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AFSA’s Resource Directory’s Featured Listing for April
Apr 02, 2019

On April 2, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data for 2018.

AFSA SGA Publishes Government Shutdown Whitepaper
Apr 01, 2019

AFSA's April State Government Affairs white paper is now available. This month's white paper covers the state response to the recent federal government shutdown. While the federal government was partially shutdown for a record 35 days, several states pushed for legislation to temporarily put hold on certain credit obligations to provide relief for affected federal employees. The white paper takes an in-depth look at this legislation, as well as other similar efforts, including stays of foreclosure and state loan programs. The paper is also available under the State Resources section of AFSA’s website.

AFSA Examining 2018 HMDA Data
Apr 01, 2019

AFSA looks forward to examining the 2018 HMDA data in detail during the coming weeks.

Himpler Elected President & CEO of Consumer Credit Trade Association
Apr 01, 2019

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The American Financial Services Association (AFSA) today announced that Bill Himpler, President-elect of the association since last November, becomes President & CEO, succeeding Chris Stinebert, who is retiring at the end of the year.

Winslow examines issues affecting members in latest edition of AFSA Today podcast
Mar 28, 2019

AFSA’s Celia Winslow, Vice President of Legal & Regulatory Affairs, discusses the association’s recent Law & Compliance Symposium and the latest legal and regulatory issues impacting members in the next installment of AFSA Today, the association’s podcast.

AFSA webinar navigates jurisdictional challenges In motor vehicle lending
Mar 27, 2019

Join AFSA on Thursday, April 11, at 2 p.m. ET for Jurisdictional Challenges in Motor Vehicle Lending: What You Need to Know, presented by Wolters Kluwer.

Welcome New Members
Mar 26, 2019

AFSA would like to welcome the following new members to the association:

MoneySKILL® Mentioned in Automotive News
Mar 20, 2019

AFSA Education Foundation Executive Director, Rhonda Ashburn recently had the opportunity to speak with a reporter from Automotive News, the primary news source for the global auto industry. Click here to read Jackie Charniga’s article, “Managing Money: Everyone’s Responsibility,” which highlights the AFSA Education Foundation’s premier personal finance education offering, MoneySKILL. To learn more about MoneySKILL, visit

AFSA Responds to RFI on Approps from House Committee
Mar 20, 2019

Late last month, the House Committee on Appropriations requested information on suggested appropriations for upcoming fiscal 2020. Congressional committees often ask constituents and industry stakeholders for suggestions on how to most effectively distribute funds and set priorities.

AFSA Provides Input on Cybersecurity to Key Senate Committee
Mar 18, 2019

Last month, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs asked for feedback on the consumer finance industry’s views on cybersecurity, especially the collection, use and protection of sensitive financial information.

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