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
The Associated Press published a release discussing the Colorado court ruling that tribes cannot be held in contempt for not responding to administrative subpoenas from the state in civil cases. The Native American Lending Alliance says that this ruling means that...read more
A tribal chairman of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, and a board member of the Native American Lending Alliance contributed the New York Times on February 12th, discussing how the article "An Indian Reservation in Crime's Daily Grip" correctly draws attention to...read more
A recent Wall Street Journal article discusses how Congress’s rush to punish banks and other financial institutions may actually be hurting those same low-income earners again by limiting payday lending. Payday lend shops lend between $100 and $500 for short periods...read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2012 Belcourt, North Dakota – The Native American Lenders Alliance (NALA), today released a sweeping set of new best practices for its members who offer financial services across the United States. The new best practices mandate...read more
Because of growing restrictions on payday loans, banks and payday lenders are teaming up with American Indian businesses. Indian country offers a loophole, sovereign immunity, that shields companies from the U.S. government’s mandated interest rate caps and other...read more
70% of Americans Support Tribal Lending Rights; Overwhelming Majority Says Government Should Honor Native American Treaties UTICA, NY – Only 13 percent of those surveyed think Americans need more government regulations, according to a recent IBOPE Zogby International...read more