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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

AFSA Education Foundation in Action
Feb 23, 2024

Last Thursday, the AFSA Education Foundation (AFSAEF) collaborated with the National Math Foundation (NMF) to host a webinar, Math Matters in Life: Personal Finance and Future Success. Nearly 200 math and personal finance educators and others registered to learn practical insights for K-12 instructors and to strengthen the connection between math and personal finance in […]

AFSA Promotes Financial Inclusion
Feb 23, 2024

This week, AFSA provided information to the Department of the Treasury on how our members are promoting financial inclusion for the American consumer. The Presidential Commission for Financial Inclusion at U.S. Treasury Department is developing a national strategy for financial inclusion, and AFSA endorsed its formation and has been engaged with this project since its inception. […]

Champions Club Speaker Announced!
Feb 21, 2024

AFSA is pleased to confirm that two-time NBA champion, college All-American, and award-winning broadcaster Kenny Smith will serve as the 2024 Champions Club keynote speaker at the 2024 Independents Conference and Expo. Known throughout his basketball career by the nickname “The Jet,” Kenny Smith today co-hosts the top-rated “Inside The NBA,” alongside Charles Barkley, Ernie Johnson […]

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

Resources for Members

AFSA Track
AFSA Track

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