American Financial Solutions Blog

Saving for Your Dream Vehicle

Have you found the perfect car, truck or SUV? It looks great, has all the features you could ever want and drives like a dream – the only problem is the price tag. This common woe-inducing conundrum affects people in many aspects of their life, not just auto shopping,...

Posted on April 5, 2018

Invest Smarter, Not Harder

Posted on April 5, 2018

The Magic of the 70-20-10 Rule

Posted on April 5, 2018

Auto Loan: Bank or Dealership

If you are thinking about buying a car, you have probably wondered whether it is better to use dealer financing or finance through a bank or credit union. With dealer-arranged financing, the dealer collects information from you and forwards that information to one or more prospective auto lenders. Alternatively, with bank or other lender financing, you go directly to a bank, credit union, or finance company and apply for a loan. We refer to this type of loan as a “direct loan.” 

Posted on March 19, 2018

Six Steps to the Best Auto Deal

If you are in the market for a vehicle, start your journey here. You'll find tips for getting the best deal and protecting yourself and your money.

Posted on March 19, 2018

How to Merge Money Matters After Tying the Knot

The marriage process doesn’t end when you cut the cake or make the toast, though. Married couples should take the time to marry their finances as well.

Posted on March 1, 2018

How to Have Fun on a No-Spend Weekend

Most of us are overspending on overrated items that don’t bring us any more than a fleeting moment of happiness. Fortunately, there are ways you can resist the urge to spend mindlessly. You could track every cent that leaves your wallet, but this may be a bit of a...

Posted on March 1, 2018

Five Financial Conversations to Have Before Getting Married

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Posted on March 1, 2018

Military Saves Week February 26 to March 2

Military Saves Financial Checklist

Posted on February 26, 2018