Media Resources

The following information is provided for members of the professional media. If you are a journalist or blogger and need additional information, please contact Becky House, 1-888-282-5492, Ext. 1114.

American Financial Solutions' Experts

Our managers and counselors are valuable media resources on topics such as:

  • Getting out of debt and debt management
  • Credit report and credit score management
  • Student loan repayment
  • Saving money
  • Mortgage foreclosure
  • Bankruptcy and pre-bankruptcy counseling and
  • Teaching financial literacy to people of all ages

We help people achieve their financial goals through behavior change and an improved awareness of sound financial practices. We are experts in the role of one-on-one, personal financial coaching.  

Counselors at American Financial Solutions are certified by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling and the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education. Counselors and staff maintain their certifications by completing 15 - 20 hours of continuing education every two years.

Media Resources

Facts About American Financial Solutions

AFS in the News

Pros and Cons of Balance Transfer Credit Cards, Laura Mohammad, Creditcards.com

Washington Partners Celebrate October as Student Loan Awareness Month, by Washington State Department of Financial Institutions

Here are at Least 4 Good Reasons Not to Cosign on Someone Else's Loan, by Connie Thompson, KOMO 4 News (ABC Affiliate)

Dig Out from Mountains of Credit Card Debt Without Getting Burned by Debt Predators, by Connie Thompson, KOMO 4 News (ABC Affiliate)

These are the Best Books to Help You Pay off Debt and Start Saving, According to Experts, by Martha C. White, Money Magazine (Time)

Drivers Say South Sound Dealerships Ran Credit Checks Without Permission, by Jesse Jones, KIRO 7 (CBS Affiliate)

15 Ways for College Students to Make Money, by Lucy Lazarony, MoneyTalksNews

Avoid Making the Minimum Payment on Credit Card Debt, by Connie Thompson, KOMO 4 News (ABC Affiliate)

Our Top Financial Tips for High School Grads, by Lucy Lazarony, MSN.com

Five Tips to Avoid Personal Loan Denial, by Lucy Lazarony, Prime Rates.com

The 6 Best Books to Help You Get out of Debt, According to Experts, by Martha C. White, Money Magazine (Time)

Rebuilding in Kitsap County After the 2008 Housing Collapse, by Julianne Stanford, Kitsap Sun

Jesse Jones breaks down best ways for 12s to save on London game by Jesse Jones, KIRO 7 News (CBS Affiliate)

Financial Resolution: Clean Up Your Credit by Geoff Williams on U.S. News and World Report

Checklist: Considering Refinancing Your Student Loans? 5 Questions to Ask First by Moira Lawler on Learnvest

Best Ways to Manage Credit Card Debt by Jesse Jones KIRO 7 News (CBS Affiliate)

10 Tips for Great Credit on an Inconsistent Income by Lucy Lazarony on Wisepiggy

Four Questions to Ask When You’re Deciding Whether to Rent or Buy by Phyllis Furman on The Alert Investor

The Best Debt and Savings Advice for 5 Age Groups by Michelle Learner on Bankrate.com

Strapped for Cash? 18 Smart Ways You Can Save Money by Millie Dent on the The Fiscal Times

Man struggles because credit agencies thought he was dead Jesse Jones on KIRO 7 News

3 Steps to Choosing a Qualified Credit Counselor by Sean Pyles on Nerdwallet.com

Americans Are Saving More, But Credit Card Debt Is Still a Problem on NBC News, by Herb Weisbaum

5 Questions for Retirees Before Taking Out a Personal Loan by PersonalLoanReports.com

Paper or emailed credit card statements: Which are better? by Creditcards.com

American Financial Solutions selects Speridian's StudentAlign® product to support the student loan counseling services

KIRO 7 Television and Jesse Jones: Collection Agencies Harassing People Who Already Paid Off Debt

Mint.com: Expert Interview with Becky House on Setting Financial Goals for Mint

Using Credit to Manage Monthly Income Swings

Men and Debt: Why It’s a Big Problem in Relationships Today

Removing Co-signers from Your Student Loan Debt

6 Signs of Bad Financial Advice

American Financial Solutions Wins Washington State Award

New Concessions Provide Debt Repayment Relief to More Consumers

Sen. Kilmer Consults American Financial Solutions on Credit Crisis

American Financial Solutions' CEO Keaton elected V.P. of AICCCA