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AFSA Asks Senate to Help Consumers
May 28, 2020

The American Financial Services Association (AFSA) yesterday sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority tLeader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) asking that the Senate explore several measures that would help consumers and the U.S. economy recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

WEBINAR TODAY | Counseling Solutions as Another Early Intervention Tool
May 28, 2020

Join us on today at 2:00 p.m. ET for Counseling Solutions as Another Early Intervention Tool, presented by Money Management International.

Auto Lending Economic Outlook & Digital Strategies for Risk Mitigation Behind the Deal
May 27, 2020

Join us on June 18th at 2:00 p.m. as we pick up where last month’s strategy discussion with Cox Automotive Chief Economist Jonathan Smoke left off.

AFSA Highlights Shortfalls in HEROES Act in Letter
May 26, 2020

The American Financial Services Association (AFSA) on last week (May 20) sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) in regard to the HEROES Act that passed the House. AFSA is pleased to see that the legislation expands the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) which is helping small businesses in this time of uncertainty. It notes, however, that the PPP should be extended to ensure financial services companies can take advantage of the program. The Act also prohibits another Operation Choke Point, which forced many of our members to sever banking relationships they had held for years.

We Call it Memorial Day for a Reason
May 25, 2020

The American Financial Services Association and its members has long supported our nation’s military veterans, current servicemembers, and their families. It seems that with every passing year, the intent of Memorial Day becomes less apparent and important. And this year, with the pandemic, social distancing, and few of the usual events for us to gather as a nation to mark the solemnity of the day, it seems even more important to recall why Memorial Day is commemorated.

Counseling Solutions as Another Early Intervention Tool
May 22, 2020

Join us on Thursday, May 28 at 2:00 p.m. ET for Counseling Solutions as Another Early Intervention Tool, presented by Money Management International.

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.

WEBINAR TOMORROW | Supporting Your Employees & Navigating Engagement
May 19, 2020

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.

Whether Lazy or Agenda Driven, Reporter Gets it Wrong
May 18, 2020

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).

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