American Financial Solutions Blog

A New Year's Goal

Originially published 12/10/2010. Updated 11/20/2014 Every year millions of us make a resolution to lose weight, exercise more, or eat healthier. Sometimes, after getting off to a great start, we revert back to our old habits. Unfortunately, money habits can be just as difficult to change as eating and dieting...

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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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

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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

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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

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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

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Our Housing Programs Do Make Difference

Great letter from clients helped by the AFS housing program.

Posted on Sep 02, 2014

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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

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