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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 Independents Conference & Expo

May 20 - May 23, 2024
Marriott Harbor Beach | Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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

Blog

Who Wins if Arbitration Loses?
Apr 11, 2024

Ahead of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing entitled “Small Print, Big Impact: Examining the Effects of Forced Arbitration,” AFSA wrote to Chairman Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-SC) in support of arbitration. AFSA – which has long supported arbitration as a fair and effective mode of settling disputes between borrowers and creditors […]

AFSA FILES AMICUS IN FCRA 3RD CIRCUIT CASE
Apr 10, 2024

AFSA joined several other trades in an amicus brief in a Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) case in front of the 3rd Circuit. The question in the case, Ritz v. Nissan, is whether a furnisher has to investigate not only the factual accuracy of reported information, but also must assess and resolve legal disputes. AFSA and the other […]

Congress Back to Work
Apr 04, 2024

Congress is back in session next week and has a full legislative agenda to work on in the months ahead.  Impeachment: The House is likely to send its impeachment articles against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate next week, triggering the trial process. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) can bypass a trial […]

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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AFSA Track

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Business Partner Resource Guide
Resource Guide

Resource Guide

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Coronavirus
AFSA Training

Coronavirus

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Resources for Consumers

AWARE
MoneySkill
AFSA Education Foundation
AFSA Education Foundation