Credit Counseling Articles

Five Financial Steps to Take Right Now to Protect Your Money

This blog provides five key steps to take when dealing with a financial crisis.

Posted on March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Financial Resources

A brief list of financial resources to assist people during the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic.

Posted on March 20, 2020

Get Out of Debt on Your Own Terms

With the new changes to the FICO credit score, reducing the amount of debt owed will be crucial to a credit score. Here are just a few options for eliminating debt and improving credit scores.

Posted on March 10, 2020

Guide to Credit Counseling Services

Credit counseling organizations can advise you on your money and debts, help you with a budget, offer money management workshops and much more.

Posted on February 18, 2020

Credit Score Comparison: Two Models

A peek into the difference between a Vantage credit score and a FICO credit score.

Posted on October 10, 2019

Becky House is NFCC Financial Educator of the Year

Becky House has been named the 2019 NFCC Financial Educator of the Year. House joined NFCC member American Financial Solutions (AFS) in 2001 as a credit counselor and has advanced to leading financial education programs locally and nationally for AFS and its partners.

Posted on September 19, 2019

A True Tale of Two Debt Tacklers

One couple's small changes allow them to get out of debt in just 53 months.

Posted on July 9, 2019

AFS New Employees The Fantastic Five

                Left to Right: Front - Daniel and Terry. Back - Brittany, Kevin and Morgan AFS is excited to announce that we have hired five new counselors. They come from a wide range of backgrounds with an amazing set of skills perfect for helping people be successful in their financial lives. Daniel came...

Posted on June 14, 2019

Getting Out of Debt Success - John

A quick glimpse into one client's journey out of debt.

Posted on May 7, 2019

Understanding Free Credit Reports and Scores

Always the official site to receive a copy of your credit reports, AnnualCreditReport.com is not the only name in the game anymore.

Posted on March 19, 2019