Matt Becker

Matt Becker is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and the founder of Mom and Dad Money, where he helps new parents take control of their money so they can take care of their families. His work has been featured in numerous publications, including The New York Times, NPR, The Washington Post, and Money Magazine.

Articles by Matt Becker

Plastic Surgery Loans: How to Pay for Your Procedure

Since cosmetic surgery is generally considered to be an elective procedure, many insurance providers won’t cover the cost of these operations. This can make cosmetic... read more

What Credit Score Is Needed for a Personal Loan?

Personal loans can be used for just about anything, like consolidating credit cards, financing a home project and paying off medical bills. The minimum credit... read more

Debt Relief for Senior Citizens: Programs and Resources

Debt has become a major issue for senior citizens. According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, both the number of older households with debt and... read more

Hard Inquiry Without Permission: What to Do

No one sits around waiting excitedly for the chance to deal with issues on their credit report. But if you think that someone’s pulled a... read more

Understanding Bankruptcy

What is bankruptcy? U.S. bankruptcy laws offer a fresh start to overwhelmed debtors. Bankruptcy can help you wipe out debt through discharge, create viable debt... read more