Credit card debt

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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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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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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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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Credit Review Program Gives Military Members the Edge Against Fraud, Misuse

Often targets for bogus financial services, military members, veterans and their families need ways to monitor their credit.

Posted on Jan 12, 2015

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How a Stranger May be Your Best Bet for Getting Out of Debt

Everyday we are inundated by articles, sound bites, Tweets, and commercials telling us how we should be managing our money. But we all have choices and finding an unbiased person to help you make those important financial decisions can be critical to your success.

Posted on Jan 09, 2015

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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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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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