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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

Events

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

Blog

Marking Juneteenth
Jun 19, 2024

“We shall overcome because the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”  –Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Juneteenth is a commemoration of the ideals of equality, justice, and freedom, which we strive to perfect for all. In America’s history there have been many moments of success and many moments of failure […]

About the CFPB’s “Data Spotlight”
Jun 17, 2024

Today, the CFPB released a “Data Spotlight,” which focused on an analysis of negative equity data from a group of auto finance entities. As background, in February 2023 the Bureau announced a pilot data project and issued nine market monitoring orders to auto lenders. This report is the first in a series using data from […]

CFPB’s Semi-Annual Report to Congress
Jun 14, 2024

This week, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Rohit Chopra testified before the Senate Banking Committee and the House Financial Services Committee for his semi-annual report to Congress. In both, Director Chopra focused his opening remarks on CFPB actions in the financial data space, including alluding to an upcoming proposed rule under the Fair Credit […]

Consumer Lending by the Numbers

13.7 MILLION consumers hold a traditional installment loan
Consumers
13.7
million
consumers hold a traditional installment loan
82 MILLION consumers in the PRIME VALUE or better risk tier
Credit Card
6.5
million
consumers in the prime or better risk tier
$1,500 average installment agreement amount
Handshake
$1,500
average installment agreement amount
2.3 MILLION new auto loans each month
Car
2.3
million
new auto loans each month

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Business Partner Resource Guide
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Resource Guide

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Coronavirus
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Coronavirus

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Resources for Consumers

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AFSA Education Foundation
AFSA Education Foundation