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
On the heels of a challenge by the State Conference of Bank Supervisors (SCBS) last month, the State of New York filed suit against the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) earlier this month to halt implementation of the agency’s proposed special purpose...read more
On May 24th, an en banc collection of eleven circuit court judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia heard oral arguments on the constitutionality of the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in PHH v. CFPB. The en banc...read more
On May 23rd, President Trump released his proposed federal budget for fiscal year 2018. The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) budget is projected to be reduced by more than $300 million from the FY 2017 budget. This is the equivalent of 241 full time employees. The BIA...read more
President Trump released his budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 on May 23rd, and it includes some significant funding reductions to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) budget for next year in the amount of $145 million. This budget cut is part of a...read more
Migration is not a new concept to Native Americans. Whether it was voluntarily following the bison herds across the Great Plains or forced removal across the Mississippi River by the federal government, tribal communities have both persevered and felt the detrimental...read more
The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) announced recently a new plan for the regulation of FinTech and non-bank financial institutions dubbed Vision 2020. The initiative seeks to standardize state regulatory systems and develop a data sharing accord that...read more