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Companies need to assess the risk of using social media to reach customers
Mar 07, 2019

With 73 percent of adults using more than one social media platform, banks and financial services companies are looking at social media as an efficient way to reach consumers. Navigating the compliance risks of social media was one of many presentations this week at the American Financial Services Association’s second annual Law and Compliance Symposium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

AFSA Comments on CFPB Debt Collection Survey
Mar 06, 2019

On March 6, AFSA commented on a proposed CFPB survey. The survey asks for consumers’ experience with debt collection and feedback on proposed disclosure forms. The CFPB first issued its request for approval in June 2017, then again in November 2017, but withdrew the latter request. Earlier this year, the CFPB re-published the survey for comment.

MoneySKILL® article published in Rebound Magazine
Mar 05, 2019

Just in time for March Madness, the AFSA Education Foundation was able to secure a full-page article in Rebound Magazine – a publication about basketball players for basketball players and their fans. This opportunity came through the Executive Producer / Director of Beyond the Game, www.beyondthegamefilm.com.

Stay Relevant with Digital Technology
Mar 04, 2019

Join us on March 14, 2019, at 2 p.m. ET for Instant Funding through Push Payment Technology, presented by REPAY.

Vehicle Finance Industry meeting Demand for credit by U.S. consumers
Feb 28, 2019

Notwithstanding press reports to the contrary, thoughtful review of data about the state of vehicle finance demonstrates that the market has grown in recent years with continued participation across the credit spectrum. The vehicle finance industry is meeting the demand for credit by American consumers, and outstanding loans and leases are performing well.

Registration Opportunities Available for AFSAEF’s Management Development Programs
Feb 26, 2019

Each year since the mid-1980s, the AFSA Education Foundation offers two important enrichment programs for employees of member companies. The first program is THE EDGE, an acronym for Education, Development, Growth, and Enrichment. Designed for branch managers and team leaders, this initiative features layered modules of learning and offers essential courses taught by industry experts.

Stay Relevant with Digital Technology
Feb 25, 2019

Join us on March 14, 2019 at 2 p.m. ET for Instant Funding through Push Payment Technology, presented by REPAY.

Welcome New Members
Feb 21, 2019

AFSA would like to welcome the following new members to the association:

AFSA Meets with FCC to discuss status of TCPA
Feb 21, 2019

AFSA staff and other trade associations met with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week and last week to discuss the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Economist, author, adviser Moore headlines Law & Compliance Symposium
Feb 20, 2019

Stephen Moore, author, economist and former Wall Street Journal Editorial Board member, headlines the second annual AFSA Law and Compliance Symposium, March 5-7 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

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