Debt Management Plan Blog

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

Picture of Client Success on a Debt Management Plan

Info-graphic summary of one client's experience on a debt management plan. Get out of debt.

Posted on October 4, 2017

Minding the gap: A practice in financial feminism

Here are some worrisome facts if you are female: Women are twice as likely as men to live below the poverty line during retirement. This is especially true for single and minority women. And women continue to make less during their working years than men. The good news is that despite the unique challenges women face when it comes to saving and planning for retirement, women continue to outperform men when it comes to investing.

Posted on June 14, 2017

Seven Inexpensive Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Seven Inexpensive Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Posted on May 3, 2017

Too Much Debt, What to do When You Are Juggling Bills

Useful tools to help you make decisions on paying bills.

Posted on April 19, 2017

Average U.S. Consumer Debt

Credit Cards Average owed by U.S. households: $16,748 Total owed by U.S. consumers: $779 billion Mortgages Average owed by U.S. households: $176,222 Total owed by U.S. consumers: $8.48 trillion Auto Loans Average owed by U.S. households: $28,948 Total owed by U.S. consumers: $1.16 trillion Student Loans Average owed by U.S. households: $49,905 Total owed by U.S. consumers: $1.31 trillion Any Type...

Posted on April 13, 2017

When It’s Time to Consider Filing for Bankruptcy

Despite its negative reputation, filing for bankruptcy can be extremely helpful for those struggling with serious debt. If you’re having financial troubles, here are a few signs that bankruptcy may be the best solution.

Posted on March 14, 2017

Confessions of a Credit Counselor, Lynsey's Story

Confessions of a Credit Counselor, Lynsey's Story

Posted on March 1, 2017

Confessions of a Credit Counselor, Danielle's Story

Meet credit counselor, Danielle.

Posted on December 23, 2016

Best Letter Ever About Debt

One woman's story about getting out of debt.

Posted on December 23, 2016