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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 Oppose New York Order on Online Lenders

Indian tribes are refusing to comply with a New York financial regulator's attempt to shut down their online-lending operations, arguing the state has no authority and is trying to block legal businesses. Tribes that make loans over the Internet are planning to...

Letter to the NYT Editor: Native American Initiative

To the Editor: “Pain on the Reservation” (Business Day, July 13), highlighting the problems facing Indian country and the difficulty of solving them, correctly notes that many tribes cannot operate profitable casinos because they are not close to major population centers, deepening our pain as Congress forces austerity.

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