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
Yesterday, in a bulletin titled “Core Lending Principles for Short-Term, Small-Dollar Installment Lending,” the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announced a new policy on short-term, small-dollar loans, which is a shift in agency policy from...read more
Supreme Court Vacates and Remands Washington Supreme Court Decision in Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren, Marking a Victory for Sovereign Immunity
On Monday, the United States Supreme Court ruled 7-2 with tribal interests in the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe v. Lundgren case, giving the Tribe a procedural victory by vacating and remanding the Supreme Court of Washington’s earlier decision in the case....read more
FDIC Quarterly Banking Profile: Banking Industry Sees Net Income Rise More Than 27 Percent Post Tax Law
At the start of 2018, bank earnings are up 27.5 percent over the previous year, rising to $56 billion. The massive quarterly haul was driven in large part by higher operating revenue and a corporate tax rate that was lowered this year from 35 percent to 21...read more
This week, Ann Kossachev, on behalf of the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions, sent a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau outlining suggested changes to the Bureau’s enforcement processes. The letter came in response to...read more
Earlier this week, Idaho state Representative Paulette Jordan won the Democratic Primary to face Lt. Gov. Brad Little in November’s Idaho gubernatorial election. Jordan, a proud member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe who previously served on the Tribal Council,...read more