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AFSA Attends NCSL Legislative Update
Aug 09, 2019

This week, AFSA’s State Government Affairs team attended the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) meeting in Nashville, Tenn. With over 6,000 attendees, NCSL’s annual legislative summit is the largest gathering of state elected officials, legislative staff members, and government-affairs professionals. During the conference attendees discussed a wide range of issues on the state level and voted on a variety of policy directives and resolutions in committee meetings.

Don’t Get Burned by Missing Out on the AFSA Summer Sale
Aug 08, 2019

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AFSA Requests FTC Change Safeguards Rule
Aug 07, 2019

AFSA submitted a letter last week to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) seeking changes to their proposed rule amending the Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information before it is implemented.

Approach Your Business Path with Purpose
Aug 05, 2019

Everything​ we do in business, from building strong teams or expanding operations to marketing to our communities or meeting compliance requirements, should hold greater meaning than simply business as usual.

CFPB Extends Comment Period on Debt Collection Proposal
Aug 02, 2019

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today announced that it would extend the comment period for the Notice of Proposed Rule Making implementing the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA).

AFSA Reverse Mortgage White Paper Provides Insights, Updates
Aug 02, 2019

This week, AFSA’s State Government Affairs team published their latest white paper, covering reverse mortgages. Reverse mortgages offer a way for seniors to tap into the available equity of their home and can help them maintain their standard of living, afford long-term care or cover other expenses for their families during their lifetimes.

AFSA Assembling Working Group on QM Proposal
Aug 02, 2019

The CFPB has released an advance notice of proposed rulemaking to solicit feedback about future changes to qualified mortgage standards under Regulation Z. In particular, the CFPB intends to allow the current treatment of loans eligible for purchase by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac (“GSEs”) to expire on schedule.

Back-to-School AFSA University Promo
Aug 02, 2019

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Congress Working to Keep the Economy Rolling
Aug 01, 2019

This week, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee marked up its draft surface transportation legislation. The $287 billion bill, more commonly known as the “Highway Bill,” jump-starts a legislative process that will span multiple committees and attract additional proposals from both sides of Capitol Hill.

HUD Proposes Update to Rules on Housing Discrimination
Jul 31, 2019

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today published a proposed rule updating the interpretation of the disparate impact standard in home financing. The update would require plaintiffs who allege disparate impact discrimination to meet a five-point threshold to prove their case.

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