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
This article originally appeared in The Washington Post. The March 2 front-page article “Tribes’ bet on high-interest lending comes with uneasy feelings” omitted the fact that tribally owned businesses are regulated, geared toward customer satisfaction and take...
The Blaze: Native Americans Say Obama Program Is Hurting Their Businesses and Is an Affront to Tribal Sovereignty
A Native American group contends a controversial Obama administration program is harming online businesses that are critical to funding tribal governments, and at the same time violating tribal sovereignty.
Operation Choke Point is run through the Department of Justice and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and targets how banks handle accounts with certain industries the agencies consider high-risk, including the gun industry, payday or short-term lenders, porn shops, casinos, coin dealers, check cashers and debt collectors.
When President Obama spoke recently at the 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference, he told the assembled leaders from the 566 federally recognized tribes that his administration would…