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
Two tribal lending entities (TLEs), Great Plains Lending of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe and Plain Green of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, filed a petition for certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court to review a January 2017 decision by the Ninth Circuit. The circuit court...read more
A recent ruling out of the Tenth Circuit could have a big impact on tribal jurisdiction over lands opened up to non-Indian settlement decades ago. The court overturned the conviction of Patrick Dwayne Murphy, a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, after he was...read more
On the heels of publishing a new rule on mandatory arbitration, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is caught in a struggle for its future in multiple federal courts and Congress. As courts diverge and lawmakers clash over healthcare, the budget, Russia,...read more
Senator Mark Warner (D- VA) introduced a new bill that would allow a third party that purchased or otherwise obtained a debt from a bank to continue charging during collection the interest rates of the bank’s home state. The bill contains similar language to...read more
Mortgage servicer Ocwen Financial will have support in its bid to have the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) declared unconstitutional after a Florida judge recently ruled that the U.S. Attorney General’s office could provide its views on...read more