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
Leandra English, who had been engaged in a legal battle to challenge acting director Mick Mulvaney for control of the agency, announced on Friday that she is resigning from the agency and ending her legal fight. “I will be stepping down from my position at...read more
This year, according to a story on NPR, candidates for elected office include a record number of women among a record number of Native Americans. This includes Deb Haaland, who is running for Congress in New Mexico and who would become the first Native...read more
According to new data from TransUnion, which was reported in a Bloomberg story, personal loans have hit record highs in 2018 and are now the fastest-growing U.S. consumer lending category. The rising usage of personal loans, according to the piece, is...read more
Social Finance Inc. (SoFi) – an online finance company that provides lending products including student loan refinancing, personal loans, and mortgages – is reportedly seeking a $500 million line of credit from banks to acquire other financial technology...read more
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