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American Financial Services Association

Protecting access to consumer credit & choice since 1916.

Protecting access to consumer credit & choice since 1916.

Our new headquarters is located at 1750 H St. NW #650, Washington, DC 20006


2024 EDGE

Jun 23 - Jun 28, 2024
Mercer University – Atlanta campus and Thompson – Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia

2024 Leadership Development Program

Aug 17 - Aug 24, 2024
Rizzo Conference Center | Chapel Hill, North Carolina

2024 AFSA Annual Meeting

Oct 21 - Oct 23, 2024
The Biltmore | Phoenix, AZ


This NPRM Needs a Second Opinion
Jun 11, 2024

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking(NPRM) aimed at addressing the reporting of medical bills on credit reports. This initiative follows the CFPB’s September 2023 announcement to explore options for restricting such reporting practices. The CFPB’s NPRM highlights the importance of accurate credit reporting that ensures both a safe […]

Featured Business Partner | Fortegra
Jun 04, 2024

The featured Business Partner for the month of June is Fortegra. For more than 40 years, Fortegra and its subsidiaries have delivered risk management solutions that help people and businesses succeed in the face of uncertainty. Our diverse and comprehensive product offerings continue to provide growth opportunities for our partners. In addition to our Credit […]

The CFPB Just Doesn’t Get It
Jun 03, 2024

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finalized a proposal to create a nonbank registry related to enforcement matters. The final rule requires certain nonbank entities to register information about their company and certain orders and to submit copies of those orders to the CFPB. The Bureau is also requiring certain supervised nonbanks to file annual […]

Consumer Lending by the Numbers

13.7 MILLION consumers hold a traditional installment loan
consumers hold a traditional installment loan
82 MILLION consumers in the PRIME VALUE or better risk tier
Credit Card
consumers in the prime or better risk tier
$1,500 average installment agreement amount
average installment agreement amount
2.3 MILLION new auto loans each month
new auto loans each month

Resources for Members

AFSA Track
AFSA Track

AFSA Track

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Business Partner Resource Guide
Resource Guide

Resource Guide

AFSA's Business Partner Resource Guide helps you find products and services provided by AFSA Business Partners to improve your business results.
AFSA Training


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Resources for Consumers

AFSA Education Foundation
AFSA Education Foundation