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Accountability is Paramount
Sep 21, 2023

This week, the House Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Monetary Policy held a hearing entitled A Holistic Review of Regulators: Regulatory Overreach and Economic Consequences, which sought to explore the interaction and economic impact of federal banking agencies’ recent regulatory proposals. AFSA submitted a letter detailing its grave concerns regarding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s […]

AFSA Supports SAFER Banking Bill
Sep 20, 2023

A bipartisan group of Senators led by Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Steve Daines (R-MT), Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ), and Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) announced the introduction of a new cannabis-related banking bill today, the Secure and Fair Enforcement Regulation Banking Act (SAFER) Banking Act. This bill includes language to end Operation Choke Point by prohibiting a federal regulator […]

News from our Members | Alfa Announces Free Scope 3 Emissions Reporting
Sep 20, 2023

Alfa Announces Free Scope 3 Emissions Reporting Alfa Systems Alfa, the makers of Alfa Systems – the first-choice software platform for providers of asset finance, worldwide – has announced new functionality to help its customers track and report their portfolios’ Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions. A complementary add-on for current and prospective Alfa customers, Scope […]

Joint Trades Sound Alarm
Sep 20, 2023

AFSA joined seven other leading financial services trade associations on a letter to Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) expressing concern about the Capping Credit Card Interest Rates Act (S.2760), which would cap credit cards’ APR at 18%. The letter signed by associations representing banks, credit unions, think tanks and non-bank financial institutions noted that the bill […]

One Revolution: Chris Waddell
Sep 19, 2023

Join us at the 2023 Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City to be motivated and inspired by Chris Waddell’s life journey and learn how you can embrace his hard-earned wisdom for yourself, your team, and business for the challenges ahead. Get ready for the presentation and learn more about Chris through his documentary, One Revolution, available on Amazon […]

News from our Members | How Title Release Impacts Auto Retail 
Sep 18, 2023

How Vehicle Title Release Impacts Auto Retailing Overall Cox Automotive Routine title management is anything but: Paper vs electronic and release to third parties for resale, wholesale and insured total loss bring much complexity to loan service operations. Cox Automotive experts discuss how and why lenders’ title release efficiency impacts not just their own bottom […]

Local SEO: The Missing Piece To Your Marketing Success
Sep 15, 2023

Join us on September 21, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. ET for Local SEO: The Missing Piece To Your Marketing Success, presented by Amsive. Join Bambi Frazier, Sr. Manager of Local SEO and Content at Amsive, to discuss why inflation rates and interest rates are high, but personal loans are a highly sought-after resource. 22.5 million Americans owe […]

Save the Date | 2024 Vehicle Finance Conference & Expo
Sep 14, 2023

Influential Speakers. Gain insights and inspiration from incredible speakers, including our keynote: Gian Paul Gonzalez, the New Jersey teacher who inspired the New York Giants before the 2012 Super Bowl … and such Fortune 500 companies as General Motors, Verizon, Anheuser-Busch, and PNC Bank, to go “All In” on business, careers, serving customers, and life. […]

Another Misguided APR Bill
Sep 11, 2023

Media reports indicate that Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) will introduce legislation that would cap consumer credit card annual interest percentage rates (APR) at 18 percent. This is a misguided effort at populist politics that will harm the very people Senator Hawley claims to want to help. In explaining his decision to join the ranks of […]

TODAY | Hotel Room Cut Off for 2023 Annual Meeting
Sep 08, 2023

  Did you reserve your room yet? If not, you’re running out of time. The deadline for hotel reservations at AFSA’s special rate for the 2023 Annual Meeting is TODAY, September 8th! The rooms won’t last. For more information and conference registration, visit the Annual Meeting website. Register today!

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