The Native American Financial Services Association represents the interests of Native American owned financial services providers
Protecting Native American sovereign rights and creating economic opportunities in Indian Country. We are NAFSA.
By working together, we can provide much-needed economic opportunity and development to Indian Country for the benefit of our tribal communities.
The Key Missions Of NAFSA Include:
To protect and preserve the sovereignty of Native American tribes while offering an unprecedented opportunity for tribal economic growth.
Growing Opportunity for Indian Country in the Financial Services Industry
Advancing Financial Literacy in Tribal Communities
Increasing Career Opportunities for Native Americans in the Financial Services Industry
NAFSA NEWS & UPDATES
At the end of May, the National Credit Union Administration proposed a rule that would provide credit union member with more options to offer short-term, small-dollar lending products. These products would come on top of the Payday Alternative Loans (PALs...read more
NAFSA Adds Three Staff Members with New Director of Policy and Research, Communications Manager, and Marketing Manager
This week, NAFSA announced three new strategic hires to help advance the organization’s mission of advocating for Tribal sovereignty, promoting responsible financial services, and providing better economic opportunity in Indian country for the benefit of...read more
Yesterday, every Democratic member of the U.S. Senate signed a letter led by Sens. Jack Reed (D-R.I.), who serves as Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee; Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), who serves as Ranking Member of the Banking, Housing, and Urban...read more
In a column published last week in American Banker, John Ryan, president and CEO of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS), blasted the Office of Comptroller of the Currency’s decision to accept applications for national bank charters from Fintech...read more
A growing trend so far this year is the rise of financial technology startups that are beginning to offer credit card products to customers with poor credit histories, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal. This is evidenced by an increase in...read more