel Experiences While Exposing People to Other Cultures

Volunteer Forever: Enriching Experience & Economical Travel

In a Nutshell: Volunteer Forever is a company that helps people realize their dreams of traveling abroad by... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/26/19

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Covered California Helps Golden State Residents Secure Financial Support for Health Insurance, Under the Affordable Care Act

Covered California Helps Residents Access Insurance & Funds

In a Nutshell: Maintaining health care coverage is not only the law, but it’s also extremely important for a... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/19/19

Blog

20,800 views

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A Study Reveals How High Student Loan Debt Translates to Fewer Entrepreneurs Willing to Start a Business

Study: High Student Loan Debt & Declining Entrepreneurship

In a Nutshell: At around $1.5 trillion, student loan debt in the U.S. is quickly becoming what many experts are... read more »

Matt Walker

By: Matt Walker • 11/19/19

Blog

22,848 views

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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

12,768 views

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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