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Welcome New Members
Mar 26, 2019

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

MoneySKILL® Mentioned in Automotive News
Mar 20, 2019

AFSA Education Foundation Executive Director, Rhonda Ashburn recently had the opportunity to speak with a reporter from Automotive News, the primary news source for the global auto industry. Click here to read Jackie Charniga’s article, “Managing Money: Everyone’s Responsibility,” which highlights the AFSA Education Foundation’s premier personal finance education offering, MoneySKILL. To learn more about MoneySKILL, visit www.moneyskill.org.

AFSA Responds to RFI on Approps from House Committee
Mar 20, 2019

Late last month, the House Committee on Appropriations requested information on suggested appropriations for upcoming fiscal 2020. Congressional committees often ask constituents and industry stakeholders for suggestions on how to most effectively distribute funds and set priorities.

AFSA Provides Input on Cybersecurity to Key Senate Committee
Mar 18, 2019

Last month, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs asked for feedback on the consumer finance industry’s views on cybersecurity, especially the collection, use and protection of sensitive financial information.

Mega Marketing Trends and Online Strategies in Lending
Mar 18, 2019

Join us Thursday, March 21, 2019, at 2 p.m. ET for Mega Marketing Trends and Online Strategies in Lending, presented by SourceLink.

Graduates give high marks to AFSAEF’s Professional Development Programs; Registration Opportunities Available
Mar 15, 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.

Cybersecurity Assessment Tool provides response readiness reaches
Mar 12, 2019

If your company responds to market forces and security incidents with cat-like reflexes, chances are you may already have performed a self-assessment using something like the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council’s Cybersecurity Assessment Tool (“CAT”).

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.

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