Credit Counseling Articles

Collection Accounts – You Are Looking in the Wrong Direction

There is not a lot that hurts your finances more than having collectors calling and collection accounts on your credit report. However, chasing those accounts may not be the best use of your time.

Posted on December 23, 2016

American Financial Solutions Selects Speridian's StudentAlign® Product to Support the Student Loan Counseling Services

American Financial Solutions Selects Speridian's Student Align Software

Posted on December 23, 2016

What do the Air Force and a credit counselor have in common? Meet Brian Dooley

A three year veteran of American Financial Solutions, Brian decided to pursue his dream of joining the Air Force. Read his story here

Posted on December 23, 2016

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 December 23, 2016

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 December 23, 2016

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 December 23, 2016

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 December 23, 2016

Thank you

I just wanted to take the time and thank you for your time today. I know I can pay off all of my stuff, I just needed to hear it from an outsider.

Posted on December 23, 2016

The FICO Credit Scoring Method to Help Those with Little or No Credit

Getting credit can be difficult if you do not already have credit. Learn what FICO has come up with to help people build a good history using their normal bills.

Posted on December 23, 2016

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 December 23, 2016