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AFSA Members Respond to COVID-19

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Below are some ways AFSA member companies are responding to the coronavirus pandemic. Many of our members have been fixtures in their communities for more than 100 years, and when you see the responses below you'll see why they are enduring.

Here are a few responses from today, but please check out our Coronavirus resource page and member response page for more updates:

We are committed to helping our customers. We are offering fee waivers, payment deferrals, and other expanded assistance for credit card, auto, mortgage, small business and personal lending. For more information on our efforts, please go here: https://t.co/vKH5JPCH7i

– Wells Fargo (@WellsFargo) March 21, 2020

AFSA Members Respond to COVID-19
Mar 23, 2020

Below are some ways AFSA member companies are responding to the coronavirus pandemic. Many of our members have been fixtures in their communities for more than 100 years, and when you see the responses below you'll see why they are … Read the rest

Luntz Awes the Crowd at AFSA’s Vehicle Finance Conference in Las Vegas
Feb 13, 2020

The keynote speaker at AFSA’s Vehicle Finance Conference & Expo, Frank Luntz, was no where to be found at the start of his speech. Suddenly a familiar voice that has been on cable news air waves for over two decades, made his presence

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Military Personnel are Losing Financial Services Options
Dec 13, 2019

The Credit Union Journal published a story (subscription required) regarding a provision excluded from the final version of the House-approved National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The language would have granted banks the same Read the rest

AFSA Gets Into the Weeds on NDAA, Blunt Talk on FDCPA
Sep 27, 2019

The American Financial Services Association remained heavily engaged in key issues this week, submitting a comment letter on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and attending a House Financial Services Committee (HFSC) meeting… Read the rest

AFSA Opposes Un-FAIR Advantage for Plaintiffs’ Lawyers
Sep 20, 2019

The American Financial Services Association reiterated its opposition to Congressional efforts to limit the use of arbitration in contracts. AFSA strongly opposes HR 1423, the “Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act” Read the rest

AFSA Welcomes Jason Riley at Annual Meeting
Aug 21, 2019

The AFSA Annual Meeting is right around the corner, and we are pleased to announce that The Wall Street Journal‘s Jason Riley will be a keynote speaker to our attendees. Riley, an award-winning editorial board member of The Wall StreetRead the rest

AFSA Continues Strategic Expansion by Welcoming Ed McFadden as Vice President of Communications
Jun 12, 2019

WASHINGTON–()–The American Financial Services Association, the national trade association for the consumer credit industry, is pleased to welcome communications professional Ed McFadden as its new Vice Read the rest

Webinar Follow-Up: Compliance Does Not Equal Security
May 28, 2019

The following is a follow-up from a webinar hosted by PayNearMe. For more information about AFSA Webinars click here.

When two things are closely related, we tend to trick ourselves into thinking the two are interchangeable. Wash your hands… Read the rest

New Proposed Rate Caps Would Create Adverse, Unintended Consequences
May 22, 2019

The following is an op-ed by AFSA President and CEO Bill Himpler on new proposals and discussions to cap interest rates.

In Washington it’s not uncommon to have policy proposals that lack common sense. The same can be said for well-intentioned… Read the rest

Letter to the Editor of American Banker
Jan 02, 2019


January 2, 2019
Robert Blackwell
Editor-in-Chief
American Banker
SourceMedia LLC
One State Street Plaza, 27th Floor
New York, NY 10004

To the Editor,

A recent story published in American Banker (“Will Congress move to outlaw ‘live’… Read the rest


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