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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

Indian Tribes Welcome Ruling On Sovereignty

The Associated Press published a release discussing the Colorado court ruling that tribes cannot be held in contempt for not responding to administrative subpoenas from the state in civil cases.   The Native American Lending Alliance says that this ruling means that...

NYT Letter to the Editor: Helping Indian Tribes

A tribal chairman of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, and a board member of the Native American Lending Alliance contributed the New York Times on February 12th, discussing how the article "An Indian Reservation in Crime's Daily Grip" correctly draws attention to...

Bashing Payday Lenders

A recent Wall Street Journal article discusses how Congress’s rush to punish banks and other financial institutions may actually be hurting those same low-income earners again by limiting payday lending.  Payday lend shops lend between $100 and $500 for short periods...

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