American Financial Solutions Blog

What to Consider about Reverse Mortgages from the CFPB

This guide provides an overview of many key concepts of reverse mortgages or home equity conversion mortgages (HECM).

Posted on June 17, 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

Saving Money in Seven Uncommon Ways (and Eight Common Ones)

We put together a list of ways to save, that go beyond the traditional advice of using coupons, don’t shop when you’re hungry and stop buying a cup of coffee. (Note: All these things can save you money. And we know you know it, too.) We hope that one or two of these suggestions will help you reach your financial goals!

Posted on June 11, 2019

Making Successful Rent-to-Own Decisions

Renting to own is tempting when you need something now and you don't have the savings or cash to purchase it. There are alternatives and if you are going to rent-to-own, there are some questions you will want to ask yourself, first.

Posted on June 5, 2019

Getting Out of Debt Success - John

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

Posted on May 7, 2019

Treat Her to an Inexpensive, yet Memorable Mother’s Day

This Mother's Day, here are some ways to honor and show the mom, grandmother, aunt or other woman in your life, you care - without breaking the bank.

Posted on May 2, 2019

Installment Loan Terms: A Comparison

Compare interest rates, months, payment - the terms of an installment loan.

Posted on April 23, 2019

Starting a Small Business - Keys to Success

When it comes to the type of business you want to own, your finances are an important piece of your success. Watch this quick video and find some tips to help you get started on the pathway to small business ownership.

Posted on April 9, 2019

Challenge Yourself to Save

Challenge Yourself To Save is an excerpt from the book by Donna Freedman, Your Playbook for Tough Times, Living Large on Small Change for the Short Term or the Long Haul. There are MANY good tips for saving money - check out the excerpt and the book!   

Posted on March 27, 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