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

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

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

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