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AFSA Sends Letter to HUD Regarding Fair Housing Act
Aug 26, 2021

AFSA wrote to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on August 24 regarding its proposed rule amending its interpretation of the Fair Housing Act’s disparate impact standard. AFSA’s letter emphasized that that the association and its members abhor discrimination. “Illegal discrimination has no place in this country, and we strongly support its prohibitions under […]

Senator Tim Scott to Join AFSA in Washington, DC
Aug 23, 2021

AFSA is pleased to announce Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) as a keynote speaker at the 2021 Annual Meeting. Senator Scott began his political career in the Charleston County Council followed by the South Carolina House of Representatives, the United States House of Representatives, and currently the United States Senate. He joined the Senate in 2013 […]

CFPB Files Settlement
Aug 20, 2021

Earlier this week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released details of its settlement with a debt collection company alleged to have had several compliance failures, an action that began in 2019. Notably, this company was pursued by the Bureau for: Failing to have adequate policies and controls relating to credit reporting, including furnishing data […]

AFSA’s Fagre Arlowe, Members Highlighted in Auto Fin Journal ‘Women in Auto Finance’ Issue
Aug 18, 2021

Each year, Auto Fin Journal publishes an issue dedicated to highlighting outstanding Women in Auto Finance. The 2021 edition features AFSA Senior Vice President Danielle Fagre Arlowe, as well as a number of AFSA member representatives from Exeter, United Auto Credit, GM Financial, NextGear, Ally, Allied Solutions. Read the full issue on the Auto Fin […]

Fagre Arlowe Featured in AARMR Magazine
Aug 16, 2021

AFSA’s Danielle Fagre Arlowe penned an article for the American Association of Mortgage Regulators’ (AARMR) quarterly publication The Regulator. The piece, Closing the Homeownership Gap Requires Public & Private Initiatives, details the crucial role that the combination of public policy reform and private initiatives play in closing the homeownership gap, especially in minority communities. Read the […]

New Guidance from the FFIEC on Access to Systems
Aug 12, 2021

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) has issued new guidance on authentication and access to financial institution services and systems. This guidance addresses considerations for customer access to financial institution services as well as access to internal systems by employees of those institutions and third parties. This guidance addresses: Conducting a risk assessment for […]

LISTEN | State of Credit #4 – Joe Crider, Missouri
Aug 10, 2021

This episode of the AFSA Extra Credit Podcast is the fourth edition of our 50-state series, where we’ll be asking questions of financial services regulators around the country. We’ll make our way through all 50 states getting to know the regulators that are part of our industry. Today, Danielle Fagre Arlowe, Senior Vice President and […]

WATCH | Overcoming Consumers Security Concerns to Drive Digital Bill Payment Adoption
Aug 10, 2021

Join us for Overcoming Consumers Security Concerns to Drive Digital Bill Payment Adoption, presented by ACI Worldwide on August 19th at 2:00 p.m. ET Today’s consumers are feeling less confident in data security – less than half of consumers feel their financial data is more secure when paying bills than it was five years ago, according […]

MoneySKILL® Free Personal Finance Course: New Back-to-School Features
Aug 09, 2021

As parents, teachers, and students head back to school this fall, make sure to check out the AFSA Education Foundation’s free financial education course, MoneySKILL. Available entirely online, MoneySKILL offers teachers, parents, nonprofits, and businesses a high-quality resource for delivering financial education. Courses can be fully customized from a collection of 37 personal finance modules […]

WATCH TODAY | Why Consumers Struggle Paying Bills – 2:00pm ET
Aug 05, 2021

What makes paying bills so hard? While other payment experiences (such as ecommerce, P2P and subscriptions) are simplifying the process, bill pay continues to lag in customer experience and innovation continues to widen the gap for consumers. The good news? It doesn’t have to be. There are simple, actionable tips you can take to ease […]

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