Debt Management Plan Blog

Debt Free, The Power of a Plan and One Client's Goal

One client shares his story of becoming debt free and building a wonderful credit future.

Posted on Jun 29, 2015

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

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

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

A New Year's Goal

Make your New Year's goal be to get out of debt

Posted on Nov 20, 2014

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

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

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

Get Rich Quick, How to Tell if It Is Real

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

Debt Relief, How to Tell the Good Guys from the Bad Guys

Recent news that a payment processing company agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complaint is a reminder to all of us to be careful when considering companies or organizations that say they will help you reduce your debt. There are legitimate organizations that will help you, but it can be difficult to tell the difference between a legitimate service and a scam without gathering some information up front.

Posted on Jun 13, 2014