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On Aug. 24, 2022, the Biden-Harris Administration announced the One-Time Student Loan Debt Relief plan that includes one-time student loan debt relief targeted to low- and middle-income families.. The discharge will not be automatically granted. YOU MUST APPLY. Here are steps to take to determine eligibility and ensure you do not miss important student loan updates.
A recent headline from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has alerted consumers that another financial institution has been fined for, “Illegally Exploiting Personal Data to Open Sham Accounts for Unsuspecting Customers.” This typically happens when financial institutions incentivize their employees to open new credit and loan accounts and to sell certain financial products. Find out how you can protect yourself.
Many people have heard of a financial cleanse. And if you have not, it is a way to understand where your money goes and ensure that those expenses align with your financial goals and values. It focuses on changing the relationship we have with money.
According to an article on Bloomberg.com, 53% of couples say inflation is prompting them to discuss money more often with their partners. This is great news as just four short years ago 44% of Americans saw personal finance as the most challenging topic to discuss with others (Scientific American).
American Financial Solutions (AFS) has achieved national re-accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA). This accreditation was rigorous and involved numerous hours of preparation by members of our staff, executive team, board members, partners, and our clients.
If you have student loans, and may qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, now is the time to act!
Big changes are coming to credit reports and how medical will and won't be shown on consumer reports.
It's true that missing the due date on some of your bills will damage your credit score, but there are some financial transactions that don't have any effect, either good or bad.