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Couldn’t Make the Independents? Get the Download!
May 26, 2022

Did you miss attending the conference? Have a colleague who will benefit from AFSA’s outstanding conference content? Our AFSA Conference Download is your ticket to the 2022 Independents Conference. With the AFSA Conference Download, you have a front row seat to the expert insights in-person attendees experienced in La Quinta. A rocking perspective on leadership […]

Winslow on the Auto Remarketing Podcast
May 25, 2022

We’ve got a special episode on the Extra Credit Podcast. AFSA Senior Vice President Celia Winslow appeared on the Auto Remarketing Podcast last week with host Nick Zulovich to discuss a number of issues, including some key regulatory developments and the CFPB’s reinvigoration of its dormant authority to examine nonbanks companies. We’re pleased to be […]

June is Full of AFSA Webinars
May 24, 2022

Whether you’re looking to learn more about the digital consumer or understand the newest generation of bill payers, AFSA’s webinar program has you covered. Register for all of the webinars below at afsaonline.org/webinars.   May 26th at 2:00 p.m. ET | Vehicle Financing in the Era of the Digital Consumer Sponsored by Cox Automotive In […]

Don’t Overplay Data or Underestimate Credit
May 19, 2022

There is plenty of bad economic news to go around: Inflation trends not seen in more than 40 years; 401(k)s and investment funds taking devastating hits seemingly every day; skyrocketing fuel prices and business costs; ongoing supply chain crises; and regulatory over-reach that may kneecap businesses and consumers alike. Reporters don’t need to be adding […]

Remembering John W. Ryan
May 17, 2022

The American Financial Services Association (AFSA) was greatly saddened to learn of the unexpected death of John W. Ryan, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS). “As the longtime leader of the organization representing the state regulators who supervise the vast majority of our consumer finance member companies, John […]

Industrial Banks Are Good for Consumers
May 17, 2022

It’s never a good thing for consumers – or for the broader American economy – when legislation is used to accomplish what fair competition cannot.  Yet, encouraging policymakers to place a thumb on the scale or to pick winners and losers in a marketplace remains common in Washington.  We’ve seen it in trade policy throughout […]

Understanding the Newest Generation of Bill Payers
May 16, 2022

How do consumers ages 18-29 prefer to pay bills? What causes them to pay late? How does this differ from older generations? In this webinar, Steve Murphy, Director of Marketing with PayNearMe will dive into the results of their latest research report, “What the Newest Generation Expects from Paying Bills”, exploring these questions and more. Get […]

WATCH | Vehicle Financing in the Era of the Digital Consumer
May 13, 2022

Join us on May 26 at 2:00 p.m. for Vehicle Financing in the Era of the Digital Consumer, sponsored by Cox Automotive. Cox Automotive is well known for its yearly Car Buyer Journey study. But it only told half the story, particularly for lenders. With 85% of new and 39% of used cars financed last year,* […]

Reducing Barriers to Financial Services Employment
May 10, 2022

On Monday, AFSA submitted a comment letter expressing its strong support for H.R. 5911, the Fair Hiring and Banking Act, which would reduce barriers to employment in the banking industry for qualified applicants with minor criminal records. The letter was sent to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), as well […]

WATCH | Vehicle Financing in the Era of the Digital Consumer
May 05, 2022

Join us on May 26 at 2:00 p.m. for Vehicle Financing in the Era of the Digital Consumer, sponsored by Cox Automotive. Cox Automotive is well known for its yearly Car Buyer Journey study. But it only told half the story, particularly for lenders. With 85% of new and 39% of used cars financed last year,* […]

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