A Digital Financial Literacy Program
Too many consumers mismanage their budgets, make uninformed investment decisions, and fail to properly plan for the future. NAFSA is committed to empowering people with the skills they need to change this trend and thrive financially. NAFSA’s Financial Literacy Program offers an assortment of digital modules covering a wide variety of financial topics, including building emergency savings, mortgage education, and retirement planning.
Tribal Online Lending Best Practices
NAFSA has developed Best Practices for the exclusive use of all NAFSA Members as it relates to their Tribal Online Lending businesses. We believe these Best Practices will help ensure consumer protection, quality service, and positive customer and industry interactions during the life of the loans made by tribal lending entities who are NAFSA members. Our Best Practices apply to all stages of the loan, including marketing, origination, servicing, collecting, and ongoing data privacy.
The Latest Financial News
In July 2016 Google announced a policy change around payday loans and banned ads for financial solutions and various kinds of online loans. While this total ban may weed out some predatory payday loans or those with extremely high APRs, NAFSA believes that this ban...
In less than a decade, tribal online lending has become a multi-billion dollar business. Its success rivals the first few years of Indian gaming following the 1988 passage of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, when tribal gaming revenues rose from a few hundred million...
Thomas Paul to be named new acting director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection
On February 8, acting FTC Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen named Tom Pahl as Acting Director, of the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau Of Consumer Protection, replacing Jessica Rich who served in that capacity since 2013. Pahl was a partner at DC law firm Arnold Golden...