American Financial Solutions Blog

Confessions of a Credit Counselor, Shanna's Story

Meet one of American Financial Solution's tenured employees, Shanna. Her experience in the credit counseling field has helped shape the lives of thousands of individuals and families. Here is her story.

Posted on Oct 02, 2015

Perfect Credit Scores; What You Need To Reach the Top

What does it take to hit the top of the credit score scale?

Posted on Sep 28, 2015

CFPB Issues Statement On Penalties Against Two Debt Collection Agencies

Two of the largest collections agencies receive multi-million dollar penalties due to their use of abusive, unfair and deceptive practices to collect debts.

Posted on Sep 09, 2015

6 Ways to Find Help With Credit Problems

Credit can be confusing, and sometimes overwhelming. But you don’t have to struggle with debt, credit report issues or other financial problems alone. There are reputable sources that can help you get back on track, and many offer low-cost or free credit help.

Posted on Aug 26, 2015

Don’t Let Debt Keep You Down, Soldier

If you are in the military and feeling overwhelmed by debt and struggling to keep afloat, there are programs and experts that can help you. Read more to find out how you can get help.

Posted on Jul 22, 2015

Debt Help for Breadwinner Moms, Make the Call

Often mom's who are the primary wage earner for the families struggle with making ends meet and trying to fulfill the needs of their families. Help is available, you just have to know where to turn.

Posted on Jul 20, 2015

Breadwinner Moms Demonstrate Strength and Resilience In Money and Credit Matters

American Financial Solutions identifies financial challenges for women who are primary wage earners in their household.

Posted on Jul 07, 2015

American Financial Solutions Addresses Financial Challenges Faced By Military

National Foundation for Credit CounselingⓇ (NFCCⓇ) and Ohio State University (OSU) Study Reveals Unique Financial Challenges Faced by the Military.

Posted on Jul 06, 2015

Your Email May Be the Key to Stealing Your Life

Fraud doesn't only include opening new accounts, many types of fraud occur on accounts that are already open and in use. Find out what you can do to protect your personal information.

Posted on Jul 01, 2015

Confessions of a Credit Counselor, Theresa's Story

Credit Counselor Theresa, talks about her role with AFS, her best moments and provides some important advice.

Posted on Jul 01, 2015