American Financial Solutions Blog

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

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

Getting Out of Debt, Confessions of a Credit Counselor

A credit counselor shares her story of taking the leap and asking for financial help.

Posted on Oct 06, 2014

Quick Poll - Tell AFS What You Want to Hear

What financial topic(s) would you read about in our blog?

Posted on Oct 02, 2014

Three Examples of Why You Should Check Your Credit Report

We see the commercials telling us to check our credit reports, but many people do not. Here are three examples of why we should take the time to get our reports.

Posted on Sep 15, 2014

How to Stop Theft and Fraud: Aging and Your Money

As American's get older, the number of people managing money for family members also increases. Ensuring you have precautions in place to protect your money and your assets is critical. Learn what you can do to start putting those measures in place.

Posted on Sep 08, 2014

Our Housing Programs Do Make Difference

Great letter from clients helped by the AFS housing program.

Posted on Sep 02, 2014

Eleven Last Minute Tips for a Great Garage Sale

Some quick advice on how to make your garage sale a winner.

Posted on Aug 29, 2014

How Honest is that Credit Card Comparison Site

As you watch television, surf the Internet and flip through your favorite magazine, you will undoubtedly see companies advertising that they can show you the best deals in plastic - credit - for you to consider. There are a few reasons to hesitate from relying too much on information that looks like it’s coming from a neutral source. The main one is because the source might not be neutral at all.

Posted on Aug 27, 2014

Wonderful Testimonial Note from a Client!

How do you know debt solutions are working? Notes like these.

Posted on Aug 25, 2014

 
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