Installment Lending Meets Consumer Needs Now
May 21, 2020
The American Financial Services Association, the U.S. trade association for the consumer credit industry, has long supported increased options for consumers to access credit, including banks.
Join us on TOMORROW at 2:00 p.m. ET for Navigating Media and Consumer Engagement as We Emerge From the Pandemic presented by AFSA. The webinar will be conducted by Turbine Labs, which the association partners with to produce AFSA Daily Connect and communications intelligence.
Recently, the Huffington Post published a story on the question of whether the Federal Reserve should expand one of its financing facilities, TALF, to include additional auto asset-backed securities (ABS) and consumer installment loan ABS. That story included many dishonest characterizations and insinuations about the American Financial Services Association (AFSA), its members, and its political action committee (AFSAPAC).
On May 15, AFSA submitted a letter to the FCC requesting that the agency begin a rulemaking as soon as possible to ensure that all robocall blocking services include transparency and effective redress options for both consumers and callers.
Join us on May 20 at 2:00 p.m. ET for Navigating Media and Consumer Engagement as We Emerge From the Pandemic presented by AFSA. The webinar will be conducted by Turbine Labs, which the association partners with to produce AFSA Daily Connect and communications intelligence.
As the American economy begins to slowly reopen, the American Financial Services Association is pleased to announce another way to help members manage their business and defray some of the day-to-day costs of supporting the communities they serve.
SBA Updates Loan Guidelines
May 14, 2020
The Small Business Administration (SBA) in the past 48 hours has updated their guidelines for both the review and return of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans in two FAQs.
AFSA Efforts on Next Relief Package
May 14, 2020
On May 12, House Democrats released a new stimulus proposal, dubbed the HEROES Act. The three-trillion-dollar bill may be voted on and passed largely along party lines this Friday. It is not expected to be taken up by the Senate.
Join Cox Automotive Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke today at 2:00 p.m. ET as he sets the discussion with an Auto Retailing State of the Union.
Himpler on NADA President’s Retirement: A Passion for the Industry Translated to Success
May 13, 2020
Today, Peter Welch announced plans to retire at the end of 2020 as President and CEO of the National Auto Dealers Association. Bill Himpler, President and CEO of the American Financial Services Association released the following statement: