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
Several years of positive growth have been good for investors in fintech lending companies like Social Finance (SoFi), LendingClub, Prosper, and Avant. But after a wave of defaults across these platforms, investors have gotten spooked, and the firms are...read more
NCUA Proposes Changing Lending Rule to Allow Federal Credit Unions to Offer Payday Alternative Loans
In a proposed rule issued last week by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board, federal credit union members could have more options for short-term, small-dollar borrowing. This comes on the heels of a bulletin issued last week by the Office...read more
Mulvaney Says CFPB is Developing “Sandbox” for Fintech Startups to Test Innovative Products with Looser Regulatory Burdens
In a speech this week to Women in Housing and Finance, a non-partisan, nonprofit forum for business and policy experts to share their views and insights, Acting CFPB Director Mick Mulvaney announced that the consumer protection bureau was developing a...read more
Last week, the House passed a bill to weaken the Dodd-Frank banking regulations adopted in 2010, largely in response to the 2008 financial crisis. Two days later, President Trump signed the rollback into law. After the legislation passed the Senate by a...read more
Yesterday, in a bulletin titled “Core Lending Principles for Short-Term, Small-Dollar Installment Lending,” the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announced a new policy on short-term, small-dollar loans, which is a shift in agency policy from...read more