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
After years in development, the Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) has unveiled its new credit scoring system called UltraFICO. The new system provides consumers the opportunity to modify their credit score by allowing lenders to use data from the borrowers’...read more
Interactive Map Shows Importance of Native American Financial Institutions in Combating Credit Deserts
The Center for Indian Country Development (CICD) has recently unveiled a new interactive map of Native American-owned financial institutions. The map includes the locations and asset sizes of banks, credit unions, and community development financial...read more
Pew Charitable Trusts, an organization founded on religious conviction and oil profits, has published a new report on installment loans, making the argument that state laws are putting the borrowers of these loans at risk. Pew researchers reviewed state...read more
Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), recently announced that the CFPB would issue a regulation that would provide clarity around “unfair, deceptive or abusive acts or practices,” popularly known as UDAAP. UDAAP...read more
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announced on July 31 that it would begin accepting applications for national bank charters from nondepository financial technology companies engaged in banking businesses. Since the...read more