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SGA Publishes Post-election Whitepapers
Nov 12, 2018

AFSA’s State Government Affairs (SGA) team this week published its series of post-election white papers, which provide relevant election results in state governor races, attorney general races, and state legislatures. In the midterms there were elections for 36 governor’s seats, 30 AG offices, 42 state Senates, and 45 state Houses. Across all levels, Democrats made significant gains. Democrats were able to gain 7 governor’s seats, 4 AG offices, and 6 legislative chambers.

Targeted survey reveals preferences of bill payers
Nov 08, 2018

Join us on Tuesday, November 13 at 2 p.m. ET for “Speedpay® Pulse: Consumer Research Reveals Preference for Traditional Payment Options,” presented by Speedpay.

Election analysis: AFSA examines the midterm results
Nov 07, 2018

The 2016 midterm elections are history and we now know that the House of Representatives will shift control to the Democrats, while the Senate will have a strengthened Republican majority.

AFSA Comments on Accounting Standards
Nov 05, 2018

On Nov. 5, AFSA joined several financial institutions in a proposal to the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regarding Accounting Standards Update 2016-13, better known as CECL. CECL, or current expected credit loss, is a new accounting standard that will change how financial institutions account for expected credit losses.

Resource Directory Featured Listing: GOLDpoint Systems
Nov 01, 2018

November’s featured Resource Directory listing is GOLDpoint Systems. GOLDPoint Systems offers one of the most complete Loan Management Software Systems in the Direct and Indirect market, covering the complete loan life cycle. Their products include online portals, custom scoring, origination, loan servicing, collections, accounting, reporting, document storage and e-signatures.

AFSA Webinar to Cover Digital Customer Engagement
Oct 30, 2018

Join us on Tuesday, November 6 at 2 p.m. ET as ACI Worldwide presents Text Talk: Customer Engagement & Payments Go Mobile.

AFSA Files Amicus in 9th Circuit Case
Oct 30, 2018

On Oct. 29, AFSA filed an amicus brief in support of Toyota Motor Credit Corp. in a case in front of the 9th Circuit. The matter originated in the bankruptcy court. The court is being asked to decide the enforceability of a lease assumption agreement when the debtor files a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition.

AFSA Announces New Board Leadership; Executive Staff Succession Plan
Oct 26, 2018

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The American Financial Services Association (AFSA) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected a new chairman, chair-elect and vice chairman-treasurer for the next 12 months. Additionally, the board approved a succession plan for executive leadership of the 102-year-old trade association representing the consumer credit industry.

AFSA Webinar to Cover Digital Customer Engagement
Oct 25, 2018

Join us on Tuesday, November 6 at 2 p.m. ET as ACI Worldwide presents Text Talk: Customer Engagement & Payments Go Mobile.

Four Consumer Credit Executives Recognized for Distinguished Service
Oct 23, 2018

Four consumer credit industry executives were honored with the 2018 American Financial Services Association (AFSA) Distinguished Service Award (DSA) during AFSA’s 102nd Annual Meeting this week in Marina del Rey, Calif.

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