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
On February 24th, Rep. Jeb. Hensarling (R- TX) spoke with NPR about his ongoing battle with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). He argued that bank consumers must be protected not only from Wall Street, but also Washington’s over regulation. Rep....read more
According to a study conducted last year and recently released by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, only 33% of young American adults between the ages of 18 and 29 possess a credit card. Reasons for not owning a credit card included previous personal...read more
Late last month the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued a bulletin updating risk management procedures for financial institutions working with 3rd parties by adding marketplace lenders. “Marketplace lender” is...read more
*Source: The Pulse of Fintech, Q3 2016, Global Analysis of Fintech Venture Funding, KPMG International and CB Insights (data provided by CB Insights) November 16th, 2016. A recent quarterly report by international auditing firm KPMG signals a positive trend in venture...read more
The CFPB is currently requesting feedback on the potential and risks of using alternative data sources to determine credit scores for financial products. Alternative data sources include rent payments, utility and cell phone bills and other non-traditional credit...read more