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One Fast, But Not Easy, Method for Getting Out of Credit Card Debt

When it comes to getting out of debt, we all want it to happen quickly and easily. While this method has the possibility of eliminating your debt in less than a year, you have to be willing to make the sacrifices necessary for such a rapid reduction.

Posted on Apr 20, 2015

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What You Must Know Before Using a Balance Transfer to Consolidate Debt

The days of using balance transfers to get out of debt are not over, but there are certain stipulations you should know before you sign up.

Posted on Apr 16, 2015

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How to Know What You Can Afford in a Home

Over the past ten years, we have learned that housing sales contribute enormously to our national economy, but how do those house sales impact our own pocket books and how do we know what we really can afford?

Posted on Apr 03, 2015

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Confessions of a Credit Counselor: Lea's Story

Certified Credit Counselor, Lea explains what brought her to American Financial Solutions, her best moments and one piece of financial advice for people.

Posted on Apr 03, 2015

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Owe the IRS? Know Your Options, Don't Get Hit with Huge Fines

If you are stressing about owing taxes this year, you are not alone. You do have options, but you must know what they are to avoid big penalties.

Posted on Mar 19, 2015

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Deployment, Special Pay and Saving Money, Make them Work for You

Looking for ways to maximize your money before and after deployment? Here, we share some good tips and resources for making sure your homecoming is financial stable.

Posted on Mar 18, 2015

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Five Credit Card Balance Transfer Moves You Need To Avoid Failure

A balance transfer may be a good option for getting out of debt and reducing interest rates, but there are critical steps that each person should take before they apply for that new credit card.

Posted on Mar 13, 2015

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7 Ways to Turn Saving Money into a Habit

The spending and saving habits of your past don't define your future — your current ones do. Read on for our guide to adopting seven money-saving habits that stick.

Posted on Feb 23, 2015

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Why a Debt Validation Letter May be Exactly What Debt Collectors Want

The idea is great, ask a debt collector for proof you owe a debt and if they cannot produce it, you do not have to pay. However, the reality of using this tactic may yield very different results.

Posted on Feb 18, 2015

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The Double Whammy From a New Credit Card

We have heard that applying for credit can impact our credit score. One or two inquiries may have little effect on the numbers, but having several in a year can take its toll. Those applications can have a greater negative effect if they are for credit card accounts.

Posted on Feb 09, 2015

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