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.
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
Migration is not a new concept to Native Americans. Whether it was voluntarily following the bison herds across the Great Plains or forced removal across the Mississippi River by the federal government, tribal communities have both persevered and felt the detrimental...read more
The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) announced recently a new plan for the regulation of FinTech and non-bank financial institutions dubbed Vision 2020. The initiative seeks to standardize state regulatory systems and develop a data sharing accord that...read more
A report published this week by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the Federal Reserve detailed chronic problems at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the agency’s poor protection of sensitive information used in enforcement investigations....read more
Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin spoke with Senate Banking Committee members on May 18th about tax cuts and Dodd-Frank reform. The hearing was part of a “Domestic and International Policy Update.” Secretary Mnuchin is expected to release a report soon that...read more
Americans purchased 5.5 million homes in 2016, the highest number in ten years, but still millions below pre-recession levels. The year of 2008 was a modern low point for homeowners after a housing bubble and subprime mortgage crisis caused household net worth to...read more
On May 10, 2017, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in Dillon v. BMO Harris Bank, Case No. 16-1362, which held a tribal choice of law provision and arbitration clause in a lending contract were unenforceable because portions of the contract...read more