American Financial Solutions Blog

Three Options to Get Out of Debt. What People Need to Know

Every day, people across the U.S. are bombarded with messages about how to repay debt. In this article we will discuss some of the reasons these options may be,” too good to be true.”

Posted on May 24, 2016

The Real Story on Student Loan Forgiveness

If you have student loans, you’ve probably heard or seen the advertisements about how you can have your loans forgiven. Similar to the commercials for Obama Mortgage Forgiveness, these claims state that a law was passed enabling people to discharge their student loans. Is the claim too good to be true?

Posted on May 04, 2016

The Right Way to Build Your Credit

If you follow a few sure-fire steps, you can build your credit enough to buy your own house or your own car. Here are five steps to take to get your credit where it needs to be.

Posted on Apr 22, 2016

Best Letter Ever About Debt

One woman's story about getting out of debt.

Posted on Apr 12, 2016

Confessions of a Credit Counselor, Michael's Story

Meet AFS counselor Michael and his daughter Zoey.

Posted on Mar 29, 2016

Six Personal Finance Rules to Keep You Out of the Red

A list of some of the behaviors we need to get the most from our money.

Posted on Mar 29, 2016

Top Five Tax Breaks to Ease the Burden for Military Members

For military servicemembers and their families, tax time can be an especially stressful time. With permanent change of station (PCS) moves, deployments and all the changes those life events involve, it’s easy for service members to miss some great tax perks. Here is a list of the top five tax breaks

Posted on Mar 28, 2016

Collection Accounts – You Are Looking in the Wrong Direction

There is not a lot that hurts your finances more than having collectors calling and collection accounts on your credit report. However, chasing those accounts may not be the best use of your time.

Posted on Mar 15, 2016

American Financial Solutions Selects Speridian's StudentAlign® Product to Support the Student Loan Counseling Services

American Financial Solutions Selects Speridian's Student Align Software

Posted on Mar 02, 2016

You May be Eligible for $6,629 in Tax Credit

The earned income tax credit helps people keep money in their pockets.

Posted on Jan 29, 2016