American Financial Solutions Blog

Owe the IRS? Know Your Options, Don't Get Hit with Huge Fines

If you are stressing about owing taxes this year, you are not alone. You do have options, but you must know what they are to avoid big penalties.

Posted on December 23, 2016

Deployment, Special Pay and Saving Money, Make them Work for You

Looking for ways to maximize your money before and after deployment? Here, we share some good tips and resources for making sure your homecoming is financial stable.

Posted on December 23, 2016

Five Credit Card Balance Transfer Moves You Need To Avoid Failure

A balance transfer may be a good option for getting out of debt and reducing interest rates, but there are critical steps that each person should take before they apply for that new credit card.

Posted on December 23, 2016

7 Ways to Turn Saving Money into a Habit

The spending and saving habits of your past don't define your future — your current ones do. Read on for our guide to adopting seven money-saving habits that stick.

Posted on December 23, 2016

Why a Debt Validation Letter May be Exactly What Debt Collectors Want

The idea is great, ask a debt collector for proof you owe a debt and if they cannot produce it, you do not have to pay. However, the reality of using this tactic may yield very different results.

Posted on December 23, 2016

The Double Whammy From a New Credit Card

We have heard that applying for credit can impact our credit score. One or two inquiries may have little effect on the numbers, but having several in a year can take its toll. Those applications can have a greater negative effect if they are for credit card accounts.

Posted on December 23, 2016

JANUARY NFCC® SURVEY REVEALS TOP FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIP STRESSORS

Dishonesty and Disagreements Related to Money Are Common

Posted on December 23, 2016

One Move to Put You in Control of Your Credit Report

Our credit reports and scores are used for everything from buying a house to getting car insurance, yet some of us are afraid to see what information is in them. Here is a great opportunity to get a free review of your credit report and make a plan for improvements.

Posted on December 23, 2016

Credit Review Program Gives Military Members the Edge Against Fraud, Misuse

Often targets for bogus financial services, military members, veterans and their families need ways to monitor their credit.

Posted on December 23, 2016

How a Stranger May be Your Best Bet for Getting Out of Debt

Everyday we are inundated by articles, sound bites, Tweets, and commercials telling us how we should be managing our money. But we all have choices and finding an unbiased person to help you make those important financial decisions can be critical to your success.

Posted on December 23, 2016