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Woman Leader of the Day | Tanya Sanders
Mar 01, 2022

AFSA is proud to celebrate the crucial role female executives play throughout the financial services industry. From regional firms to national installment lenders to global vehicle finance companies, women leaders are shaping the future of our industry. During Women’s History Month, AFSA is highlighting some of the outstanding leaders in our industry. Tanya Sanders Executive […]

Words Matter
Feb 28, 2022

Today, the CFPB released guidance regarding vehicle repossessions entitled Bulletin 2022-04: Mitigating Harm from Repossession of Automobiles. While the guidance does not reflect a broad brush change in policy, the commentary surrounding the Bulletin does bear noting for several reasons. First, the Bureau is clearly demonstrating that it has very little tolerance for error, human or […]

AFSA’s 2022 Federal Priorities
Feb 25, 2022

The U.S. has a full history of evolving national consumer financial protection laws to ensure consumers are fairly and responsibly treated by financial institutions. Some 22 different federal laws, spanning eight different agencies, create a layered system of laws that protect consumers. The ongoing evolution of these laws serves a rich and diverse economy where […]

Bureau Misses the Mark Again
Feb 25, 2022

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) yesterday posted a blog that doubles down on earlier flawed Bureau analysis of the vehicle finance industry.  The thesis: consumers, particularly those with less than stellar credit (i.e., subprime credit scores), receive varied interest rates on vehicle loans.  How, the CFPB pondered, could two individual consumers with the same […]

Can’t join us in Vegas? Register for the AFSA Digital Pass
Feb 22, 2022

While we expect over 550 AFSA Members and Business Partners to gather in Washington, D.C., we know that some Members and Business Partners are still operating with travel restrictions. To meet their needs, AFSA will offer a Digital Pass for our Vehicle Finance Conference, with live access to all general sessions. AFSA Digital Pass Powered by   WHAT YOU CAN […]

Stay in the Know in Vegas w/ the AFSA Events App
Feb 21, 2022

The AFSA Event App is your key to the most up-to-date info for the 2022 Vehicle Finance Conference & Expo!

SGA sends letters in New York and Illinois
Feb 17, 2022

This week, AFSA’s State Government Affairs (SGA) team sent a letter commenting on a recent rulemaking by the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) on third-party debt collection rules. The DFS’ new rules would make significant changes to existing rules, including debt validation requirements and new restrictions on communicating with consumers. In the letter, […]

AFSA Responds to RFI on Prosperity Gap
Feb 15, 2022

Yesterday, AFSA completed a Request For Information from the House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth regarding policy areas that can help close the prosperity gap in the United States. AFSA’s comments focused on the impact of its Education Foundation, which has successfully promoted quality personal finance courses for teachers, students, and […]

Don’t Miss These Headliners in Vegas!
Feb 14, 2022

If we’re in Vegas, it can mean only one thing: outstanding headline acts! And the 2022 Vehicle Finance Conference & Expo will not disappoint. Keynote Speaker Jon Taffer Sponsored by FIS Jon Taffer is an award-winning hospitality expert, entrepreneur and thought leader with nearly 40 years of success in the entertainment, hospitality and nightlife industries. He is perhaps best […]

WATCH | Digital Retail Done the Right Way
Feb 09, 2022

Join us on February 24 at 2:00 p.m. for Digital Retail Done the Right Way, presented by NetSol. This webinar will focus on customer centricity as the North Star to creating a digital retail platform for the mobility ecosystem. You’ll learn how your business can leap-frog current lead generators, transform the customer experience without neglecting stakeholder needs, us end-to-end […]

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