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Strategic Financial Solutions Overview

New York, NY
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
Financial Analytics & Research
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Strategic Financial Solutions is the leading financial consulting firm that specializes in clients with difficult situations and formulates strategies to reduce their debt. Through our personalized approach, we design customized plans to assist our clients achieve financial ... Read more

Mission: We help people burdened with debt by providing a personalized approach to regain control of their financial future.

Company Updates

  • New York, NY, October 17, 2018– Strategic Financial Solutions announced in its Third Quarter 2018 Town Hall that it has granted 12 “Strategic Dreams” to its employee-owners. Strategic Dreams is an innovative program that allows the employee-owners of the company to submit dreams that they would like the company to help grant. Dreams in the past have included bedroom furniture, engagement rings, honeymoons, surfboards, continuing education classes, Fitbits, new laptops, gym memberships, and even all-inclusive family trips to Disney World and the Caribbean.
    This quarter, Strategic Financial Solutions granted a wide variety of dreams including helping with medical bills, bathroom remodels, extra PTO so employees can visit loved ones and multiple family vacations.
    “Strategic Dreams gives us an opportunity to make a real difference in our employee-owners’ lives,” said CEO Ryan Sasson. “The reward of being able to grant dreams to integral members of our Strategic Family is incredibly gratifying. StratFS is more than a company; it really is a family."

  • New York, NY, August 8, 2018 - Strategic Financial Solutions announced that it has officially celebrated its 11th anniversary in the financial services industry. Founded in 2007 by Ryan Sasson, Daniel Blumkin, and Ian Behar, the NYC-based firm is committed to helping people burdened with high interest debt. In 2017, Strategic became a 100% employee-owned company and now operates out of both New York City and Buffalo.
    “I could not be prouder of how far our company has come in eleven years,” said Ryan Sasson, CEO. “When we first started on this journey, our main goal was to help individuals challenged with debt achieve financial peace of mind. So far, Strategic has helped over 100,000 clients resolve more than $1 billion in high-interest credit card debt. With the clarity of a mission to help people, we have been able to attract a phenomenal team that is dedicated to bettering the lives of millions of Americans. I am very grateful there has not been a single day that I wasn’t excited to work for Strategic and our clients.”

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Strategic Financial Solutions – Why Work For Us?

Achieve Results For Clients. Live Our Values. Have Fun.

Our innovative products and superior servicing offer a highly successful approach to assisting clients with their individual financial challenges. 

Strategic Financial Solutions has created a culture of success that continues to thrive through the boundless desire of employees who care about our clients, care about each other, and who want to be part of a dynamic, high-growth company with unlimited opportunities for learning and advancement.

Our leadership team brings the combination of success and skills that allow us to continuously outpace the competition. Innovative thinking and growth mindsets are the cornerstones on which our culture rests. Our leadership embodies these tenets and inspires our staff and consumers. Our team leads by example and prides itself on having the foresight, acumen, and insight to shape the culture of positive evolution. 

As a company, we have helped over 100,000 clients resolve nearly a billion dollars of debt. We change people's lives for the better every single day.


Our values – Integrity, Results, Empathy, Opportunity, and Innovation – aren’t just a plaque on the wall. They are how we’ve built a supportive working family that has a unique sense of connectedness to our clients and to each other.

At Strategic Financial Solutions, we promote a work environment and company philosophy that centers around our six core values: Integrity, Empathy, Innovation, Opportunity, Teamwork, and Results

Building trust through our actions. 

Sensitivity to clients' difficult situations.

Be open to new ideas and always looking to improve current practices.

Recognizing positivity and rewarding results.

Work together to reach common goals.

Commitment to achieving success for our clients. Be proactive, not reactive.

We believe in serving the broader community. This belief is part of our company culture and permeates everything we do. We’re highly active on veterans’ issues and constantly incorporate feedback from our employee board about other areas where we can volunteer, advocate and make an impact together.

What our clients say about us:

  • I recommend them to anyone that needs help in Debt Relief!! From day one I have received the utmost respect. Strategic Financial Solutions has proven to me that they are reliable, professional with integrity and high morals in assisting me with my debt resolution! I could not be more pleased! They kept an open line of communication with me. At each level I have received information far and beyond my expectations. They have taken a ton of weight off of my mind and in helping me to gain financial freedom! Each and every representative that I've spoken to has given me expert information and advice on the program!! I can truly say that at first I was skeptical because it sounded too good to be true....But, I am so thankful that I relied on them to help me!!! For not once have I been disappointed at the services I am receiving!!! If you are drowning in debt like I was; I highly recommend that you contact Strategic Financial Solutions, I assure you that you will not be disappointed! Thank you!!!!
  • If you've fallen into financial hardship, I highly recommend Strategic Financial Solutions. Their team of professionals will clearly explain your options, and then take your hand and lead you through resolving your debt. They make you feel more comfortable and less embarrassed. They reassure you that you are not alone, and they carefully plan your way to financial freedom. They are responsive and accessible. If you feel financially helpless and don't know where to turn for help, I recommend them. I am certainly glad to have them representing me!
  • I have had nothing but solid cooperation and communication from Strategic Financial Solutions. They have helped me in my time of need when I felt my financial situation was beyond hope.
  • Everyone I have met with or spoke with on the phone has been overly positive and helpful with my current situation and I genuinely feel it! Thank you.
  • Strategic Financial Solutions has been very supportive in helping me with my credit decision. They always ask if they can help me with something or is there something else they can do. I appreciate the offers.

 What our employees say about us:

  • "Great Company To Work For & Grow With"

I have been with the company for 8+ years now and I could not be happier. I have been given great opportunities to grow & learn here. If you have the drive & ambition to become a leader this is a company you would love to work for. Management is always open to new ideas which is a huge plus. Benefits are good, departmental goals are very attainable, if you put in the work & dedication you are very well taken care of here. The work atmosphere is great, we are one big team/family here. We have accomplished a lot over the last 8+ yrs and I really believe the best is still yet to come.           

  • "Amazing Company!"

Results driven company with a clear vision. Workplace is friendly, supportive, and collaborative, with a transparency of senior leadership. Maintaining a good culture and investing in people is extremely important to management. Great place to gain experience with an abundance of lucrative income opportunity

  • "Amazing Opportunity"

This company is young and energetic. Every day presents a new challenge, and between other financial representatives and managers, it feels like one big family. The culture that management has built makes coming into work very easy. The management team is very approachable and most importantly very flexible which makes employees feel at ease. They're not just your managers, but they're also your friends and you get a real sense of that working here. You also get a general feeling that they want their employees to be successful and care a big deal about being able to help that success level be achieved. People encourage each other to work hard to reach desired results, and also provide support when things go the way you planned. Working here has been a pleasure, and I expect that feeling to continue as long as I’m employed here.

  • "Great company to work for"

Great, friendly working environment, good training program, excellent support and mentoring from management, great location. Astounding work-life balance, great social events and company gatherings. Competitive compensation and bonuses.

  • A great start”

Strategic Finance Solutions is a company that truly values its employees. There is always room to advance in the company for those that show the determination and the work ethic. Strategic has actively worked with the employees to find the department that suits their strengths. The company has had remarkable growth within the past year and is an environment where you can advance your career goals. Strategic strives to include its employees and take their opinions into account. The company is always looking for new ways to improve its management team and its employees.


If you are ready to join our family, click here to explore our current openings in:

  • Accounting/Finance
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  • Administrative/Clerical
  • Customer Service/Support
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Legal
  • Management
  • Marketing

Strategic Financial Solutions Reviews

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    "Worked Here for 3 Years and It's an AMAZING company"

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    I really loved and appreciated my job and the owners. The people I worked with are my family and some of my closest friends. I would of still been there but I had to move. The culture is amazing. I loved part of something that is growing like a weed and able to touch so many people's lives. I had the ability to make a lot of money and had fun with the people I did it with.


    I would say long hours but honestly I worked from 10-8 Monday to Thursday and 10-6 on Friday which isn't so bad considering my earning potential.

    Advice to Management

    I love what you did with the employee ownership. I am sad I had to leave before I really got to benefit from it. I think you need to do more education around it because people don't really understand how much of an amazing benefit it really is.

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Strategic Financial Solutions Interviews



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    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Strategic Financial Solutions (New York, NY) in June 2015.


    Long and not very informative. When interviewed by the VP, he talked and talked without letting me get a word in. This should have been a red flag. I continued as I was interests in the company.

    Interview Questions

    • How can you help the business grow   1 Answer
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Strategic Financial Solutions Awards & Accolades

  • Great Place to Work Certified, Great Place to Work Institute, 2019
  • Best Companies to Work for in New York (Large), Best Companies Group, 2018
  • Best Company to Work For in NY, Best Companies Group, 2017
  • Best Companies to Work for in New York((Small/Medium)), Best Companies to Work for in New York, 2016
  • Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies, Inc. Magazine, 2016
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