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
After a lawsuit initiated by 30 state attorneys general a few years ago, the three major credit bureaus, TransUnion, Experian, and Equifax, instituted the National Consumer Assistance Plan (NCAP) to address inaccuracies in credit reporting and ease the...read more
A group of Democratic senators and representatives, lead by Senator Jeff Merkley introduced a bill on February 13th called the Stopping Abuse and Fraud in Electronic (SAFE) Lending Act of 2018 that would require small dollar lenders to register with the...read more
The House this week passed the Protecting Consumers’ Access to Credit Act of 2017 in the hopes of overturning a court decision in the Second Circuit that previously refused to extend the National Bank Act’s rate exporting privileges when a third party debt...read more
A coalition of prosecutors and federal bank regulators issued a fine of $613 million to U.S. Bank late last week in connection with violations of the Bank Secrecy Act. The bank got in hot water with regulators in part for a failure to monitor for money...read more
On February 15th, NAFSA held a first-of-its-kind workshop for tribal lending regulators, business officers, attorneys, and tribal officials at the organization’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. NAFSA members joined from across Indian Country to learn...read more