American Financial Solutions Blog
For years many financial experts have been warning against using “debt settlement” strategies to battle high credit card debts. According to a June 2014 report from the Center for Responsible Lending, despite changes in federal and state laws, the warnings will continue.
Posted on Jul 21, 2014
When you check into a hotel or rent a car you are required to present a credit card as security. This reality is troubling in light of the news that a single hotel in Houston reported it had been the victim of a data breach that potentially affected about 10,000 customers.
Posted on Jul 16, 2014
We've all had the pitch, "do what I do and you'll make thousands of dollars a month." Are any of these schemes real and how can we tell?
Posted on Jul 11, 2014
If you have kids there is a good chance they’ve left school and have the next couple months free of backpacks, text books and gym shorts. Assuming they are going back to school toward the end of summer, you might consider planning for and buying some of the clothes they will need when school welcomes them back, now.
Posted on Jul 09, 2014
The news that lenders are sending offers to riskier borrowers should remind you of one truth we all should have learned from the financial crisis five years ago; just because you can borrow money doesn’t mean you should.
Posted on Jul 07, 2014
Happy 4th of July from our Family to Yours!
Posted on Jul 04, 2014
Put the lighter down this year. Let someone else put on the show. You’ve got another kind of independence to celebrate. Before you go out and spend money on fireworks this year, let us propose a few alternatives.
Posted on Jul 02, 2014
What can you do to free yourself from debt this 4th of July holiday? Get the tools and the help you need to free yourself from debt.
Posted on Jul 01, 2014
0% interest for a year, earn cash back, free airline miles, we receive tempting offers from credit card companies everyday. How do we know whether to risk our credit history or stay with what we know? Here are a few things to consider.
Posted on Jun 30, 2014
As we have officially moved from spring to summer, many students have just graduated and many more are taking a well-earned break from college. Whether you are done for now or finished completely, there are some things you can do to make sure you keep your control of your finances and stay on top of any student loans you have received. Below are four easy steps you can take to avoid financial trouble.
Posted on Jun 24, 2014