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
A growing trend so far this year is the rise of financial technology startups that are beginning to offer credit card products to customers with poor credit histories, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal. This is evidenced by an increase in...read more
Sharice Davids Prevails in Kansas Democratic Primary, Could Become First Native American Woman in Congress
Last month, we wrote about Deb Haaland, an enrolled member of the Pueblo of Laguna who won the nomination to run for Congress in New Mexico’s first Congressional district. After her victory, Indian country and national news was abuzz about her potential to...read more
Last October, when the agency was still helmed by former Director Richard Cordray, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finalized a rule that required lenders to determine up front whether people can afford to repay their loans. This so-called “payday...read more
Yesterday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a new partnership with 11 financial regulators and related organizations to create the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN). According to a press release, the GFIN “will seek to...read more
Last week, U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced legislation targeting what they see as “exploitative overdraft fees that banks charge consumers when they make a purchase or pay a bill but don’t have sufficient funds in...read more