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

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

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

Can You Use a Personal Loan to Buy a Car Instead of an Auto Loan?

If you’re looking to buy a car, one of the biggest questions you probably have is how you’ll pay for it. Even used cars cost... read more

What Is a Reverse Mortgage?

If you’re looking for an additional source of funds in retirement, a reverse mortgage could be just the tool you need. Reverse mortgages have received... read more

What to Consider Before you Cosign a Mortgage Loan with a Significant Other

With people waiting longer to get married, and housing prices and mortgage interest rates on the rise, it’s become more common for unmarried couples to... read more

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