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
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The payday lending industry got a rare showing of regulator support on Monday as the New York Fed took on its critics.
Payday lenders have seen a great deal of criticism for their practices. President Barack Obama has said the industry traps people in a cycle of debt, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has identified practices it’s concerned about, including failure to underwrite for affordable payments, repeatedly rolling over or refinancing loans, holding a security interest in a vehicle as collateral, accessing the consumer’s account for repayment, and performing costly withdrawal attempts.read more
Native American Financial Services Association provides Treasury with critical information about lending products offered by Tribal Governments WASHINGTON, DC (October 1, 2015) – The Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA) today announced the release of...read more
It is difficult for many of us to imagine having to choose between paying the rent on time or purchasing our sick child’s prescription medicine. But for many Americans who live paycheck to paycheck, circumstances like these are an all-too-familiar reality. For these...read more
The film tells the story of customers who have used tribally-owned businesses to help them address urgent financial needs, and of the tribes who operate and benefit from them.read more
Most of the recent headlines about indigenous Americans have had to do with a certain D.C. football team, or a surpassingly dumb Adam Sandler movie, or casinos of the kind operated by the fictional Ugaya tribe on "House of Cards." And we're not saying these issues...read more
“This decision is another victory not only for tribal lending enterprises, but for all Native American businesses that contract with outside vendors & service providers.”read more