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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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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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