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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

A boost in economy

Tribal governments are looking to the lending industry for the kind of economic boost that casino gambling has offered over the past 25 years. "We are excited. It's really a dynamic time for tribes in terms of a new economic development opportunity for them," said...

Turtle Mountain tribe launches online loan service

The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa has teamed up with a financial service company run by a former Google executive to launch an online lending business. The tribally-owned BlueChip Financial opened an office in Belcourt July 5 with 12 employees. Additional hiring is...

Groups Join Forces to Protect Native American Lenders

Groups Join Forces to Protect Native American Lenders

The Native American Lending Alliance and the Native American Fair Commerce Coalition have merged into a new organization, the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA). Two Native American groups that have pushed back against criticism of American Indian...

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