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.
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
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued its long-anticipated small dollar rule earlier this month, a regulation that could eliminate 80% of the payday loan business. For the estimated 12 million people that regularly rely upon payday products, other...read more
A new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) detailed more than 20,000 complaints received by the agency over the past year related to student loans. Up until last year, the Bureau had only fielded 40,000 complaints on the topic since it began...read more
The U.S. Department of the Interior earlier this month released new proposed regulations to govern the process by which land may be acquired and placed into trust status by the federal government for the benefit of tribes. Interior recognizes that taking land into...read more
While many tribal leaders met in Milwaukee, WI at the National Congress of American Indians’ 74th Annual Convention, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced the nomination of Tara Sweeney to the position of Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs. Sweeney stands...read more
It took a federal court jury only five hours to return a guilty verdict for Scott Tucker and attorney Timothy Muir in their trial for fraud, money laundering, conspiracy, and racketeering. Over the course of almost a month, federal prosecutors told the story of how...read more
As the Financial CHOICE Act 2.0 stalls in the Senate, a group of moderate Democrats are reaching across the aisle to bring smaller, but meaningful, changes to the Dodd-Frank Act, Obama-era legislation that placed considerable restraints on financial institutions...read more