Our New Financial Literacy Program
Our mission is to advocate for tribal sovereignty, promote responsible financial services, and provide better economic opportunity in Indian Country for the benefit of tribal communities. A key component to the above is financial literacy – across the board. We are proud to offer a financial literacy program that can benefit everyone.
The Native American Financial Services Association represents the interests of Native American owned financial services providers
Protecting Native American sovereign rights and creating economic opportunities in Indian Country. We are NAFSA.
By working together, we can provide much-needed economic opportunity and development to Indian Country for the benefit of our tribal communities.
The Key Missions Of NAFSA Include:
To protect and preserve the sovereignty of Native American tribes while offering an unprecedented opportunity for tribal economic growth.
Growing Opportunity for Indian Country in the Financial Services Industry
Advancing Financial Literacy in Tribal Communities
Increasing Career Opportunities for Native Americans in the Financial Services Industry
NAFSA NEWS & UPDATES
Tara Sweeney Makes History as First Alaska Native to Serve as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs
Last week, by unanimous consent, the United States Senate confirmed Tara Sweeney to serve as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs at the Department of the Interior. Sweeney is the first Alaska Native to serve in the position and the first woman to fill...read more
For the first time in five years, bank reputations are on the decline, according to the eighth Annual Survey of Bank Reputations conducted by American Banker and the Reputation Institute. The yearly study measures U.S. consumers’ perceptions of major bank...read more
Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Reps. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and Robert Pittenger (R-N.C.) that would help consumers build credit histories by allowing utility and telecom companies, as well as...read more
Last week, the Senate confirmed by voice vote the nomination of Jean Carol Hovland, an enrolled member of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe, to serve as Commissioner of the Administration of Native Americans at the Department of Health and Human Services...read more
Last Thursday, senior U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska ruled that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional and, as a result, the agency should be abolished. “Because the CFPB’s structure is unconstitutional, it...read more