Matt Becker

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

FHA FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions About FHA Loans

The FHA loan program provides a fantastic opportunity for people who want to purchase a home but either don’t have stellar credit or don’t have... read more

How Soon Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

If you recently took out a mortgage, it might seem silly to even consider refinancing. Why would you ever want to go through that entire... read more

Can I Get a Personal Loan With Bad or No Credit?

Personal loans can be helpful in a variety of situations. They generally come with a fixed interest rate and a fixed repayment period, and they... read more

How Long Do Derogatory Marks Stay on Your Credit Report?

A poor credit score can make a lot of things harder. It can make borrowing difficult or more expensive. It can even cause your insurance... read more

10 Reverse Mortgage Pitfalls to Consider & How to Avoid Them

If you or someone you love is considering a reverse mortgage, you’re probably attracted to the idea of having extra money available, on top of... read more

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