Credit Counseling Articles

Credit Score Comparison: Two Models

A peek into the difference between a Vantage credit score and a FICO credit score.

Posted on October 10, 2019

Becky House is NFCC Financial Educator of the Year

Becky House has been named the 2019 NFCC Financial Educator of the Year. House joined NFCC member American Financial Solutions (AFS) in 2001 as a credit counselor and has advanced to leading financial education programs locally and nationally for AFS and its partners.

Posted on September 19, 2019

A True Tale of Two Debt Tacklers

One couple's small changes allow them to get out of debt in just 53 months.

Posted on July 9, 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

Getting Out of Debt Success - John

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

Posted on May 7, 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

AFS Compliance and the Council on Accreditation

American Financial Solutions is preparing to undergo re-accreditation review by the Council on Accreditation (COA). COA is a national organization that sets standards for quality service and sends teams of experienced professionals to visit our organization to ensure we are meeting the highest standards. Part of the reaccreditation process includes...

Posted on December 7, 2017

Confessions of a Credit Counselor, Lynsey's Story

Confessions of a Credit Counselor, Lynsey's Story

Posted on March 1, 2017

Student Loans, Not a Barrier to Home Ownership

With all the talk in the media about the trouble with student loan debt, many borrowers are still managing to achieve the American dream.

Posted on March 2, 2017

Confessions of a Credit Counselor, Danielle's Story

Meet credit counselor, Danielle.

Posted on December 23, 2016