American Financial Solutions Blog

One Move to Put You in Control of Your Credit Report

Our credit reports and scores are used for everything from buying a house to getting car insurance, yet some of us are afraid to see what information is in them. Here is a great opportunity to get a free review of your credit report and make a plan for improvements.

Posted on Jan 20, 2015

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Credit Review Program Gives Military Members the Edge Against Fraud, Misuse

Often targets for bogus financial services, military members, veterans and their families need ways to monitor their credit.

Posted on Jan 12, 2015

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How a Stranger May be Your Best Bet for Getting Out of Debt

Everyday we are inundated by articles, sound bites, Tweets, and commercials telling us how we should be managing our money. But we all have choices and finding an unbiased person to help you make those important financial decisions can be critical to your success.

Posted on Jan 09, 2015

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How One Extra Payment Can Make a Huge Dent in Debt

We often hear experts say making one extra payment towards debt can help us pay it off much faster. Is it true? See for yourself how easy it is.

Posted on Dec 12, 2014

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NFCC Poll Suggests Consumers May Have Seven-Year Post-Recession Spending Itch

“Consumers exhibiting financial confidence is certainly a positive sign for the American economy. Having been cost-conscious since the beginning of the recession, consumers may now be experiencing the seven-year itch with a desire to begin spending again,” said Gail Cunningham, spokesperson for the NFCC.

Posted on Dec 04, 2014

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Pay a Friend to Stop You From Spending? It May Work

Struggling to avoid using your credit card? It may be time to think outside the box to get out of debt.

Posted on Dec 02, 2014

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A New Year's Goal

Make your New Year's goal be to get out of debt

Posted on Nov 20, 2014

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Loans that Hurt So Good: Confessions of a Credit Counselor

Whether you are struggling to make ends meet, have an unexpected emergency or looking to consolidate debt a loan through a finance company can seem like a saving grace - especially if you have some credit issues. What are the real costs of those loans and are there alternatives. We'll find out.

Posted on Nov 06, 2014

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Why You Shouldn’t Consolidate That Student Loan

Have you ever heard of a private lender saying, “Okay, we’ll put your account into forbearance and you will not have to make a payment for one year?” No.

Posted on Oct 21, 2014

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Straight Talk on the Debt Management Plan

What is a Debt Management Plan and how can it help you gain control of your bills?

Posted on Oct 06, 2014

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