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
Today, the Native American Financial Services Association (“NAFSA”) submitted comments to the Department of the Interior's Advance Notice of Proposed Rule Making regarding Indian Trader Regulations, a collection of federal rules that manage certain business...read more
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez signed into law on Friday a bill capping small dollar loans at 175% APR and banning loan products with terms less than 120 days, effectively ending the practice of payday lending in the Land of Enchantment. New Mexico joins a...read more
On April 7th the Senate confirmed Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court after lowering the threshold for confirmation to a simple majority the day prior. The Senate voted 54-45 in favor of elevating Gorsuch, formerly a judge on the Tenth Circuit Court of...read more
Late last week the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued its annual report on the agency’s administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The report covers agency action in 2015, including the issuance of over $79 million in fines to...read more
A recent study by the Brookings Institution, a Washington D.C. based public policy organization, analyzed productivity across the United States at the local level via the nearly 400 metropolitan areas spread across the country. The think tank noted that rising...read more
Hearing Update: House Questions CFPB Director on the Constitutionality of His Office – April 5, 2017
The U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee met on Wednesday April 5, 2017 to discuss the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Semi-Annual Report with CFPB Director Richard Cordray. The hearing comes at a contentious time between...read more