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AFSA Comments on Arbitration Hearing
Mar 08, 2022

Yesterday, AFSA submitted a comment letter to Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Development Chairman Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Ranking Member Patrick Toomey (R-PA) on the committee’s upcoming hearing regarding arbitration. AFSA’s letter highlights the important role that arbitration plays for consumers. “Usage of pre-dispute arbitration clauses in contracts benefits consumers, small businesses, and […]

Woman Leader of the Day | Ginger Herring
Mar 07, 2022

AFSA is proud to celebrate the crucial role female executives play throughout the financial services industry. From small companies to large, installment loans to vehicle finance products, female leaders are building the future of our industry. During Women’s History Month, AFSA will be featured just a small selection of some of the outstanding female leaders […]

Rate Caps Reduce Competition
Mar 06, 2022

The American Financial Services Association (AFSA) yesterday sent a comment letter to Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen highlighting new research on the significant drop of credit availability in areas where rate caps are present. The letter is in response to President Biden’s executive order promoting competition and how new preliminary research conducted by academics […]

Woman Leader of the Day | Mara McNeill
Mar 04, 2022

AFSA is proud to celebrate the crucial role female executives play throughout the financial services industry. From small companies to large, installment loans to vehicle finance products, female leaders are building the future of our industry. During Women’s History Month, AFSA will be featuring just a small selection of some of the outstanding female leaders […]

AFSA Welcomes Perc Pineda, PhD
Mar 03, 2022

AFSA is pleased to welcome Perc Pineda, PhD as Chief Economist and Vice President of Research, serving as the primary expert on economics, statistics, and industry research supporting the organization’s advocacy efforts. “For more than a century, AFSA and its members have protected access to consumer credit and choice,” said Bill Himpler, AFSA President & […]

Woman Leader of the Day | Kathy Ruble
Mar 03, 2022

AFSA is proud to celebrate the crucial role female executives play throughout the financial services industry. From small companies to large, installment loans to vehicle finance products, female leaders are building the future of our industry. During Women’s History Month, AFSA will be featuring just a small selection of some of the outstanding female leaders […]

Woman Leader of the Day | Rochelle McClanahan
Mar 02, 2022

AFSA is proud to celebrate the crucial role female executives play throughout the financial services industry. From small companies to large, installment loans to vehicle finance products, female leaders are building the future of our industry. During Women’s History Month, AFSA will be featuring just a small selection of some of the outstanding female leaders […]

AFSA Publishes Amicus in Convenience Fee Case
Mar 01, 2022

AFSA joined with other trades in an amicus brief in a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision. The case, Thomas-Lawson v. Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC involves convenience fees. The trades’ brief counters some of the issues raised by the CFPB in its brief. The CFPB filed a brief in October 2021 claiming the Fair Debt […]

March Featured Business Partner | Sopra Banking Software
Mar 01, 2022

The featured Business Partner for the month of March is Sopra Banking Software. Learn more at soprabanking.com. Sopra Banking Software has the largest worldwide network of professional business and technical expertise in Wholesale Floor planning technology, thanks to our extensive experience of developing and implementing dealer funding solutions on a global scale. The result is […]

Build a Future-Ready Workforce
Mar 01, 2022

Regardless of technology advances, it’s still people with the right skills who drive your business. In this new era, what must employers consider in attracting people with the right skills?  What do employees require to be successful in creating value for a company? Justin Laborde, Ph.D., Senior Director with Kantar discusses the latest trends in […]

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