American Financial Services Association

Protecting access to consumer credit & choice since 1916.

Protecting access to consumer credit & choice since 1916.


Annual Meeting & Independents Conference & Expo

Oct 6 - Oct 8, 2020

Join the leaders of the consumer credit industry at AFSA’s premier consumer credit conference and exposition hall.

2021 Vehicle Finance Conference & Expo

Jan 19 - Jan 22, 2021
The Roosevelt | New Orleans LA

The Vehicle Finance Conference and Expo is the premier event for the vehicle finance industry.

2021 Independents Conference and Expo

Apr 6 - Apr 8, 2021
Lowes Miami Beach Hotel | Miami Beach

Join AFSA’s independent members for a content-rich experience, engaging in strategic, thought-provoking discussions on issues affecting the industry.


Richard Cordray

Check your mailbox – “Watchdog” is on the way
Sep 24, 2020

We’re getting close to the 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting & Independents Conference & Expo! Keep an eye on your mailbox – all attendees will be receiving a copy of former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray’s new book, Watchdog, about consumer protection and the role and importance of the CFPB. Before joining the Consumer Bureau, Rich served as Ohio’s Attorney […]

AFSAEF Announces New Learning Activities Resource
Sep 24, 2020

The American Financial Services Association (AFSA) Education Foundation is pleased to announce the release of a comprehensive collection of digital financial education resources and activities titled, MoneySKILL® Learning Activities Per Module. This resource is designed to supplement the delivery of the foundation’s online personal finance course, MoneySKILL, with a variety of vetted, high-quality, digital personal […]

Live from California Wine Country
Sep 23, 2020

Join us after Wednesday’s sessions on October 7th at 4:00 p.m. ET, for a live wine tasting from the founder and winemaker of Voluptuary Winery! Crack open the wines shipped to you and sip along with your colleagues!* Kevin Luther is the founder and winemaker of Voluptuary Winery, an urban micro-winery based in the Sacramento, Calif., area. […]

Consumer Lending by the Numbers

13.7 MILLION consumers hold a traditional installment loan
consumers hold a traditional installments 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

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