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
Industry leaders in e-commerce and online payments gathered last week at Harvard University for Innovation Project 2017. Innovation Project, a two-day conference created by the web publication PYMNTS.com, brings executives and innovators in banking, lending, shopping,...read more
Neil Gorsuch, nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, fielded questions on the second day of his confirmation hearing from the Senate on March 22nd about his record on Native American issues as a judge on the Tenth Circuit Court. The Tenth Circuit includes states with a...read more
On March 17th, the U.S. Department of Justice filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Circuit Court in Washington, D.C. regarding the continued dispute over the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s single independent director structure in PHH v....read more
A recent budget proposal by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo includes increased funding to help the NY Dept. of Financial Services (NYDFS) expand licensing requirements to FinTech lenders. FinTech lending companies were previously exempt from state usury licenses. The...read more
The OCC recently published its draft licensing manual for FinTech companies interested in limited-purpose national bank charters. Although not participating in all banking activities, OCC chartered FinTech companies would still need to comply with all federal banking...read more
Senator Rob Portman (R- OH) introduced new legislation on March 15th intended to improve transparency and accountability at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) by establishing an Inspector General at the independent federal agency. The new CFPB Inspector...read more