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The Military Times this morning published an op-ed from AFSA President & CEO Bill Himpler entitled On consumer credit and unintended consequences. The piece pushes back on an early op-ed arguing in favor of rate cap legislation. Himpler argues that policy proposals that advocate for rate caps have unintended consequences that are often ignored.

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Himpler Op-Ed Appears in Military Times
Nov 08, 2019

The Military Times this morning published an op-ed from AFSA President & CEO Bill Himpler entitled On consumer credit and unintended consequences. The piece pushes back on an early op-ed arguing in favor of rate cap legislation. … Read the rest

AFSA Members Stand with Neighbors Hit by Hardship
Nov 07, 2019

As California’s fire fighters continue to contain the state’s wildfires, residents in Northern and Southern California have begun to return to those areas that have been deemed safe to pick up the pieces and rebuild what was … Read the rest

LISTEN | Extra Credit Podcast – Paul Hale, SVP, Security Finance
Nov 05, 2019

In this episode of the Extra Credit Podcast we speak with Paul Hale, Senior Vice President of Security Finance Corp. and President of the 2019 AFSAEF Leadership Development Program at UNC. We pull off to the side of AFSA’s Annual Meeting… Read the rest

CFPB Hosting Symposium on 1071 Implementation
Nov 04, 2019

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on Wednesday will host a symposium on Section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Act and “will provide a public forum for the Bureau and the public to hear various perspectives on the small business… Read the rest

AFSA Educates In-House Counsel on the TCPA
Nov 01, 2019

The American Financial Services Association participated in a session at the Association for Corporate Counsel’s annual meeting this week. The session, Call Me Maybe? The Financial Services’ Perspective on the TelephoneRead the rest

WATCH | AFSA CEO Update, October 31, 2019
Oct 31, 2019

In this edition of the AFSA CEO Update, Bill Himpler speaks about the key issues we learned about at the AFSA Annual Meeting and about how the association is responding back in Washington.

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Don’t Confuse Innovative Service with Irresponsible Payday Practices
Oct 31, 2019

Bloomberg recently highlighted the online “payday lending” marketplace. While Bloomberg portrayed the type of loans as “installment loans,” they are a business model that leverages today’s online consumer… Read the rest

AFSA Comments on Texas Finance Code
Oct 30, 2019

AFSA’s State Government Affairs (SGA) team this week sent a comment letter to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in response to an opinion request from a state representative regarding the Texas Finance code. In the request, the representative… Read the rest

AFSA Supports NHTSA Drive to Modernize
Oct 29, 2019

The American Financial Services Association yesterday submitted a comment letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) voicing its strong support for a final rule allowing state adoption of electronic odometer… Read the rest

AFSA Announces New Board Leadership
Oct 24, 2019

The American Financial Services Association (AFSA) yesterday announced that its Board of Directors elected a new chairman, chair-elect and vice chairman-treasurer for the next 12 months. The appointments were made at the close of the 2019Read the rest

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